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Safety: Finding the Right Mix of Idealism and Realism

April 17, 2014

Are all accidents preventable? The idealist says that, under the right circumstances and with early detection of risks and trends, they are. The realist says that given probability, massive exposure to risks, human nature and imperfect performance a certain number of accidents are inevitable.


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Lights, camera, safety!

New Synergist article examines the role of safety professionals in the movie industry
March 14, 2014

With the 2013 awards season recently wrapped up, the limelight is on the Academy Award-winning films, actors, actresses, and directors who walked away with the coveted Oscar trophies. However, the behind-the-scenes workers who make these movies possible are just as crucial to a film’s success—as well as those responsible for making sure that everyone working on movie sets goes home safe and healthy each day.


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ISHN readers weigh in on contractor’s dilemma

He brings up unsafe conditions, is ignored
July 30, 2013

If safety is not in your job description, are you obligated to mention unsafe work conditions? That was one of the topics that appeared in the responses to a story featured on the ISHN website on July 18: “Safety pro asks, ‘Who can fight for my rights?’”


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Where did all the industrial hygienists go?

Terminology changes with profession
May 17, 2013

AIHA calls its members “occupational and environmental health and safety professionals.” That about covers it all. The organization says “members play a crucial role on the front line of worker health and safety every day.” Note the inclusion of safety.


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Ethics are easily muddled

But you can prevent killer collapses
September 6, 2012
Well, it’s that time of the year again to take the company’s ethics course.


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Is workplace bullying a threat to worker safety? And if so what can be done about it?

June 27, 2012
The case of 68-year bus monitor, Karen Klein being bullied at the hands of four seventh graders has set off an international outrage against bullying.


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