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In the era of Big Data and a shrinking OSHA, what does an EHS professional do, why are any needed?

May 14, 2014

I would look outside the EHS arena, which gets too lost in being OSHA-centric, for answers to some of the questions that confront the future of the EHS profession. I think the world of Risk Management and Insurance and the Liability Environment play a much bigger role in corporate decision-making when it comes to occupational safety.


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Ethics education a must for safety professionals, study says

October 16, 2013

 A recent study examining ethical reasoning among safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professionals is expected to help educators determine how to integrate a moral and ethical base within safety curricula to prepare future safety professionals to have an ethics based thought process when they enter the work force.


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Is it safe for pregnant workers?

You can help to reasonably reduce hazards
June 6, 2012
The EEOC received 53,865 charges alleging pregnancy discrimination over the past ten fiscal years — more than a 35% increase in charges from the previous ten years.


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Where’s the outrage?

4,690 deaths on the job in 2010: What “acceptable losses” mean to the EHS profession
June 6, 2012
An acceptable loss is a sacrifice that is deemed an acceptable cost of doing business.


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11/16/2011 - EHS Profession

November 16, 2011
Does the EHS profession have a public relations problem? Does the public understand what safety professionals do? Would a better understanding make safety professionals more effective at their jobs? Would a higher profile motivate more young people to choose EHS as a career?
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