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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Skipper Kendrick:

“Could your leaders name the last three things they’ve done to improve the safety of the business?”

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Skipper Kendrick of Kendrick Global Enterprises, who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “12 Key Words for the Safety Professional.”


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Cardinal rules – Influencing noncompliance

Our personal risk tolerance is directly influenced by the severity of the outcome. If there is a high cost associated with a risk, we are more prone to comply with the rules set in place. While writing this post, I am reminded of today’s airline industry.


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Sustaining culture change by building a safety infrastructure

Over the past couple of weeks I have criticized the mad rush of snake oil sales men from BBS to the new –found goldmine of one form or another of “culture-based” safety.  I like to alternate my posts from the critical, to the (hopefully) helpful.  Much ado is made about the holy grail of injury prevention, but scant little has been offered around sustaining change.


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Weekly news round-up

PSM standard to change, poultry workers may have to move even faster

OSHA’s silica rule takes a step ahead, Canadian investigators issue a hazmat transportation safety advisory and health PSAs that outperformed expectations were among the top EHS-related stories featured this week on ISHN.com:


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March mine inspections produce low number of orders

Results show "a positive trend in overall mine safety and health"

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) says the 155 citations and two orders issued by federal inspectors during last month's special impact inspections represent the lowest number of orders issued during targeted monthly inspections over nearly three years.


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Kentucky coal mine operator ordered to pay fines it owes for 1,244 violations

D & C Mining Corp. taken to court

A mining company fought the law and the law won recently, when the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky ordered the D & C Mining Corp. to pay the $1.67 million in safety fines it has so far failed to pay.


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Highway worker electrocuted in Wisconsin

Employer Highway Technologies cited

OSHA has cited Highway Technologies Inc. in Minneapolis for 10 safety – including six willful – violations after a worker died from injuries sustained while working with equipment that came into contact with overhead power lines on I-94 near Menomonie, Wis., on Sept. 17, 2012.


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On site fall hazard assessment from 3M

Failure to protect workers from fall hazards has been OSHA's top cited workplace safety violation for the past 2 years! Let 3M, the name you trust in safety, help you take the necessary steps to achieve fall protection compliance.


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Actio Software awarded: Material disclosure takes high score in Environmental Leader Annual Technology Reviews

Material Disclosure software a "game-changing vehicle for creating supply chain transparency"

Actio Corporation, makers of software for product regulatory assessment and compliance solutions, have announced that their software, Material Disclosure, received one of the highest scores possible in the 2013 Environmental Leader Technology Reviews Program.


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Magid introduces new E2 Paddle Plug earplugs

No-roll, easy-grip paddle design improves fit, comfort and compliance

Magid expands its signature E2® line of best-value hearing protectors today with the new E2® IHP100 and IHP100C Paddle Plug™ Earplugs. Featuring user-friendly, easy-grip PVC paddle stems to simplify wear and removal, these earplugs propel standard hearing protection into a new league of fit, comfort and control.


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Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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