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The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has announced the recipients of the 2014 AIHA awards, which honor individuals who provide significant contributions to the industrial hygiene and occupational and environmental health and safety profession.
One of your readers recently emailed: “I have always found it interesting that the ES&H function in a significant number of corporations is managed, note I did not say led, by executives who have failed somewhere else in their corporation and are clueless when it comes to ES&H activities.”
Maybe in the UK, Australia, U.S., and other developed countries there are real safety pros. What I have seen (sorry if it's blunt) in Asia and even in the Middle East (I served in southeast Asia and the Middle East) is that there are no real safety pros.
The National Safety Council recognized its latest class of NSC Rising Stars of Safety, in conjunction with its 2013 NSC Congress & Expo Leading Safety into the Future, at a National Awards Celebration.
In 2010, the ISHM introduced the Associate Safety and Health Manager (ASHM) of the Year Award to annually recognize an individual who has excelled in their role as an aspiring safety manager.
Risk assessment. The Future of Risk Control. Integrated Risk Management. Risk Management and Product Safety. Risk Management and Risk Elimination. Risk Management Forum. Risk Factors. Risk Management 101. Risk Managers From Mars. “We have 15 risk-related sessions at Safety 2013,” says incoming American Society of Safety Engineers’ President Kathy A. Seabrook, CSP, president of Global Solutions, Inc. “You are right to think ‘risk’ is a focus for the safety profession.“
The role of environmental, health and safety (EHS) professionals has undergone a sea change in recent years, according to the new whitepaper “EHS Managers: The Evolution from Necessary Evil to Vital Leaders” by Dakota Software.
AIHA and ACGIH do much to recognize and encourage the careers of young professionals. But when it comes to traveling to conventions, seniority often rules and so it was yesterday I heard several Baby Boomer EHS pros gabbing on the exhibit floor.