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Leadership – A matter of capacity, character and competence

Who knows how many thousands of books and articles have been written about leadership? In contrast, blog articles written on leadership typically have 500 or fewer words. So, here is a short version that deals with my interpretation of material taught at West Point and applied in a practical manner by many individuals (with editorial license here and there on my part).


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Always start your safety meeting on time

Let's begin with starting on time. As a safety speaker you should always start on time. No matter what the circumstances, I always start on time. It doesn't matter what's going on.


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Leaders need time to reflect, but who has the time or inclination?

A lecture on “Solitude and Leadership: If you want others to follow, learn to be alone with your thoughts,” was delivered by William Deresiewicz to the plebe class at the United States Military Academy at West Point in October 2009.


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Coach your employees to be individual safety leaders

Safety “programs” that emphasize the role of human error/unsafe acts have an interesting history.


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What is the one issue in safety that everyone deals with daily?

A recent conversation among members of the EHSQ Elite (Number One in Safety) LinkedIn discussion group: “Apathy and lack of passion. Thinking that standards, rules, and regulations are for everyone else. I see safety as like balancing a see saw. On one end are risks and hazards, the other end is what you will do to mitigate hazards and risks to keep the see saw in balance.”


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NSC 2014 Speaker Q&A with Skipper Kendrick

Traditional safety training tends to be cookie cutter
ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Skipper Kendrick, who presented a talk on “This Ain’t Your Normal Safety Training” at the National Safety Congress & Expo, Sept 15-17, in San Diego.


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NSC 2014 Speaker Q&A with Robert Pater

Arrogance is the number one leadership mistake
ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Robert Pater., who presented a talk on “Overcoming the Top 10 Leadership Mistakes” at the National Safety Congress & Expo, Sept 15-17, in San Diego.


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NSC 2014 Speaker Q&A with Chuck Pettinger: Analytics can identify hot spots in your culture

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Chuck Pettinger, who co-presented a talk on “Incentives and Big Data: A Case Study of Leadership Engagement” at the National Safety Congress & Expo, Sept 15-17, in San Diego.


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Talk less and do more

We need leaders who do not just talk; we have enough talk, we need leaders who “walk the walk.”


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Make a difference in your own neighborhood

I don’t believe individual leadership can change a national health and safety issue.


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ASSE Safety 2014 Review

A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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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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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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2014 October

This issue features articles about PPE safety and OSHA standards

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE

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