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The safety world receives the ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System
July 10, 2014

ISO 45001 is the number given to ISO’s effort to create a standard for an occupational safety and health management system. This project is well underway, but before the status update, let me begin with some background on occupational safety and health management systems.


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How one company cut work-related accidents by 60 percent in two years

July 8, 2014

A company-wide initiative that included management commitment and lots of employee commitment led to a 60 percent decrease in Lost Time Accident Frequency (LTAF)* at UPM, a company involved in reformation of bio and forest industries.


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Safety success can be scary

June 27, 2014

A great leader has passed, Chuck Noll, Hall of Fame coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Coach Noll impacted the lives of many, many people. Chuck Noll is the only NFL head coach to win four Super Bowls and may be the greatest NFL coach ever.


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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Rodney Grieve:

“Organizational balance is influenced by four elements: experience, knowledge, focus, and pace”
June 9, 2014

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Rodney E. Grieve, BRANTA Worldwide, who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “Identifying Cultural Hazards: Four Clues That You May Be Out Of Balance.”


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Puncturing 6 common work-related myths

Life’s lies that lead you off the path
April 1, 2014
With organizations reducing the size of their workforce and the continual march of Baby Boomers into retirement, those remaining are finding they are not only doing their job, but also tasks of their departed co-worker’s job.


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“My manager doesn’t understand me” – could be the safety profession’s oldest lament

January 17, 2014

I quite often hear the lament from the safety fraternity that "my manager doesn't understand me ...".To this I reply - when one understands the myriad of demands placed upon C-level personnel, why should it be incumbent upon them to "learn the language of safety (environment, labour laws, accounting, IP, IT, etc). Rather, if safety pro's are so keen to have their voices heard, the responsibility should be on them to learn the language of management, and place their commentary in the management context.


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Develop policies & strategies to support the culture-building (or repair) partnership

October 29, 2013

If, after reading this, you have identified that you may have some features of a broken Safety Culture, or you just want to enhance your existing efforts, you may want to consider the following:


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What does an argument on a construction job site cost?

Study: About $11,00 per dispute
September 10, 2013

A Michigan State University researcher has quantified something rarely measured in studies about productivity in the construction industry: the cost of arguments.


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Why bad things happen to good companies

June 26, 2013

On Wednesday morning at ASSE’s Safety 2013 in Las Vegas a vexing, long-standing irritant to safety professionals is addressed by Canadian consultant Corrie Pitzer -- why safe organizations fail. Pitzer calls it “drifting into disaster.”


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What you need to know about management systems

They're about tools, not guarantees
May 29, 2013

Consultants Tom Rancour and Bradford Russell offered these takeaways in a session at the AIHce: Some companies implement and dedicate time to management systems, but the guiding principle, the safety and health policy, is buried in some labor manual. Without a “map,” management systems develop “escapes”  or leaks in risk management compliance because the vision and the followup protocols are buried.


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Math Review: New Orleans

10/23/11
Hampton Inn
New Orleans, LA
United States
This is an intensive review of essential math skills. This workshop is specifically designed for those preparing for certification examinations (ASP, CSP, CHST, OHST) and needing a hands-on review of essential skill areas. Read More

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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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Realizing ROI from Your Gas Detection Program

This presentation will cover why a safe workplace equates to good business, why keeping workers truly safe from hazardous gases requires a complete gas detection program, and how your investment can ensure an ROI to your overall business.

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