Items Tagged with 'risk management'


NSC 2014 Speaker Q&A with Bob Veazie

We go beyond the minimum when we are personally committed
ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Bob Veazie, who presented a talk on “Commitment-Based Safety: Highest Performance Safety” at the National Safety Congress & Expo, Sept 15-17, in San Diego.

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Trish Ennis begins one-year term as new ASSE president

A 23-year veteran of the occupational health and safety profession, Ennis vowed to continue to elevate the safety profession within the business community and work to deliver ASSE’s 36,000 members the programs and benefits they seek.

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MSA wins legal management award

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) named the Law Department of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) as a 2014 ACC Value Champion.

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What your customers need to know…

Out-of-service equipment poses invisible hazards if not handled properly
Retiring equipment in the chemical processing industry may pose more danger than meets the eye as residual hazardous chemicals

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Firms are like the Titanic – thought to be invincible

Something is wrong — possibly our conventional safety management principles and science are not only losing their impact, but are now contributing to failure. 

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The business community “gets” risk

A risk-based approach aligns OSH with the business concept of risk.

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“Let’s be careful out there”

How business can learn From U.S. Army safety practices

The U.S. Army has a safety rate that is 9X lower than U.S. businesses, despite training for war on a daily basis. The difference in the U.S. Army and U.S. business accident rates is driven largely by the safety procedures the U.S. Army uses, the Risk Management Process.

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Talking risk: Pros & cons of ISO 31000-2009

In 2005, International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) established a working group to develop the first international risk management standard.

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How to be a change agent

Seek lasting change, not singular event changes
Safety pros can effect change by (1) rethink how change happens, (2) prep for change, and (3) seize the opportunity to effect lasting change.

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5 Processes to Automate in your EHS System

Automation has changed the way business is conducted today. Processes that used to take days or longer to complete can now be accomplished in minutes—paperwork that was previously reviewed manually can now be done electronically, saving time and reducing the chance of mistakes occurring.

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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.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EST

Leveraging Sustainability Initiatives to Benefit Your Community and Increase Compliance

This webinar will review how General Motors' Sustainability initiatives are being leveraged to improve the community and the environment, create efficient energy programs, improve sustainability tracking, impact on processes and overall reporting and improve overall social, environmental and corporate sustainability.

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2014 September

ISHN'S September issue features a series of essay on thought leadership. Get expert advice on self-motivation, compliance and more!

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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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2012 US workplace deathsCheck out ISHN's new Infographic page! Learn more about worker safety through these interactive images. CLICK HERE to view the page.