American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) President Thomas Cecich, CSP, CIH is in China to participate in an executive panel discussion on protecting workers at the 8th China International Forum on Work Safety in Beijing today through Thursday – an event that is attracting safety experts from across the globe.
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I started my career as a graduate assistant at North Carolina State University working with the state’s furniture and textile industries as they were trying to comply with a new law, the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
A key issues roundtable discussion Monday afternoon will address how to manage OSH risk and business polarities when there are competing priorities. Too often high visibility incidents cause organizations to switch into “fire-fighting” mode rather than executing their strategy.
Tackling issues before they have a chance to grow and spread throughout an enterprise helps to ensure the best potential outcome. For those in Environmental Health and Safety, the ability to be proactive when it comes to the prevention or cleanup of incidents plays a major role in the company’s image and safety overall.
On Monday afternoon AIHce attendees will hear a first-hand account of GE’s world-class program for managing environmental, health and safety (EHS) risks. GE has learned that the way to deliver high EHS performance is through operational ownership.