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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Jim Spigener:

“There is a huge need for CEOs to figure out how to use safety guys to maximum effect.”
June 9, 2014

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Jim Spigener, Behavioral Science Technology (BST), who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “Changing the Game in Safety Performance: The Leader’s Role.”

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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Sam Gualardo:

“Simply put, safety is freedom from risk.”
June 9, 2014

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Sam Gualardo, National Safety Consultants, Inc., who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “Beyond Safety? Dealing with the real causes of worker and workplace risk.”

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In the era of Big Data and a shrinking OSHA, what does an EHS professional do, why are any needed?

May 14, 2014

I would look outside the EHS arena, which gets too lost in being OSHA-centric, for answers to some of the questions that confront the future of the EHS profession. I think the world of Risk Management and Insurance and the Liability Environment play a much bigger role in corporate decision-making when it comes to occupational safety.

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Safety 2014 offers Safety Management seminars

May 9, 2014

Along with a multitude of PDCs, networking opportunities and special events, Safety 2014 will feature seminars intended to help attendees increase the success of their safety management systems and improve communication with management.

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The rise of city-state health & safety laws

Are you ready for the local consequences?
May 1, 2014
Smoke-free workplaces are the norm across the nation.

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Survey: Rising business confidence leads to more risk-taking

May 1, 2014
Investment in equipment is forecast to accelerate in 2014 and 2015 as rising business confidence leads to more risk-taking.

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From Dubai (or anywhere in the world) – one vision, one standard

April 24, 2014

I am very fortunate to be able to travel the world through my work. I just got back from Dubai and had a great trip!  It is so interesting to see other parts of the world and experience different cultures. In fact, I spoke to a group with participants from every corner of the world, and I do mean every corner.

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How the EHS System can optimize your organization’s incident rate

April 21, 2014
To maintain a high level of safety within your organization, the ability to be proactive in addressing all incidents that occur is key.

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Over-confidence in protection & rescue – Conduct a personal risk assessment

April 15, 2014
A corollary to over-confidence in equipment is having too much confidence in our personal protective equipment (PPE).

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Contractor safety management – A frontier in safety that must be improved

April 1, 2014

A number of companies have made significant improvements to their safety cultures. Their progress is so dramatic, they often come to the realization that it is highly probable that their next fatality will come from a contractor they hire. To safety leaders, this is not an acceptable risk.

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ASSEâ??s 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.

6/26/14 2:00 pm EDT

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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2014 July

In this month's issue of ISHN, check out the top training companies and find out who the winners of the ISHN/ASSE Safety 2014 awards are.

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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 - May 2014

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