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Don’t track me down versus the need to know

By Dave Johnson
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San Diego CA - Personnel tracking technology is one of the fascinating research and development progressions on display at the National Safety Congress and Expo being held here in hot and humid (unbelievably) San Diego. For two weeks temperatures in the San Diego area have hovered between 90 to 100 degrees, sending many residents in search of air conditioners, and having attendees walking to the convention center work up a good sweat.


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Three essentials skills you need to succeed in safety

By Leonard Vroegindewey

The term hard skills is defined as "specific, teachable abilities that can be defined and measured. By contrast, soft skills are less tangible and harder to quantify. Examples of hard skills include job skills like typing, writing, math, reading and the ability to use software programs; soft skills are personality-driven skills like etiquette, getting along with others, listening and engaging in small talk.”


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Slips, trips & falls; natural disasters and storms; and fire top three employee safety concerns, according to survey

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According to the third annual workplace safety survey by Staples, Inc. , the top three safety concerns for employees are


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Worker involvement: 10 tips to increase employee engagement

By Karen McConnell

When it comes to boosting health and safety performance, most managers recognise that worker involvement is the key to success. Positive relationships between employers and employees, as well as between employees themselves, pay dividends and help enhance productivity.


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Doubt is the key to knowledge

By Thea Dunmire

Doubt is an important part of acting ethically.  Doubt is what causes us to stop and ask ourselves – Is this really such a good idea?


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Thought leadership: 21 essays on advice for pros

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Listed below are 21 essays that give advice for safety professionals.


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We’re all in sales and marketing

By Dr. John Kello
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In some places, safety is treated much like human resources used to be.


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Let’s shed some time-honored practices

By James "Skipper" Kendrick
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It’s time to shed some time-honored practices within the safety profession.


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Supply chain audits needs more “boots on the ground”

By Mark Katchen CIH
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Environmental health and safety/social responsibility audits are the principal tool used to assess compliance with regulatory requirements and brand policy in the supply chain.


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May the juice be with you

By Mike Williamsen Ph.D., CSP
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The technical detail available to members of our profession has the potential to be suffocating — voluminous regulations


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EVENTS

Gas Detectors: The most common mistakes people make when using atmospheric monitors

Contact: Adam Thomas
Learn the most common mistakes people make when using atmospheric monitors. Join Bob Henderson from GFG Instrumentation for this educational webinar. Read More

What You Need to Know About OSHA’s New Global Harmonization & Hazard Communication Standard

11/14/13
In 2012, OSHA enacted its Global Harmonization Standard which included significant changes to its Hazard Communication Standard. Join Ed Foulke Jr. as he provides a detailed explanation of OSHA’s changes to the Hazard Communication Standard and discuss steps that your organization can take to meet your obligations under this new standard. Read More

Engage, Motivate, Reward.....Repeat: The proven tactic for long-term safe behavior

5/20/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand This presentation will cover examples of engagement tactics that were deployed and others where they could have been deployed to affect behavior change, recognition’s role in facilitating employee engagement, benefits of reinforcing safe work habits with a rewards component and best practices, common mistakes, and available resources for success.

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National Safety Congress & Expo

9/15/14
San Diego, CA
United States
The NSC Congress & Expo is your opportunity to meet with thousands of safety, health and environmental professionals who share the desire to better themselves.

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BST Safety in Action® Conference

3/19/15
Hyatt Regency
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL
United States
Experience a conference that can truly be tailored to the specific safety and learning objectives of you and your teams.

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DOCUMENTS AND FILES

The Missing Link in Arc Flash Analysis - Risk Assessment

This information allows for the establishment of a boundary known as the arc flash boundary and PPE and arc rated clothing selection for working inside the arc flash boundary.

Culture Change

This article will provide an overview of the three principle types of electrical maintenance hazards, along with a discussion of the standards and regulations pertaining to the subject.

Analyzing Electrical Hazards in the Workplace

This article will provide an overview of the three principle types of electrical hazard analysis, along with a discussion of the relevant standards and regulations pertaining to the subject.

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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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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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