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When it’s “Safety Last”

A mindset that challenges safety & health pros
We are going through a news cycle now when it can be too easy to argue that too often safety is the last thing people are thinking about.


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The safety profession needs to be more shrill

A Harvard prof asks: What about safety as a “social movement”?
Robert G. Eccles, a professor of management practice at the Harvard Business School, didn’t mince words when he spoke at a sustainability and safety symposium


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G.M.’s CEO is the latest executive to see the light

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at the bottom right-hand corner of the section “Business Day” in The New York Times, is a boxed photograph of General Motors’ chief executive Mary T. Barra.


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Safety & health pros come in all stripes and colors

There’s no such animal as the stereotypical safety and health pro. I’ll run through my own “who’s who” list of industry-based safety and health pros who have made an impression on me.


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Searching for your safety champs

How to find talent for your voluntary activities
Safety and health processes in the workplace are often facilitated by EHS professionals and driven by volunteers.


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Work-life balance? It's really integration

Americans log more hours on the job than anyone in the industrialized world.


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Leadership—the rest of the story

It’s not all about having heart, caring and compassion
My limit has been reached. I’m talking about leadership hero worship.


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Do you overestimate your number of true believers?

Just finished reading a fascinating book, “The Men Who Lost America” (Yale University Press, 2013), by Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy, a history professor at the University of Virginia.


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Do safety pros hate their bosses?

A Yahoo news story doesn’t paint a pretty picture
Whoa, you’re treading on thin, very politically incorrect ground here when one uses the word “hate.”


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Public posting is a scary thing

OSHA’s proposal will jangle some nerves
You know when OSHA makes an announcement that’s posted online by The Wall Street Journal within hours or minutes, something major has happened.


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