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You see it, you own it

By John Drebinger Jr.

More than 24 years ago when I began speaking to audiences about safety, this was the title of my presentation. I was reminded of it when I was being interviewed by Dave Johnson with ISHN www.ishn.com.


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Values – Strategies and safety excellence

By Mike Williamsen Ph.D., CSP

Providing a published document that states the organization’s values is a common business practice for many companies. This values document, in turn, should lead to strategies that help establish a culture that lives and delivers these values. Many times, employee safety is a stated value. 


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GreenWood, Inc. celebrates 3 million safe hours at West Virginia operations

"Safety can seem like a simple concept, but it has to be a priority every day"
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GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, operations and construction solutions provider, recently celebrated 3 million safe hours at their West Virginia Operations (WVO) project based in South Charleston, West Virginia. The major safety milestone was reached after twelve years of continuous operations without a lost time event supporting multiple clients in the chemical and petro-chemical industries.


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Galloway of ProAct Safety to cohost complimentary TalentClick webinar “How to Build a Top Safety Culture”

Shawn M. Galloway of ProAct Safety and Greg Ford of TalentClick will share ways to transform “tough” safety cultures into top safety cultures
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ProAct Safety, a recognized pioneer in safety excellence strategies, announced its president, Shawn M. Galloway, will join TalentClick host, Greg Ford, for a webinar on creating a top safety culture that leverages strategy and key measurements most organizations miss when attempting to improve safety performance or company culture.


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Acting ethically requires constant vigilance

By Thea Dunmire

Acting ethically requires constant vigilance.  One slip-up can have serious, long-term consequences. A recent news report demonstrates the importance of a strong defense when it comes to acting ethically.


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Big Whoop – Safety excellence awards

By Mike Williamsen Ph.D., CSP

Many private and public organizations publicize significant accomplishment of downstream safety measures, such as the reduction of injury rates. I am not fond of this recognition, but I do acknowledge that celebrating “an adequate number of injuries” seems to be a current weakness of our profession.


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Get off the EHS island: Translate the lofty ideals set by the C-Suite into real-world scenarios that workers understand

By Larry Curtis CHSM

Whether you work in Aviation, Mining or the Zoo Industry, the EHS Department is often caught in the middle between the C-Suite and everybody else in the company.


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Where the leader goes, so goes the organization

By Dan O'Brien, CSP

The biggest thing preventing our safety cultures, performance and progress is the mindset of our leaders. Safety will never trickle up in an organization, never!


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Success secrets of Jerry Seinfeld and safety

By John Drebinger Jr.

Somewhere posted in Facebook or in an article I read, I bumped into a story about a technique comedian Jerry Seinfeld uses to make sure he keeps writing new material.  Seinfeld shared early in his career, he realized the importance of consistent action.


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5 Processes to Automate in your EHS System

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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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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

March 17, 2014
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

March 17, 2014
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

March 17, 2014
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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Welding: It doesn't have to be a grind. The latest in respiratory protection and PPE for welders and grinder

Attendees of this webinar will gain knowledge of hazards and appropriate PPE for welding applications, regulatory drivers that are changing the landscape of PPE within welding applications and the latest product technologies being offered in welding PPE.

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