Columns

ARTICLES

When it’s “Safety Last”

A mindset that challenges safety & health pros
By Dave Johnson
No Comments
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.


Read More

Defining mistakes, failures & disasters

Complex safety features may contribute to dire consequences
By James E. Leeman Ph.D.
No Comments
In Megan McArdle’s new book, “The UP Side of DOWN — Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success,” she focuses on failures and how individuals react to failures that occur to them and to others.


Read More

How to be a change agent

Seek lasting change, not singular event changes
By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
No Comments
Safety pros can effect change by (1) rethink how change happens, (2) prep for change, and (3) seize the opportunity to effect lasting change.


Read More

Food safety: Don’t put your suppliers in a “silo”

Cloud-based systems increase transparency & reduce risks
By Brenda Percy
No Comments
The supply chain plays a major part in food safety — the product you receive from your supplier must be of the highest possible quality to ensure customer satisfaction and safety and to help you maintain a positive brand image.


Read More

When machine guards are missing in action

No Comments
Here are the stats for machine guard standard (19100212 General requirements for all machines) violations cited by Federal OSHA during the period October 2012 through September 2013


Read More

The safety profession needs to be more shrill

A Harvard prof asks: What about safety as a “social movement”?
By Dave Johnson
No Comments
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


Read More

Why do we break the rules?

Short-cutters get work done and praise from managers
By James E. Leeman Ph.D.
No Comments
Why do employees break the rules? Let me take the liberty to focus on reasons that appear to be surfacing more often today according to my experiences


Read More

Keeping pace with the best: Here’s how to keep up with best safety practices

By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
No Comments
A reader of this column recently asked me, “How does someone keep up with best safety practices?” There is no easy answer.


Read More

Are you actively hostile? Employee perceptions are key

By Dr. John Kello
No Comments
First-line supervisors are the link between where strategic decisions are made on high with where the work of the organization gets done.


Read More

The Behavior-based safety death spiral

Five keys to recharge an observation process
By Chuck Pettinger
No Comments
Can organizations learn anything from the simple ant?


Read More

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook logo Twitter YouTubeLinkedIn Google + icon

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

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.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EST

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.

ISHN Magazine

ISHN SEPTEMBER 2014 COVER

2014 September

ISHN'S September issue features a series of essay on thought leadership. Get expert advice on self-motivation, compliance and more!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE ISHN STORE

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\ISHN\safetyfourth.jpg
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.

More Products

For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE

ishn infographics

2012 US workplace deathsCheck out ISHN's new Infographic page! Learn more about worker safety through these interactive images. CLICK HERE to view the page.