ISHN’s Time Machine monthly column marks the magazine’s 50th anniversary by looking back at significant workplace safety and health issues and events of the past half century, and looking ahead to future developments and advances.
Risk communications expert Peter Sandman shares his thoughts
September 1, 2016
World-renowned risk communications expert Peter Sandman offered ISHN these thoughts on the April 22, 2010, BP exploration oil well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 crew men and leaked millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf.
You couldn’t ask a more polarizing question. OSHA chiefs admired by business for their restraint have left labor disappointed if not outraged. OSHA bosses who have enjoyed labor’s support have been the scourge of business.