Time is money. It’s an old saying that we have heard a thousand times, but why is it so memorable? Perhaps because it’s true. The problem with this maxim is that to save time, people often lose sight of safety
The National Safety Council is hosting its 2018 NSC Congress & Expo this week at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. This year’s conference features more than 1,100 exhibitors, more than 150 educational seminars and four keynote sessions.
SHE Software, a global leader in configurable health and safety software, is hosting four exclusive conferences across America aimed at educating environment, health and safety (EHS) professionals on how to overcome challenges in workplace health and safety.
Tracy Clingingsmith, Safety Manager for Alamo Group in Seguin, Texas, has been named the 2018 Safety Professional of the Year (SPOTY) by J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. The SPOTY Awards recognize industry professionals who lead unique and effective approaches to their safety programs.
When Clingingsmith started as Safety Manager at Alamo Group in Texas, she changed the culture of how all employees, from the top down, thought about safety.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is in favor an electronic submission requirement in OSHA’s proposed rule for the tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses – but it wants a worker privacy study conducted before the rule is finalized.
In a letter sent to the agency’s Director of Technical Support and Emergency Management, Amanda Edens, AIHA Director of Government Relations Mark Ames offered recommendations on the rule.
It didn’t take very long into the first morning of the construction industry safety conference for me to start second-guessing myself.
While the prominent event presented a unique opportunity for me to network with contractors and safety directors who work directly in the field, and it allowed me direct access to the people who manage safety policies and procedures within an industry where Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) members’ equipment is used, I couldn’t help but wonder if the other attendees had different viewpoints about safety than I did.
The new ASSP Certification and Accreditation Institute LLC , an independent entity of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), has begun working with companies to certify their workplace safety and health processes to established standards that demonstrate a commitment to quality.
Individuals completing a curriculum-based safety, health, and environmental (SH&E) program which meets BCSP's Qualified Equivalent Program (QEP) standards are now eligible for the Transitional Safety Practitioner (TSP) designation. Those awarded the TSP designation meet the requirement of holding a BCSP approved credential when applying for the CSP.
ACGIH® will present The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS): A Comprehensive Course for Working With Safety Data Sheets (SDS) webinar series beginning on October 2, 2018.