In an age where academic degrees may be literally printed from home, some experts are calling for the development of minimum requirements to accredit academic programs in the occupational safety and health (OSH) profession.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is currently accepting submissions for workshop proposals for its Fall Conference 2015. The AIHA says the conference is “the best opportunity of the year for IH and OEHS professionals of all levels to learn and network in a collaborative, intimate, and engaging environment.”
Mentors help ease learning curve for new safety hires
December 8, 2014
Companies that support a robust mentor program for new safety employees are more apt to reduce the learning curve they face and retain their services longer, an important feat considering competition to keep them will rise with an estimated 25,000 safety practitioners retiring by 2016.
This list is by no means expansive of all the great qualities a successful safety professional possesses. However, it is a good start and it will point you in the right direction. They Won’t Act Like A Cop. It is fair to say that this is number one on the list.