Early bird registration is now open for SafetyFOCUS 2020, the annual immersive education event offered by the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). Formerly known as Seminarfest, SafetyFOCUS 2020 is a week-long event that comprehensively covers the industry’s most relevant topics over eight days.
Lorraine M. Martin, NSC president and CEO, and Joseph A. Reuter, Stericycle executive vice president and chief people officer, spoke to the media Monday morning to discuss the NSC’s new Opioids at Work Employer Toolkit. The toolkit, which will officially be released on September 18, includes more than two dozen resources for four specific groups found in a typical workplace setting: supervisors, HR professionals, safety professionals and employees.
The Campbell Institute at the National Safety Council released two new research papers in its ongoing series on leading indicators – “An Implementation Guide to Leading Indicators and Beyond Safety: Leading Indicators for Health & Wellbeing.” These are the fourth and fifth Institute white papers on this topic to help organizations effectively put leading indicators into practice to protect workers.
The NSC announced that Dr. Megan Tranter, global director of environment, health and safety at Amazon, is the recipient of its 2019 Marion Martin Award, presented annually to an outstanding female safety professional. Tranter was honored during the opening session of the annual NSC Congress and Expo in San Diego on Monday.
It was standing room only Monday afternoon as Lev Pobirsky, senior director of safety and security of Pepsi-Cola National Brand Beverages, spoke about active shooter training and workplace violence.
He tries to answer the question: What really happens during an act of workplace violence?
In 2018, the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) created the Center of Visual Expertise (COVE), which is dedicated to the application of Visual Literacy for industrial and service operations with an emphasis on safety. COVE leverages TMA’s renowned art collection and staff expertise to help teach close looking skills, create awareness of personal bias and enhance communication skills.
New 2019 products represent Checkmate’s expansion into North America market
September 9, 2019
Checkmate, a Pure Safety Group (PSG) brand, will unveil the line up of Checkmate Xcalibre Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRLs) for North America at the 2019 National Safety Congress & Expo in San Diego.
The lifelines range from 25 to 130 feet and are available in North America as well as Europe, as Checkmate continues to expand the availability of its product lines. The Xcalibre product line includes some of the most lightweight SRLs on the market today, with excellent serviceability and exceptional performance.
There are a wealth of networking opportunities available to attendees of the 2019 NSC Congress & Expo (and social media ones, if you can’t make it).
The NSC Job and Career Center offers companies a central location to post open safety related positions (and even a private area for interviews, if they meet candidates they like at the conference).
The newest CarbonX® product line, CarbonX Arc by TexTech Industries, is competing for Best in Show in the New Product Showcase at the 2019 NSC Expo in San Diego, September 9–11.
CarbonX Arc combines the brand’s signature non-flammable protective properties with maximum comfort in defending against arc flash hazards.
With so many educational sessions, exhibitors and special events, the scope of the NSC 2019 Congress & Expo might seem overwhelming – particularly for first-time attendees.
The organizers suggest that you create a personalized itinerary for the event, to help you get – and stay – organized.
Start by creating an Attendee Login.
Among the articles in the April 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we get some expert advice on how to strengthen safety by emphasizing equipment reliability, discuss the methods that really work to identify hazards, consider ergonomic options in the materials handling industry, and much more.