Automatic Transfer Switch, RDEC and Siemens’ Smart Wall on display in booth 907
June 27, 2019
Russelectric, A Siemens Business, a leading manufacturer of power control systems and automatic transfer switches, announces that it will be attending the ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition, held July 14-17 in Baltimore, Maryland. ASHE is a trusted national conference and exhibition for health care facility management and engineering professionals.
Messe Düsseldorf and its local partner Tezulaş Fuar will organize the fourth edition of TOS+H Expo, the Turkish Occupational Safety + Health Exhibition, from May 3 – 6, 2020 in Istanbul, Turkey. Held concurrently will be the X. International Occupational Safety and Health Congress, managed by the Turkish Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services.
eCompliance, the number one software for strengthening safety culture, launches the official agenda for its upcoming conference, NXT 2019: The Future of EHS. This year’s conference includes an exclusive customer-oriented morning, increased networking opportunities, Executive Fireside Chat, Technology Showcase, private safety culture exercise with Marine Corps personnel, EHS Excellence Gala, and awards ceremony.
In a quick and energetic discussion Tuesday morning, Albert Roth of BSI EHS Services & Solutions offered tips on ergonomics programs. He discussed how to simplify ergonomic safety concepts, fun training techniques and problem solving.
He stressed the idea of “keeping it simple.”
Today’s changing workforce and regulations involving temporary workers was the topic Melanie Nykamp, a senior risk management consultant, and Greg Clone, a supervisor of regional risk management.
There are new and changing risks associated with the aging workforce, unskilled workers and issues such as opioid abuse and distracted driving, Nykamp said.
Speakers Carmen Julia Castellon of US Cellular and Jorge Otalora of Hoar Construction, LLC discussed Tuesday how storytelling can benefit safety training.
Storytelling is a great way to get the attention of trainees while getting important safety information across, they said. This session discussed what makes good stories and how to use them to convey lessons learned.
During a flash session Monday on the expo floor at Safety 2019, Don Leonard of the MARCOM Group discussed microlearning and how it can be used for training, using mobile devices, how it can improve productivity and how to involve employees in content creation.
Microlearning can be described at three- to five-minute online courses that are video-based with a test and are aimed at smartphone users.
Total Worker Health is an area of emerging importance for safety professionals in which ASSP has designated a task force. When done right, the benefits to business and to employees include lower risk, collaborative employee-employer engagements and fewer injuries, ASSP says. In short, TWH can lead to a more sustainable workforce.
One year after adopting a new organization name as part of a larger rebranding strategy, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has introduced a new name – Safety Focus – for its annual immersive, week-long education event. The announcement was made Monday by ASSP President Rixio Medina, CSP, CPP, at the Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference and Exhibition.
“We are aligning all of our events to the new brand,” Medina said.
What is keeping you from speaking up? Phillip Ragain of the RAD Group asked that very question Monday at Safety 2019. He said a surprising number of forces inhibit us when we should speak up to stop an unsafe activity.
Ragain discussed the various factors that suppress safety interventions and detailed the steps for overcoming these inhibitors.
Among the articles in the August 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we have information on creating a spill response plan, reopening workplaces amid COVID-19, advice on choosing EHS software, tips on caring for FR clothing, and much more.