The National Safety Council (NSC) is accepting nominations for five of its prestigious safety awards and designations: the Distinguished Service to Safety Award, the Marion Martin Award, the Community Advancement Award, the Teen Safety Award and Rising Stars of Safety. Winners will have advanced safety in the workplace, in the community or on the road, and will have demonstrated improvement and the effectiveness of their actions, as well as the impact their actions have had to reduce injuries and deaths.
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Independent research firm Verdantix announced the 11 winners of the annual EHS Innovation Awards at the Verdantix Summit in Atlanta. The international awards recognize organizations which have implemented innovative EHS technologies.
“Defenseless Moments” is the new book by Larry Wilson, founder of the SafeStart training program begun in 1998. Larry is Chief Visionary Officer of SafeStart and CEO of SafeStart International. “Defenseless Moments” covers hot safety topics.
Funds will go toward helping women pursue safety careers and advancing those already in the field
November 4, 2019
The National Safety Council (NSC) has received a $125,000 sponsorship from Amazon to support women in safety. The sponsorship will go toward bolstering three NSC initiatives: the Council’s Marion Martin Award, Women in Safety Scholarship program and Women’s Division.
Although women make up nearly half of the U.S. workforce, they comprise only 19% of employees within the safety industry.
Safety professionals work diligently to engage both leaders and employees. But there is often a challenge: leaders wish their employees would just "be careful" without doing diligence to hazard identification, assessment and control. The result: workers claim leaders are only concerned with productivity and budgets.
New York moves to revoke contractors’ licenses after worker fatalities; more OSHA violations for Dollar Tree stores and a runaway train raises concerns about air brakes. These were among the top stories featured on ISHN.com this week.
When you’re not meeting and greeting at NSC Congress & Expo, you may want to take some time to explore the attractions of the host city. There are many. In addition to lots of sunshine, San Diego also boasts a vibrant downtown, a sparkling coastline and lots of shopping and dining options. For starters, you can take surfing lessons in La Jolla, visit the museums of Balboa Park or stroll through the Gaslamp Quarter.
MetroNet Inc. has announced Chuck Muller as the company’s new Safety Manager. With more than 30 years of experience in damage prevention, Muller will be spearheading all safety and damage prevention efforts in each state that provides MetroNet services. He joins the team after serving on Indiana 811 as the Director of Member/Public Relations where he served as the subject matter expert on all Indiana 811 legislative issues.
Among the articles in the January 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we review the most violated OSHA standards, Part 2 of Larry Wilson's 'Rethinking Traditional Safety' column series, insight from safety experts, and much more.