If the CIH and CSP are high-water marks for quality, what are the lowest quality OHS credentials? The constant flux of the unregulated OHS credential market along with hazy transparency and other issues e.g., no standard benchmark makes this an impossible question to answer.
It’s no surprise that safety is top of mind for every worker on every job site. And yet, falls from elevation are still happening. In fact, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls from elevation continue to be the leading cause of death for construction employees.1
The topic of “return to work” is certainly front and center. While many organizations have continued to operate during the COVID-19 situation under the definition of essential businesses, there are many who have not — especially consumer facing businesses such as retail businesses, bars and restaurants.
Recognize leaders in safety excellence & vision as National Safety Month kicks off & safety teams address COVID-19
June 3, 2020
J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of safety and regulatory compliance solutions, announced that nominations are open for the J.J. Keller Safety Professional of the Year (SPOTY) Awards.
The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) launched a collaboration to connect BCSP-certified professionals with CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional members of FPA who are providing a 20 percent discount on their first-year financial planning fees.
Today, safety professionals face a host of challenges. Generational turnover, regulatory changes, budget constraints, and other factors create distractions, interruptions, and frustration. On top of it all, these same professionals are under significant pressure from their organizations to achieve even more aggressive safety goals.
The Board of Certified Safety Professionals' (BCSP) Foundation received many applications for scholarships and, after much consideration, recently provided 37 determined safety, health, and environmental (SH&E) students with $5,000 each to support their continued dedication to the development of their knowledge and the improvement of safety practice.
A resource for practicing industrial hygienists, architects, mechanical engineers, IAQ practitioners & home inspector
January 24, 2020
The AIHA has published the second edition of Recognition, Evaluation, and Control of Indoor Mold. This second edition of the book provides health information which is aligned with the current epidemiology and medical information on environmental allergens, updated taxonomy of the fungi and mold remediation guidelines, and the most current and comprehensive discussion on the basic practice of identifying mold damage, the evaluation of the samples that are collected, and the process of remediation.
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.
Among the articles in the March 2021 issue of ISHN magazine, we discuss fall prevention in regards to the musculoskeletal system, look into building a culture of safety, learn about NFPA 652 compliance and consider advancements in materials manufacturing.