This year’s National Safety Congress & Expo in San Diego featured a tech hub of approximately 25 vendors that seemed a world away from the usual exhibits of PPE, training services and facility equipment.
ESG ratings, rankings and grades have been around for some years, and the whole “ESG industry” is growing, driven by Wall Street investors, media coverage, consumer and employee demands for responsible corporate behavior, and the need for both public and private companies – though primarily at this point public entities – to be able to access capital by scoring well on ESG scorecards.
A major session at the NSC was introduced by OSHA chief Doug Parker, moderated by NIOSH director Dr John Howard, and had six panelists. The subject? Diversity, equity and inclusion, better known these days as DEI.
From Salt Lake City, Utah to Dusseldorf, Germany, safety professionals traveled far and wide to expand their professional knowledge and engage in networking with their colleagues. Here are some highlights from 2015’s occupational safety and health conventions:
Individuals honored for their exceptional dedication to safety and health
September 28, 2015
The National Safety Council has honored six individuals with Distinguished Service to Safety Awards, the highest award given to safety professionals. This year’s six recipients were honored at the Opening Session of the NSC Congress & Expo in Atlanta – the largest annual gathering of safety and health professionals in the U.S.
It’s not too early to start marking your calendar and gathering information about the professional conferences you plan on attending in 2014. Here’s a sampling of the occupational safety and health-related conventions scheduled for this year.
Talking to vendors at last week’s National Safety Congress & Expo, sponsored by the National Safety Council, it’s clear a safety pro who comes to work without a smartphone is going to lost in the dark.
The NSC Expo, with the theme, “Leading Safety into the Future,” will be held in the NSC’s hometown of Chicago, Sept. 30–Oct. 2.
September 5, 2013
Some big names will be coming to the Windy City. The Congress kicks off Monday morning with appearances by Janet Froetscher, President & CEO of the National Safety Council, Kent McElhattan, Chairman, Board of Directors of the National Safety Council, and Jeff Woodbury, Incoming Chairman, Board of Directors, of the National Safety Council.