Corrie Pitzer, a regular speaker at the National Safety Congress & Expo, kicked off Tuesday’s agenda with a “preview” of the opportunities and risks confronting safety and health professionals in a post-Covid world.
John McBride knows what executives are looking for when hiring EHS pros. He’s the director of national recruiting for Consentium Search LLC and was one of the first workshop speakers Monday afternoon, October 11 at the 2021 National Safety Congress & Expo in Orlando, Florida.
Culture is difficult to quantify yet remains a crucial aspect of workplace safety. Most facilities understand the need for specific safety rules and protocols, but company culture — the beliefs, values, and attitudes of the workforce — often goes underemphasized. That shouldn’t be the case.
In a recent poll we asked EHS professionals: what is your biggest barrier to collecting accurate EHS data? The clear winner was “cultural barriers to data entry” followed by “training of data collectors” which received 39% and 30% of the vote respectively. Culture is a word that is commonly used in the EHS industry and building a safety culture is often a focus of EHS professionals.
Safety leaders exemplify best practices in keeping workers safe
September 16, 2021
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. on Thursday, September 16 announced the winners of the 2021 J. J. Keller Safety Professional of the Year (SPOTY) Awards, one of the most prestigious forms of recognition in the field of workplace safety. ISHN's chief editor Benita Mehta was a guest judge this year.
ISHN’s multimedia specialist Layan Dahhan speaks with Joseph Boyle, the CEO of TRUCE Software, a company dedicated to providing mobility solutions in the workplace, about the study and mobile device use on the job.
If your business requires more skill than laborers off the street, it costs money to find and train the right employees. To keep the talent you have found and developed, you must maintain a civil workplace. Bullies chase away talent.
A priority changes with circumstances. A value remains constant, regardless of circumstances. Safety is a value. If integrated into the process, procedures, and practices, safety will not be the first to go when budgets are cut or when time pressures push for compromise.