"This is a social crisis, a humanitarian crisis, an economic crisis, and a threat to national security well beyond the outbreak zones," WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan told the Security Council.
Program Manager Laura W. Bell described the scenarios as "bite-sized training" tailored for what chiefs say they need now.
Organizations serious about safety excellence focus on long-term value for both employees and contractors and place quality of life over cost reduction.
Especially where there are expectations of some democratic process, people will react when they see leaders treating themselves differently.
Sherlock's tales consistently show there's typically more going on than what's on the surface.
It recommends communicating landslide risks clearly and consistently to the public, implementing monitoring and warning systems, and making seismological recordings of landslides–especially large ones.
Anyone can be an effective leader if provided the right focus, skills, tools, and support.
We'll post reports from the national convention on our website, so be on the lookout during those late August days for items of interest about leadership keynotes and educational sessions.
Perhaps the worker hadn't alerted anyone in the company that he had past back issues. If not, why?
Miraculous results occur when people really trust that leaders are both truly concerned about them and are competent.
According to the CDC, an estimated 4.4 million Americans are living with chronic hepatitis, but most of them do not know they are infected.
Nine elements have been identified as the most important foci to establish the chemistry that facilitates the necessary climate for a culture of safety excellence to grow.
"The remedy imposed for SeaWorld's violations does not change the essential nature of its business. There will still be human interactions and performances with killer whales; the remedy will simply require that they continue with increased safety measures."
Many supervisors are being asked to do much more. It's not just line workers who've been trimmed to the bone.
Many states provide this protection to engineers and architects. Industrial hygienists and other safety and health professionals should have it, as well.
Winning in safety isn't necessarily accomplished with more effort, programs, activities, paperwork, and meetings. In fact, many times, less is more.
Every leader has daily choices about how much to maintain continuity toward objectives and how to seek out and be receptive to new opportunities.
Hero-leaders use the Underworld stage as a personal springboard to pave the way for a true change in outlook and actions.
Roles, responsibilities, and results expectations must be clear, situational, measurable, and focused on closing specific gaps.
Neither federal nor state regulations currently apply to the above ground storage tank that leaked into the Kanawha Valley's water supply.