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.
The online forum offers many resources to help plants minimize waste and save money through sustainability initiatives, recycling, and lean manufacturing.
Effective culture assessments shouldn’t prompt strategy; they should validate it and, most importantly, improve the success of execution.
Never give up. Change is always possible by thinking and doing things differently.
The report says the estimated cost of infectious diseases in the United States exceeds $120 billion annually.
All effective leaders desire an engaged culture and place that as an indicator of progress toward cultural enhancement in all areas of the business, not just safety.
I've never seen a "blame the worker" mindset create high-level safety performance--especially with repeating problems.
No certified inspector ever performed an internal inspection of the failed vessel during the six years it was in use, according to CSB's video.
It's critical that strategic leaders bridge, not create nor perpetuate, the initially apparent gulf between older and younger workers.
The NFPA report confirms the predicted 30 percent reduction since 2003 in deaths attributed to smoking-materials fires.
It is critical not to separate out a single level of leadership for development opportunities.
You've got to fix the bones of a house before finishing carpentry and cosmetics.
"We hit a sweet spot. We'll be here for the long haul," Honeywell Life Safety President Mark Levy said Sept. 18.
Great leaders choose an improvement direction after it is clear to them and those who support it precisely where they are going.
Practical training for supervisors and managers should both inspire and provide them with tangible skills for making real change occur.