January 2008

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  • Meeting the SOX Challenge
  • Revitalizing Your Ergonomics Program

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The Art of Disengagement

By Robert Pater

I’ve seen many executives and senior managers sincerely seeking to enhance employee involvement. They realize engaged workers are more likely to be more motivated, do higher-quality work, make better suggestions, deliver improved service, be more alert and aware—and show far better Safety results.

Much Ado About PPE

By Jerry Laws

I’d like to know the true cost of OSHA’s final rule on paying for PPE, which was issued the same day I wrote this column.

Virtual-World Emergency Training

By Marc Barrera

In 2004, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, under presidential order, instituted the National Incident Management System. This nationwide initiative was targeted at getting federal, state, tribal, and local governments to work together to prepare for, prevent, respond to, and recover from domestic incidents, such as terrorist attacks or natural disasters.