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12/02/2016 2:00 PM

Moving From Compliance to Risk-Based Systems: Find a Few Risk Champions

Pam Walaski CSP, CHMM, offers a few tips for OSH professionals looking to make the switch from compliance based to risk-based systems in her November 2016 Professional Safety article, “Moving From Compliance to Risk-Based Systems". Walaski recommends finding risk champions. “As we deepen our professional understanding of risk-based approaches, identify our organizations’ high-risk work and shift from compliance to risk thinking, OSH professionals should also identify like-minded people.

 
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12/01/2016 3:11 PM

SeminarFest 2017 Preview: Moving Past Root Cause

Bob Edwards is one of several SeminarFest speakers ASSE is featuring in anticipation of SeminarFest 2017, set to take place Feb. 9-16 in Las Vegas, NV. He recently talked with us about the seminar he'll be presenting during the event.

 
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12/01/2016 6:01 AM

We Are All Safety Leaders

When a safety vacuum occurs in an organization, either something bad is going to happen or someone will rush to fill the void, for better or worse. OSH professionals are uniquely qualified to ensure that safety vacuums do not exist. Doing so requires leadership, and we must be clear that as OSH professionals we are all safety leaders.

 
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11/30/2016 2:57 PM

The Boy Scouts Are Right: Reflections on the Ties Between OSH & Emergency Management

The safety, security and emergency management disciplines share and compete for resources; attempt to protect the same clientele; struggle with a host of common issues; and lean heavily on the principles of risk management to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control both life and occupational risks. Ultimately, and at the 10,000-ft level, each discipline is about protecting people, property and the environment using mindful and economically sustainable strategies and countermeasures.

 
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11/30/2016 2:00 PM

Moving From Compliance to Risk-Based Systems: Deep Dive Into the Data

In her November 2016 Professional Safety article, “Moving From Compliance to Risk-Based Systems,” Pam Walaski CSP, CHMM, offers tips for making a switch between systems. She says a deep dive into data is necessary and can help along in the process.

 
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11/28/2016 2:00 PM

Moving From Compliance to Risk-Based Systems: Identify & Promote One New High-Impact Leading Metric This Year

In her November 2016 Professional Safety article, “Moving From Compliance to Risk-Based Systems,” Pam Walaski CSP, CHMM, offers tips for OSH professionals looking to make the switch. One tip is identifying and promoting one new high-impact leading metric within the year. Most organizations (including Walaski’s) still rely primarily on lagging indicators as the key measures of OSH program success.​

 
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11/22/2016 2:00 PM

So You Want to Pass the CIH Exam?

Many different OSH certifications are available to increase your marketability to employers and clients. To help you better understand these options, the volunteer Advisory Committee of ASSE's Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty is developing a series of articles. This article focuses on the certified industrial hygienist (CIH) designation and shares study tips and links to useful free online resources.​

 
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11/21/2016 2:00 PM

Moving From Compliance to Risk-Based Systems: Stop Saying “OSHA Says"

In her November 2016 Professional Safety article, “Moving From Compliance to Risk-Based Systems,” Pam Walaski CSP, CHMM, says OSH professionals must stop relying on compliance with regulations to ground recommendations to reframe the discussion between moving from system to system. Walaski says that avoiding starting off the conversation quoting OSHA regulations is best.

 
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Micromanaging May Shed Years off Workers’ Lives, Study Says

New research suggests that workers with micromanaging bosses are more likely to die young. The research found that workers in highly demanding jobs with little control over their workflow were 15.4% more likely to die early than people with less demanding jobs. Meanwhile, workers with a high level of control in a high-demand job were 34% less likely to die early compared to people with low-demand jobs.​

 
11/17/2016 10:47 PM

OSHA Updates Walking-Working Surfaces Rule

OSHA issued a final rule to update its general industry Walking-Working Surfaces standards specific to slip, trip and fall hazards. The rule also includes a new section establishing employer requirements for using personal fall protection systems.

 
 
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