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The quotes in this gallery don’t reference workplace safety, but their wisdom might help you become a better safety leader.
It was a week of records in San Diego: Record-breaking temperatures shortened school days and had the region under a heat advisory, while record-breaking crowds converged on the San Diego Convention Center for the National Safety Council’s 2014 Congress and Expo.
“This year’s event is our biggest show to date, with the highest attendance ever,” said Deborah Hersman, president and CEO of the National Safety Council, who noted that the theme of this year’s conference was helping attendees advance on their “Journey to Safety Excellence.”
For my parents generation, a defining moment was the day President John F. Kennedy was shot. My parents and their friends all could remember what they were doing at the moment they heard the news. For my generation, a defining moment was September 11, 2001.
The value of EHS extends far beyond the workplace. Just ask Pacific Gas and Electric Co., which is facing $1.4 billion in proposed fines for a September 2010 pipeline blast that leveled parts of a residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif., and killed eight people.
The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., was the site of the 2014 National VPPPA Conference, which wrapped up Thursday.
During the event, the Voluntary Protection Program Participants’ Association celebrated the 30th anniversary of the organization and the conference.
The America's Safest Companies Awards Program, founded in 2002, is a prestigious safety award recognizing companies who have achieved innovative and strategic safety goals, similar to those reflected in our previous winners.
To be considered one of America's Safest Companies, organizations must demonstrate: support from management and employee involvement; innovative solutions to safety challenges; injury and illness rates lower than the average for their industries; comprehensive training programs; evidence that prevention of incidents is the cornerstone of the safety process; good communication about the value of safety; and a way to substantiate the benefits of the safety process.
The Safety Leadership Conference and America's Safest Companies Award Program are designed to share best leadership and safety practices with EHS professionals hoping to achieve world-class safety at their companies.
• Performance tracks such as Safety and Risk Management, Compliance, Safety Technology and Construction Safety
• Prestigious keynote speakers
• Multiple networking events
• ASC Awards ceremony