For the first time, the EHS Today Safety Leadership Conference is offering a track that focuses on Construction Safety. The Safety Leadership Conference is scheduled for Oct. 27-29 in Indianapolis, Ind.
Sponsored by ABC (Associated Builders and Contractors Inc.), the Construction Track features speakers who are the leading experts in construction safety, building safety culture and promoting management and employee engagement in safety in the construction industry.
“The good old days weren’t always good,” Billy Joel opined in his 1983 single “Keepin’ the Faith.” Whether the good old days actually were better is up for debate. But you could make a strong case that the good old days were much more dangerous than present times.
In his keynote address at the 2014 National Safety Congress and Expo in San Diego, motivational speaker Dale Lesinski put it this way: Safety is “evolving in our personal lives.”
Case in point: bike helmets.
The best leaders motivate, inspire and empower others to do great things. But what motivates, inspires and empowers great leaders?
How about other great leaders?
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.