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  • Feb 22, 2017

    Causes Versus Reasons: Learning from the Best 1

    Whenever I try to better understand why accidents happen, I think back to my days in quality control, when I kept a “Would-you-believe” file of all the ways a product could be ruined or compromised during the manufacturing process. We constantly are bombarded daily in news reports with vehicular accidents, violence and workplace accidents and can’t help but ask, “How could that happen?” Despite laws and safety rules aimed at preventing these events, they continue to happen all too frequently. Where can we turn for guidance?...More
  • Feb 17, 2017

    Why Safety Should Be On Our Radar

    Radar “sees” things long before they can be seen with the naked eye.  It serves as both an early warning and a tracking device for military and civilian purposes. We all have a personal radar that we actively need to use to warn us of things that can pose a threat to our safety. No one intentionally wants to injure themselves, but we often don’t fully utilize our personal radar to see hazards, opening the door to near-misses and accidents....More
  • Jan 6, 2017

    Leadership: No Leaks, A Complete Sockeroo 1

    A recent trip to my local home improvement store reminded me of the value attained when organizations utilize professionals skilled in their trade to assist clients and customers solve their toughest challenges....More
  • Dec 16, 2016

    Safety Leadership and Accountability in the Supply Chain

    Too many employees are needlessly dying merely because they reported to work. The numbers are staggering....More
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Dec 16, 2016

Safety Leadership and Accountability in the Supply Chain

Too many employees are needlessly dying merely because they reported to work. The numbers are staggering....More
Nov 8, 2016

Consequential Leadership: The Key to a Safe Landing

Much is written about the different styles of leadership and which is the best for a particular situation. I could not help but notice one of the most obvious examples of consequential leadership on a recent cross country flight....More
Oct 18, 2016

Teachable Moments Are Painful 2

Riding a bike. Touching hot stoves. Telling the truth on our income taxes. All of these things have one thing in common: They are teachable moments. And if you don't learn the lessons they offer, the result can be painful. I am experiencing a teachable moment. Here at the National Safety Congress. And it's painful....More
America’s Safest Companies

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.

Please visit our America's Safest Companies Awards page.

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 application process for 2017 opens May 1. Check back on that date to download the application.

The 2017 Safety Leadership Conference and America’s Safest Companies Award Program will take place September 11-13 in Atlanta, GA at the Hilton Atlanta. This event is designed to share best leadership, risk management, compliance and safety practices with EHS professionals hoping to achieve world-class safety at their companies.

  • 28 sessions across 5 performance tracks; Safety & Risk Management, Compliance, Construction Safety and Safety Technology
  • Compelling keynote speakers
  • Hands-on facility tours
  • Multiple networking opportunities
  • ASC Award Ceremony

Event Details Coming Soon!

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OSHA - Shaming Employers?

"OSHA is taking the next step in publicly shaming employers by forcing them to post injury and illness data online. This can seriously backfire."

Attorney (OSHA, Employment and Government Relations)

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