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The Question We All Should Ask: Is My Loved One Safe at Work?

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The American Society of Safety Engineers is urging families and communities to become involved in safety campaigns to reduce work-related injuries.

There is one overlooked question that people across North America should ask themselves: “Is my loved one safe at work today?” This spring, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is building on that critical question and encouraging people to get involved in one or more of several workplace safety campaigns that can make a difference in reducing risks.

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OSHA Delays Enforcement of Crystalline Silica Standard in the Construction Industry

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Reviews are mixed on OSHA's decision to delay enforcement of the crystalline silica standard for three months.

OSHA on April 6 announced a three-month delay in enforcement of the read more

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Six Critical Soft Skills for Effective Safety Leadership

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Research studies have shown that soft skills are as important as talent or technical know-how in supervising employees. They are also critical to an organization’s productivity, success, safety and performance. How do you develop these skills in your supervisors to help foster an interdependent safety culture?

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The Risk Factor

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How can you get your employees to stop taking unnecessary risks? Read about the importance of incorporating cognitive, behavioral and affective elements into risk-based decision making.

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Solving Your Leadership Gap: Tips for Developing New Leaders

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One of the most alarming current global business trends points to one of the most tantalizing business opportunities.

As Baby Boomers retire, the ranks of managers and supervisors are being depleted. Organizations also are losing the wisdom carried by experience, hard-won repositories of technical knowledge and personal case studies of problem-solving. Further, networks of professional contacts that aided internal and external collaboration, innovation and team performance gradually are diminished and weakened as Baby Boomers exit the workplace.

Most organizations, by their own report, are not doing enough to address this impending short supply of internal leadership.

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