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A hard look at soft skills

Sharpening these competencies can propel your safety career
No matter how they’re defined, soft skills are vital to a safety professional’s career growth and development. “Technical knowledge will only get you so far,” one expert says.
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2020 Job Outlook

Occupational safety and health pros weigh in on the current job market, as well as whether the COVID-19 pandemic will have a lasting impact on the profession.
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Succession planning for safety

A solid strategy can help prevent disruption, lapses in processes and programs
Some 75% of respondents to Safety+Health’s 2019 Job Outlook say their employers don’t have a succession plan for the safety and health function. How can employers begin the process?
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The National Safety Council 2019 Congress & Expo

Set to take place Sept. 6-12 in San Diego, the NSC 2019 Congress & Expo is the world’s largest annual event for environmental, health and safety professionals. Safety+Health offers an extensive preview, including a look at educational sessions, keynote speakers, networking opportunities, the “Best in Show” New Product Showcase Awards, and more.
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