Safety culture

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FAA

FAA expands safety reporting program for workers

Washington – The Federal Aviation Administration, in partnership with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, has established a program intended to allow certain agency workers to raise safety concerns without fear of retaliation.
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COLLABORATION IS KEY

HR and the safety department

Collaboration between the departments is vital to a strong safety culture, experts say
Human resources and safety professionals have similar objectives: ensure effective work processes while complying with the law. Although the departments don’t necessarily need to work together to achieve their goals, experts say that failure to do so may come at a cost.
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SWA

Stop-work authority

Empowering workers to halt a dangerous situation can help prevent injuries, experts say
Every worker has the right to stop work if he or she feels unsafe. But is that enough? Some experts say employers should empower workers to halt an unsafe task or situation regardless of who is performing it.
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UNITING SAFETY CULTURES

Merge ahead

How can safety cultures blend after a merger or acquisition?
A merger or acquisition often means organizations must find a way to unite two safety cultures. The process presents challenges – and opportunities.
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SAFETY CULTURE

Improving academic lab safety

Guidance focuses on safety education, incident reporting
In the wake of severe injuries – including a death – involving laboratory researchers at U.S. universities, the Chemical Safety Board and the American Chemical Society are exploring the issues of education and training, near-miss reporting, and safety culture in university labs.
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2015 CEOs Who "Get It"
SAFETY LEADERSHIP

2015 CEOs Who "Get It"

The National Safety Council recognizes nine leaders who demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health
Safety+Health presents Q&As with the 2015 CEOs Who “Get It,” the National Safety Council’s annual recognition of leaders who demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health.
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IMPORTANCE OF DATA ACCURACY

State of Safety 2015

Safety professionals, government agencies and researchers rely on injury and illness data to understand how workers are getting hurt, and to determine where to direct prevention efforts. But is that data accurate?
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