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Safety Culture is Key: To Achieve It, Start with the C-Suite.

Throughout the country, countless executives, medical directors, functional leaders, academics, associations, and stakeholders are committed to workplace health and safety initiatives. These...read more >

Safety on the Front Line: Mobile, Agile and, Occasionally, Hostile

I’ve been doing emergency response work since the mid-1980s, usually without the luxury of adequate time and resources, and often without a bed, food or sleep for days on end.  I’ve dodged...read more >

Occupational Health Articles

Healthcare Medical Surveillance Programs Impacted by Nanotechnology

Throughout a plethora of industries, nanotechnology is becoming more prevalent and being utilized more often. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nanotechnology is the...read more >

HAIs Discussed by Industry Experts at HealthLeaders Roundtable

HealthLeaders recently organized a Roundtable on a topic of ever-growing importance and concern – Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAIs). I participated in the HAI discussion alongside four other...read more >

Training Articles

Global Workforce Brings New Challenges and Opportunities to Workplace Health and Safety

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Doha in Qatar, Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE, and Singapore as part of our research on workplace health and safety management needs in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. I was joined on the trip by my colleague Janardhanan Chandrasekar (JC), UL’s...read more >

eLearning Provides Consistent Safety Training Domestically and Globally

“I am curious if anyone has an opinion about online safety training versus classroom training?” This question, posted in an online health and safety discussion forum, generated a flurry of responses. Last time I checked, there were nearly 400 comments, many of them making compelling arguments on...read more >

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