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December 11, 2018

Making Safety Smart

Six years ago Boeing experienced 4 tragic incidents and then asked itself: why aren’t aircraft as safe to build as they are to fly? The first step was to reinvent the way Boeing thought about safety. To do this we asked for help and invested in Incident and Injury-Free which led to a seismic shift in how our leaders manage safety and a new engagement around workplace safety with our employees.” – Jenette Ramos’ acceptance speech at the (US) National […]
November 12, 2018

NSC Presents The Boeing Company With 2018 Robert W. Campbell Award

Six years ago Boeing experienced 4 tragic incidents and then asked itself: why aren’t aircraft as safe to build as they are to fly? The first step was to reinvent the way Boeing thought about safety. To do this we asked for help and invested in Incident and Injury-Free which led to a seismic shift in how our leaders manage safety and a new engagement around workplace safety with our employees.” – Jenette Ramos’ acceptance speech at the (US) National […]
November 5, 2018

Rail Safety Virtual Reality Experience Leaves Users Unsettled

OTTAWA, Ontario- Today, Operation Lifesaver (OL) and Metrolinx unveiled a virtual reality (VR) video to encourage passengers to keep themselves safe around railway tracks and trains. The video is the latest addition to the Look. Listen. Live. virtual reality rail safety campaign first launched by OL last April. The new video features a familiar scenario: a group of passengers getting off a commuter train onto a station platform.
November 2, 2018

How to apply the Code to a makerspace, #FireCodefridays

A few weeks ago I was visiting my alma mater, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and got to check out a brand new building that had just opened on campus the week before. As I entered the front of the building I noticed a sign welcoming .
November 2, 2018

Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association Selects Fire Safety Champion for 2018 Life Safety Advocate Award

CLEVELAND , Nov. 2,2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association has selected PaulMartin , Deputy State Fire Administrator with the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Service’s Office of Fire Prevention and Control, for its 2018 Life Safety Advocate Award.
November 2, 2018

Safety program earns prestigious award

Customer Service Safety program earns prestigious award Photo By Staff Sgt. Divine Cox | Lt. Col. Gregory Durham, 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, and Darrell… … read more read more Photo By Staff Sgt. Divine Cox | Lt. Col. Gregory Durham, 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, and Darrell McKinney, 404th Army Field Support Brigade material readiness division chief, show the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Site flag to the audience Nov. 1, 2018 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The VPP […]
November 2, 2018

Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association Selects Fire Safety Champion for 2018 Life Safety Advocate Award

Drucken Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association has selected Paul Martin , Deputy State Fire Administrator with the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Service’s Office of Fire Prevention and Control, for its 2018 Life Safety Advocate Award. The annual Life Safety Advocate Award is given to a fire safety professional who has demonstrated a commitment to enhancing the safety of the public through innovative efforts, including legislative, educational, enforcement or other effective means.
November 1, 2018

NSF-ISR Expands Audit Service to Include ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Standard

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following the publication of ISO 45001:2018, Occupational health and safety management systems in March 2018, NSF International Strategic Registrations (NSF-ISR) has been approved by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) to begin conducting audits to the newest international workplace health and safety standard.
October 30, 2018

FTS Sparks Fire Safety Initiative In Durban Informal Settlements

FTS Sparks Fire Safety Initiative In Durban Informal Settlements By iAfrica The FTS Safety Group, through its corporate social investment initiative FTS SPARC, has trained approximately 20 residents at the Kennedy Road / Blackburn Village and Malacca Road informal settlements to the north of Durban, in the hopes of empowering residents to prevent and contain devastating shack fires that regularly rip through these extremely vulnerable communities.
October 30, 2018

OSHA Announces Updated National Emphasis Program on Trenching and Excavation

The OSHA Training Institute Education Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only OSHA authorized OTI Education Center headquartered in Northern California, is announcing that OSHA has updated its National Emphasis Program (NEP) on preventing trenching and excavation collapses. The updated program, which began on October 1, 2018, is designed to increase training and enforcement efforts by expanding education and prevention outreach through the end of 2018.