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I used to hate George Eastmann.
Who’s George Eastmann? He’s the guy who invented the camera. Thanks to his invention, Ol’ Nick almost didn’t make it as an OSHA inspector. Let me tell you what happened.
Back in the Day
Remember 1979? Jimmy Carter. Hostages in Iran. Long gas lines. “National malaise.”
1979 was the year I got hired [...]
2008 was another great year for SafetyXChange. In June, we had our best Saxcies event ever. (Coincidentally, it was also the first Saxcies ceremony that Glenn missed.) In September, we moved our growing community to a new platform to accommodate more members. And at some point during the year we published an article by our [...]
I know that today’s newsletter is supposed to be about Training and Leadership. But winter storms have hit North America hard this week and this means that right now your workers are at an increased risk for carbon monoxide poisoning. Stranded motorists die trying to keep warm by running the vehicle engine, and householders without [...]
“Ladies and Gentlemen will order their coachmen to take up and set down with their horses’ heads to the East River, to avoid confusion.”
And with the issuance of this traffic order, the institution known as the one-way street was born.
It was 1791 in the city of New Amsterdam, later to be renamed New York. The [...]
Work-related stress has been around for as long as workplaces themselves. But recognition of stress as an occupational hazard is a product of modern times. Unfortunately, not all CEOs have gotten the message. As a safety director, you must persuade your CEO that stress really is a problem to take seriously. The best way to [...]
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