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Safety Leadership: Making a Culture of Safety the Foundation

May 15, 2017
Safety is a familiar concept to us all. We read safety reports before we buy a car, instruct our children to wear bicycle helmets and buckle our...

Hand on This, Mind on That

May 11, 2017
Work is progressing as usual. There is a very busy work day ahead with at least one hundred things to do before it ends. The time is 0600, then 1600...

Why Safety Should Be On Our Radar

Feb 17, 2017
Radar “sees” things long before they can be seen with the naked eye.  It serves as both an early warning and a tracking device for...

Leadership: No Leaks, A Complete Sockeroo

Jan 06, 2017
A recent trip to my local home improvement store reminded me of the value attained when organizations utilize professionals skilled in their trade to...

Safety Leadership and Accountability in the Supply Chain

Dec 16, 2016
Too many employees are needlessly dying merely because they reported to work. The numbers are staggering....

Consequential Leadership: The Key to a Safe Landing

Nov 08, 2016
Much is written about the different styles of leadership and which is the best for a particular situation. I could not help but notice one of the...

Leadership Effectiveness Through a Pane of Glass and Ten Seconds of Time

Oct 20, 2016
Leadership is a derivative commodity reflected by organizational behaviors and actions. We see it materialize within safety management system and...

Teachable Moments Are Painful

Oct 18, 2016
Riding a bike. Touching hot stoves. Telling the truth on our income taxes. All of these things have one thing in common: They are teachable moments....

How to Evolve Safety from Protection to Prevention to Prediction

Sep 15, 2016
I’m in the market to buy a new car. My shopping experience thus far has led me to be absolutely amazed by how much has changed in the...

Leadership, One Brushstroke at a Time

Aug 03, 2016
In business, it is not the hours you work that determine your success, it is the relationships and the positive realization of the commitments you...

KEEN Utility: Taking a Fearless Approach to Workplace Safety

Jul 27, 2016
I recently traveled to Portland, Oregon to tour the KEEN manufacturing facility with other media types and I was impressed with KEEN and its...

But That Couldn't Happen to Me: A Safety Narrative

Jul 13, 2016
An accident or so they say Claimed the life of someone at work today The cause they said, “Complacency” He failed to follow rules you...

Taking Organizational Excellence Toward the Point of Inevitable Failure

Jun 20, 2016
A new budget challenge from the boss: “Drop another 10 percent over last year’s performance. Make it happen.” This scenario is...

America’s Safest Companies: Building World-Class Safety Leadership

May 19, 2016
Each year, since 2002, EHS Today has named a list of companies we feel exemplify world-class safety leadership....

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Stefanie Valentic

Stefanie Valentic is an associate editor for EHS Today magazine, a Penton Media Inc. publication.  A native of Cleveland, Ohio, she has been in B2B publishing for eight years. Her work has...

Sandy Smith

Sandy Smith is editor-in-chief of EHS Today magazine, a Penton Media Inc. publication. She has been writing about occupational safety and health and environmental issues since 1990. She has been...
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