Wednesday, 06 November 2013 00:00

Jobsite Safety Starts With Communication

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Jobsite Safety Startw With Communication

by Jeff Henderson

Published: November 6th, 2013

After spending more than 20 years managing construction projects for various owners in the aerospace, military and semiconductor businesses, I am still searching for the perfect safety program.

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Monday, 16 December 2013 19:08

Educating 21st Century Engineers

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Cathy Myers SM

Educating 21st Century Engineers

by Catherine Myers

Published: December 11th, 2013

I recently took advantage of an opportunity to move from the corporate world into academia. I'm now part of the team at the University of Portland's Shiley School of Engineering working to educate engineers for the 21st century.

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Monday, 14 October 2013 19:41

Zero Harm: Strengthening a Safety Culture

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Zero Harm: Strengthening a Safety Culture

by Jeff Curran

Published: October 9th, 2013

A coordinated approach to workplace safety across Cardno's operations is keeping employees and clients safer via integration into the company culture.

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Connie Ashbrook SM

Safety is Essential For Construction Industry to Draw Women Workers
by Connie Ashbrook

Published: September 11th, 2013

What does it take to build safety awareness and practice in a new worker? What are the concerns and needs of women working in the construction industry? These are two questions we keep in mind as we design Oregon Tradeswomen Inc. programs. OTI teaches women and girls about construction and prepares them for work in the industry and other blue-collar ones. It also provides an opportunity for tradeswomen to build their leadership skills – including advocacy for a safer workplace environment.

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Can Safety Culture Become a Useful Concept?
by Steve Hecker

Published: August 7th, 2013

Safety culture is a term and concept that many people in the safety and health field use regularly with varied assumptions about its meaning. For some, culture is "the way we do things around here." For others, culture is "what we do when no one is watching." These may be useful shorthand ways of describing an organizational characteristic, but they don't tell us enough about what specific elements safety culture comprises, how safety culture relates to actual safety performance, and how to measure it.

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