Achieving Excellence in Safety Culture: Q&A with Chris Curtis, Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is the 2011 recipient of the National Safety Council Green Cross for Safety Medal Chris Curtis CEO in North America Schneider Electric Chris Curtis has more than 15 years of experience guiding the strategy, growth and evolution of Schneider Electric. In 2008, Curtis was named president and CEO of the North American Operating … Continue reading Achieving Excellence in Safety Culture: Q&A with Chris Curtis, Schneider Electric

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Second Infant Death Prompts Re-Announcement of 985,000 Delta Enterprise “Safety Peg” Drop-Side Crib Recall to Repair

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, N.Y. are re-announcing the 2008 recall of more than 985,000 drop-side cribs with "Crib Trigger Lock and Safety Peg" hardware. In January 2011, CPSC and Delta learned of a 2009 death in which 7-month-old girl from Colorado Springs, … Continue reading Second Infant Death Prompts Re-Announcement of 985,000 Delta Enterprise “Safety Peg” Drop-Side Crib Recall to Repair

Safety Comic of the Week – March 31, 2011

One of the reasons a "Job Hazard Analysis" is a great tool to assess your safety program!

To Frack or Not to Frack, That is the Question.

Some Say NO.................... Some Say Yes.................... Shareholders say: Tell the truth about fracking No form of energy–not solar, wind, hydropower, obviously not coal or oil–comes without environmental tradeoffs. One promising new energy source–a vast supplies of natural gas, trapped in shale deep beneath the earth’s surface–is getting renewed scrutiny these days, and for good reason. … Continue reading To Frack or Not to Frack, That is the Question.

Former Kansas OSHA Inspector Charged With Falsifying Reports

A former OSHA inspector from Wichita, Kansas has been charged in federal court for submitting fake reports, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today. Douglas W. McComb, 64, is charged with three counts of making false inspection reports while he was working for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The crimes are alleged to have occurred … Continue reading Former Kansas OSHA Inspector Charged With Falsifying Reports

Illinois Senator Durbin Questions Nuclear Experts at Senate Hearing

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today questioned the Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Gregory Jaczko, and the Department of Energy’s Acting Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, Dr. Peter Lyons, about the safety of nuclear power plants in the United States and the prospect of renewing the U.S.’s interest in research into the reprocessing … Continue reading Illinois Senator Durbin Questions Nuclear Experts at Senate Hearing