The United States government says it’s going after those who criminally endanger the lives and health of workers. Keep reading to learn about this important new effort to hold employers accountable for their actions.
EHS Career Trends/Certification
EHS management is not just a job, it’s a profession, and a noble one, at that. These articles and tips will clue you in on certification, career training, and peer group involvement in major organizations. And we’ll also provide tips on how to make management at your organization more aware of the strategic, business-building value of EHS programs. Don’t be surprised if your career benefits right along with the company.
The U.S. Supreme Court continued its keen interest in the reach of the Clean Water Act (CWA) by agreeing to hear a case about whether a jurisdictional determination (JD) by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) constituted a final action by the Corps. The Supreme Court will review a ruling by a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, which found that the JD did constitute a final agency action. This finding directly conflicted with rulings by a district court and the 5th Circuit.
Yesterday, we talked about some ways in which you can evaluate what you’ve done in 2014 and use it to position yourself well for whatever you might encounter in 2015. Today, we’ll take a look ahead to the coming year and think about what you can do now to prepare.
There’s just one month left in 2014. How has it gone, health- and safetywise? Have you accomplished any significant goals? Encountered any significant roadblocks? Experienced significant personal or professional growth? Here are some things you can do to finish the year strong and go into 2015 with a running start.
Yesterday’s Advisor looked at some of the professions on the periphery of workplace safety who might have enough in common with safety professionals to feel like true colleagues, and who might help improve your job performance. When you improve your performance, you improve your career.
Occupational safety can be a lonely profession. Many safety professionals are a department of one, laboring alone in an area many other professionals don’t really understand. So, outside the occasional conference or lunch with your counterpart from a different company, where does an EHS professional find someone to “talk shop” with?