Thursday, September 22, 2005

NIOSH Head Says Global Safety Is Biggest 21st Century Challenge

Themes from World Congress on Safety and Health ...

"The heads of the three U.S. government agencies responsible for occupational safety and health addressed the theme of "Leadership in Safety and Health" during the plenary session yesterday (Sept. 20) at the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work in Orlando, Fla.

John Howard, director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), asserted that developing a global workplace safety and health system, in the absence of a world government, is the biggest challenge facing the profession.

Earlier in his presentation, Howard explored the differences between managers and leaders. According to Howard, leaders tend to be imaginative and inspire others to see problems in new ways, while managers are more oriented to details and solving problems."   continued ...   (Via Occupational Hazards)

WCS&H - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

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