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PART II – Organizations Making a Difference in Safety and Management: BevCap Session on Avoiding Workplace Harassment.

Dealing with the challenges generated by the #METOO Movement (my Topic at the Conference) – while EEOC harassment claims have not yet surged in industries outside of entertainment, media and the political world, the #METOO Movement has permanently altered women … Continue reading

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Safety Lessons from Organizations Promoting Effective Management and Safety.

I wish that time permitted us to write more often about the good work done by various groups to improve workplace safety and management. Notable examples include AGC –National and numerous state AGC-Chapters, the National Safety Council, State safety summits … Continue reading

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Howard’s Discussions on Wine, Restaurants, and Books – We Need a Break from Politics and Law.

Tonight, we’ll take a break from legal and business writing and just have fun with discussing wine, restaurants, and books. Guard and Grace. This restaurant evokes the coveted review of “damn!” Let’s start with our entry into the restaurant … … Continue reading

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Howard’s Wrap Up – March 3, 2017 – Part 1.

I’ve missed a few weeks due to travel, work, and a need to focus on various legal updates and the horrific Ft. Lauderdale Shooting. I’ll prepare several posts over the next few days to catch up. The Wrap Ups posted … Continue reading

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Howard’s Weekly Round Up – February 10

Legal Observations Based on This Week’s News. If you are involved in safety or risk management, especially in construction, you recognize that struck-by accidents are almost always among the top three causes of employee deaths. What you may not appreciate … Continue reading

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Howard’s Weekly Wrap Up – February 4, 2018

Mercifully, last week was not filled with big legal developments, so we’ll visit a few practical observations on safety compliance and managing OSHA Inspections. Because safety professionals in particular, and managers in general, need to know more than their narrow discipline, … Continue reading

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Howard’s Weekly Roundup – January 28

Thanks for the input on topics you’d like to see and on your own observations to reference in the weekly Update. We’ll also cover many of these subjects in the Podcast and two related domains will soon be up and … Continue reading

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