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February 4, 2016
"Only a fool learns from his own mistakes. The wise man learns from the mistakes of others."
Otto von Bismarck
(1815 - 1898), Prussian statesman responsible for uniting Germany
The News
Are You a Safety Advocate?
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recently appointed a new 'Safety Advocate'. So, what does a formal "safety advocate" do? Read more...

The American Board of Industrial Hygiene and The Institute of Professional Environmental Practice Announce a New Collaboration
The governing bodies of ABIH and IPEP announced a new collaboration to bring their respected credentials, the Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and the Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP)/Environmental Professional Intern (EPI), to a wider audience of professionals. Read more...

Lockheed Martin and Duke Energy Sign 17-Year Renewable Energy Pact
Lockheed Martin has entered into a 17-year power purchase agreement for solar-generated electricity produced by Duke Energy Renewables. The renewable power purchase, which is expected to produce 30 megawatts of solar energy for the U.S. national grid, will provide clean energy across all Lockheed Martin domestic business segments. Read more...

CDP: Companies Blind to Climate Risks in Half of Their Supply Chains
The CDP's Global Supply Chain Report 2016, found that less than half of suppliers have set a target to reduce their emissions and only one third have lowered their greenhouse gas emissions in the past reporting year. Additionally, half of the suppliers that were asked for information failed to respond at all. Read more...

6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day
It'd be great to get tons done and have work/life balance. But how do we do that? Read the six tips, including the science behind why they work, and also insight from some of the most productive people around. Read more...

Why Did the NFL Reject Los Angeles Hazardous Waste Disposal Site?
Lost amid all of the hoopla of the NFL's triumphant billion-dollar return to Los Angeles is a hazardous waste cleanup story featuring the former toxic waste dumpsite that almost won the bid to be a shiny new NFL home in Carson, California. The alternate proposed site is the former home of the notorious Cal Compact landfill. Read more...

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Manager, Applied Sustainability
General Mills Inc.; Minneapolis, Minnesota
General Mills is an American multinational Fortune 500 manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. It is headquartered in the Minneapolis suburb of Golden Valley, Minnesota. They are seeking an Applied Sustainability Manager to provide technical and collaboration leadership in watershed stewardship, eco-design, and customer sustainability programs. In this role you will: Execute our global watershed strategy; Coordinate sustainable product design initiative; Manage customer sustainability support programs; Oversee 1 Sustainability Analyst with responsibility for supporting greenhouse gas, customer sustainability and employee engagement initiatives. Requires a Master's degree and 5-8 years of experience in environmental, agricultural program or related program management.

HSES Manager
Edgewell Personal Care Co.; Milford, Connecticut
Edgewell Personal Care is an American consumer products company based in St Louis, Missouri. The company was formed in 2015 following the corporate split of Energizer Holdings. They are looking for an EHS Manager. The HSES Manager is an integral member of the Plant Management Team, supporting and advising site management with regard to the HSES Management system. Responsible for formulating a proactive, local HSES strategy that drives continuous improvement in the areas of environmental sustainability, and colleague health and safety. Drives the safety culture through coaching, teaching, and mentoring colleagues. Demonstrates a passion for colleague safety and health. Requires 5 or more years of years of experience in managing comprehensive health, safety, environmental, and sustainability programs.

Account Manager - Health, Safety & Environment
ISS A/S; Indianapolis, Indiana
ISS A/S is a Facility Services company founded in Copenhagen, Denmark and has more than 510,000 employees and activities in more than 75 countries across the world. They are currently seeking a Manager, Health, Safety, Environment, (HSE) for a client account based in Indianapolis, Indiana. The position will support a large national/international corporate account and has the opportunity to grow professionally and advance within ISS. The position will work with account management to ensure strategic initiatives are executed in order to meet HSE performance goals. In addition, the position is accountable for developing, implementing and maintaining effective processes. The position reports to the HSE Corporate Group for Americas and relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Key responsibilities include applying HSE experience to develop, implement and manage programs. The position will develop HSE Systems and best practices to drive and sustain the ISS way. Bachelor of Science degree is required along with a minimum of 8 years of experience in developing and implementing HSE programs. A specialization in Occupational Safety or Health, Safety Engineering, Safety Science, and Environmental Health is preferred.

HSE Director
Layne Christensen Co.; The Woodlands, Texas
Layne Christensen Company is a U.S.-based global water management, construction and drilling company, providing responsible solutions for water, mineral and energy resources. They are looking for an EHS Director. The Health Safety Environmental (HSE) Director is responsible for implementation and management of HSE systems, processes, policies and tools for assigned division. S/he will be responsible for driving ownership, responsibility and accountability for divisional HSE function while strategically planning and aligning activities across work crews. S/he will work in tandem with senior divisional leadership, corporate VP of HSE, and safety coordinators to recommend and implement corporate and divisional safety policy, make leadership aware of safety gaps and areas of concern with recommendations for corrective action, engages in the investigation of personal injury, near miss, first aid, general liability, auto, and environmental incidents ensuring that reporting and analysis is timely, accurate, and within company protocol. You will also trend and measure the HSE leading and lagging indicators. Manages and supports HSE to continuously drive a zero incident workplace. Bachelor's Degree in Health Safety Environmental filed required along with 10+ years of HSE professional experience in the construction industry, including 5+ years in a leadership role. Must have working knowledge of HSE Management Systems and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel). Proficient knowledge of OSHA, MSHA, DOT, EPA and other applicable government agencies required.

Multi-Branch EHS Manager
Safway Services LLC; Cincinnati, Ohio
Safway Services LLC provides scaffolding in the U.S. and Canada for the commercial construction, bridge, special events and industrial markets (including offshore, petrochemical and power). They are looking for an EHS Manager. The Multi-Branch EHS Manager will work in the Mid-Atlantic Region, under the supervision of the Regional EHS Manager to provide expertise in the Safety, Health, and Environmental areas in an effort to prevent and mitigate employee injuries and illnesses. S/he will assist branch and field management to promote effective safety programs at their assigned branch(es) and job sites within their region. S/he will also ensure the Company remains in compliance with governmental regulations such as OSHA, DOT, MSHA, EPA, and NFPA. Other essential duties include the ability to anticipate, identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices; the capability to develop hazard control designs, methods, procedures, and programs, implement, administer and advise others on hazard controls and hazard control programs; and measure, audit and evaluate the effectiveness of hazard controls and hazard control programs. Experience in the construction industry with an emphasis on the scaffolding segment is required. Advance knowledge and understanding of current construction and general industry safety regulations and the ability to analyze and interpret this data for the safety of employees, job sites, and the branch is preferred. Must be an active member of at least one safety management trade organization.

Multi-Branch EHS Manager
Safway Services LLC; Indianapolis, Indiana
Safway Services LLC provides scaffolding in the U.S. and Canada for the commercial construction, bridge, special events and industrial markets (including offshore, petrochemical and power). They are looking for an EHS Manager. The Multi-Branch EHS Manager will work in the Mid-Atlantic Region, under the supervision of the Regional EHS Manager to provide expertise in the Safety, Health, and Environmental areas in an effort to prevent and mitigate employee injuries and illnesses. S/he will assist branch and field management to promote effective safety programs at their assigned branch(es) and job sites within their region. S/he will also ensure the Company remains in compliance with governmental regulations such as OSHA, DOT, MSHA, EPA, and NFPA. Other essential duties include the ability to anticipate, identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices; the capability to develop hazard control designs, methods, procedures, and programs, implement, administer and advise others on hazard controls and hazard control programs; and measure, audit and evaluate the effectiveness of hazard controls and hazard control programs. Experience in the construction industry with an emphasis on the scaffolding segment is required. Advance knowledge and understanding of current construction and general industry safety regulations and the ability to analyze and interpret this data for the safety of employees, job sites, and the branch is preferred. Must be an active member of at least one safety management trade organization.
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