Tag: nsc congress and expo

5 great gift ideas for safety professionals

It’s that time of the year when we all stock up with gifts and treats for the important people in our lives. Finding that perfect gift for everyone on the list can be tricky. However if it’s a safety professional, we’re here to help!

Here’s a handful of ideas for you to consider:  Read More

OSHA lists top violations for 2013 at NSC Congress & Expo

Fall protection again leads the list of top violations in 2013, revealed by OSHA at the NSC 2013 Congress & Expo.

While these are only the premliminary figures for 2013, the data is an important reminder that “it’s very important to learn from the past and address these top violations to help make our workplaces safer,” said National Safety Council President and CEO Janet Froetscher. Read More

NSC names safety award winners in Chicago

We like to celebrate individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence in safety, including those that stand out so successfully that they win industry-wide recognition through awards. And a great place to find these award winners is at the NSC Congress and Expo.

Today, the NSC (National Safety Council) announced the winners of the Distinguished Service to Safety Awards at its annual Congress & Expo in Chicago. These awards are the “highest honor” the organization bestows on safety professionals, and you can only win one by demonstrating career-long outstanding service to the field of safety and health. They are nominated either by one of the NSC occupational safety volunteer groups or the Board of Directors. Read More

Field ID at NSC 2013 – the journey begins!

Anyone who’s followed Modern Safety for long knows we get really excited about the NSC Congress & Expo. Today’s the first big day of the conference, and our team is on the ground in Chicago meeting with safety professionals from across North America.

While we will have a few posts about the people we’re meeting and hearing at NSC 2013, we thought our first thoughts on this year’s conference might best be summed up by some of the Tweets we’ve shared so far.

Can you feel the excitement? Read More

Learning from OSHA’s top violations (Part 2)

Last week we blogged about five learnings from Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) top ten most frequently cited violations in 2012. These preliminary results were recently announced at the NSC Congress and Expo… Are you ready for five more?

Comparing this year’s numbers with last year’s, we also discovered some interesting trends for safety professionals to consider. As mentioned in our previous post, trends around top violations cited by OSHA can act as great guidance for building preventive measures into your safety management plans.    Read More

Safety video review – Modern Safety – 10.26.2012

This has been a special week for the Field ID team. If you’ve been following our blog and social media updates, you’ll know that from October 22 to 24 Field ID participated at the 2012 National Safety Council Congress and Expo that took place in Orlando, Florida!

It was a great experience to meet so many safety professionals from around the world, all sharing the same passion – improving workplace safety. And today, energized by the safety spirit, we are excited to present you this set of Friday safety videos. We really hope they will serve as a reminder for you to always put safety first.   Read More

Learning from OSHA's top violations (Part 1)

One of the 2012 NSC Congress and Expo highlights has been the announcement of the preliminary top ten most frequently cited violations of 2012 by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Comparing this year’s results with top violations from last year, we realized there’s a few lessons to learn for safety professionals.

Here are five considerations based on the list…    Read More

Top safety tweets from the 2012 NSC Congress and Expo

The 2012 NSC Congress and Expo is going amazing! As the true safety enthusiasts that we are, it’s been a memorable experience meeting with so many people in the safety field from around the world! Passion for safety excellence is what unites everyone here, and it feels great.

Other than actively attending various workshops, and seminars, 2012 NSC Congress and Expo participants have been actively sharing the event highlights, their thoughts and experiences on social media. And we’ve been collecting our favourites!

For the best representation of what’s happening at the Orange County Convention Center and what participants are sharing online, up to the moment, we’ve been following updates from Twitter and the NSC’s event highlights page. So today, we’ve decided to share some great tweets with you.   Read More

Health and safety leaders recognized at NSC 2012

Field ID at the NSC Congress and Expo.

It’s a very busy day in Orlando! As you can see from the floor around the Field ID booth (#2810) at the NSC Congress and Expo, safety professionals have gathered by the thousands to learn, share and celebrate a century of safety with the National Safety Council. As we wrote earlier this week, three Field ID team members are on the ground at NSC 2012, but those of us back at the office are watching the action from a distance.

Each year, the National Safety Council names several individuals and organizations as winners of some very distinguished health and safety awards. It’s not uncommon for us to blog about safety award winners and celebrate companies achieving safety milestones and proving that safety performance pays off. Of course, we had to share today’s news.

These health and safety leaders have been recognized for major contributions and a number of accomplishments… Read More

Join Field ID at the 2012 NSC Congress and Expo!

Remember when we blogged about 5 reasons to attend NSC 2012, back in August? Well, the National Safety Council Congress and Expo 2012 has arrived! And we’re extremely happy and proud to be celebrating 100 years of safety at this event.

The whole team is very excited today. With suitcases all over the office, packing T-shirts, iPad 2’s and other devices, everything is set and ready to go. With over 12,000 safety, health and environmental professionals attending the event last year and a huge map of attendees this year, 2012 NSC Congress and Expo promises to be big.

We’ll be onsite at NSC 2012 October 22nd and 23rd, in Orlando, Florida, at the Orange County Convention Center (West building). Field ID will be well represented at booth #2810. Our CEO, Somen Mondal, will be onsite for the conference, supported by Brendan Callaghan, Director of Sales and Bill Hutzul, Senior Sales Executive.    Read More