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November 12, 2009

This week's management quote

When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.
Henry J. Kaiser (1882 - 1967) US Industrialist

  1. Cap and Trade to have Significant Economic Benefits
  2. OSHA Offers Workplace H1N1 Fact Sheets
  3. Dear Son
  4. Why and How to Start Greening Your Data Center
  5. Daylight Saving Time Connected to Increased Workplace Injuries
  6. Afloat in the Ocean, Expanding Islands of Trash
  7. Job Opportunities

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The news

Cap and Trade to have Significant Economic Benefits - Blog
A New York University School of Law survey found near unanimity among 144 top economists that global warming threatens the United States economy and that a cap-and-trade system of carbon regulation will spur energy efficiency and innovation. The complete study is available for download.

OSHA Offers Workplace H1N1 Fact Sheets - Website
OSHA has issued fact sheets and a web site providing influenza precaution and protection information to help employers and workers promote safety during the current H1N1 influenza outbreak.

Dear Son - The Green Tie Blog
Stephen Evanoff reflects on his experience at the NAEM Forum in Albuquerque and shares some thoughts and encouraging words with his teenage son on the upcoming generation's abilities to deal with looming global environmental challenges. 

Why and How to Start Greening Your Data Center - Article
The prospect of greening a data center can seem overwhelming. After all, data centers are complicated, unwieldy and high-tech. Even the most intrepid sustainability manager may take a look around, and be left scratching his head, wondering, “Where do we start?”

Daylight Saving Time Connected to Increased Workplace Injuries - Article
Every March, most Americans welcome the switch to daylight saving time because of the longer days, but also dread losing an hour of sleep after they move their clocks forward. A recent study shows that losing just an hour of sleep could pose some dangerous consequences for those in hazardous work environments.

Afloat in the Ocean, Expanding Islands of Trash - Article
1,000 miles northeast of Hawaii, in a remote patch of the Pacific Ocean, hundreds of miles from any national boundary, the detritus of human life is collecting in a swirling current so large that it defies precise measurement.

Director of Environmental Health & Safety, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, Corona, CA
Your responsibilities will include partnering with plant managers and other key executives to effectively deploy EH&S policies and drive best practices in our facilities in the US and Mexico. You will develop and administer policies and programs to ensure all facilities are in compliance with OSHA and other local safety and health requirements. Provide direction on safety and protection of FMIC employees and property. Monitor and control hazardous waste control and disposal activities. Track and report on performance metrics according to Fender’s aspirations to be a world class organization. Bachelor’s degree with master’s a plus. Minimum 10 years experience.

Corporate Safety Manager, Permasteelisa North America, NYC or CT
The Corporate Safety Manager will primarily operate from Permasteelisa’s North America New York office and will travel to Permasteelisa’s Headquarters and other North America operations. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources with a dotted line of reporting to the President of the North America business and serving as business partner and Leader. The Corporate Safety Manager will have responsibility for all Safety activities including overall leadership of the function. The new Corporate Safety Manager will work closely with Senior Leadership at all site locations and have reporting responsibility to the Senior Leadership Team. This position will have responsibility to manage site location safety which will require managing a team of individuals in remote locations. He/she will be expected to add value to the organization by functioning as a true business partner and demonstrating his/her broad expertise and leadership in all areas of Safety. Four year degree with master’s preferred, and 10 years experience.

Corporate Manager, Chemical Safety & Security, The Sherwin-Williams Company, Cleveland, OH
Develops, implements, administers, and maintains Sherwin-Williams’ Chemical Safety and Security Program affecting high-risk manufacturing, laboratory and distribution operations, product formulation processes, cyber systems including inventory management, Chemical Vulnerability Information (CVI) control, and personnel surety organization-wide. Guides business operations to assure compliance with Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Standards (CFATS) and compliance with DHS Risk-Based Performance Standards. 5+ years industrial chemical security management experience.

Employee Health/Environment Safety Manager, Osteotech, Inc., Eatontown, NJ
Primary function is developing, implementing and managing overall health, safety and related training functions for the entire corporation. Maintain and ensure continued compliance with OSHA regulations. Monitor, administer, review and revise employee health and safety related policies and procedures as required by governmental agencies and as appropriate for managing the business. Ongoing education of all employees related to making health and safety part of their day-to-day activities. Keeps management aware/updated regarding the Company's compliance status and any significant changes in the regulations governing health and safety. Completes small projects as part of the overall Engineering responsibility.

Sr. Health, Safety and Environment Specialist, CSL Plasma, Boca Raton, FL
Professional/technical liaison for HSE management and assists with the development of a HSE strategy. Interprets Occupational Safety & Health Agency (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other safety and health regulations for the Plasma Centers, Lab, Plasma Logistics Center (PLC) and Corporate Office. Participates in HSE corporate safety steering committee. Drives appropriate corrective action in coordination with senior HSE management and Plasma Operations. Five (5) years experience in safety/risk field required. Ability to drive results is imperative.

Have a safe, healthy and environmental week!

Carol Singer Neuvelt
NAEM Executive Director

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