Yesterday’s Advisor looked at some of the professions on the periphery of workplace safety who might have enough in common with safety professionals to feel like true colleagues, and who might help improve your job performance. When you improve your performance, you improve your career.
You as a Safety Professional
Safety management is not just a job, it’s a profession, and a noble one, at that. These articles and tips willl clue you in on certification, career training, and peer group involvement in major safety organizations. And we’ll also provide tips on how to make management at your organization more aware of the strategic, business-building value of safety programs. Don’t be surprised if your career benefits right along with the company.
Free Special Report: Proven Strategies to Increase the Value of EHS
Occupational safety can be a lonely profession. Many safety professionals are a department of one, laboring alone in an area many other professionals don’t really understand. So, outside the occasional conference or lunch with your counterpart from a different company, where does an EHS professional find someone to “talk shop” with?
Find out how smartphone apps and other mobile technology can make your job easier.
Without question, digital technology has improved and enhanced the way safety professionals do their jobs, says Pam Walaski, a certified safety professional herself and regional manager for EHS services at Compliance Management International, a full-service safety consulting business.