Rockford Greene International Congratulates Phil La Duke of his inclusion in ISHN's Power 101

The itinerant speaker, writer, and blogger recognized as one of the 101 global leaders of the Worker Health & Safety industry
Jan. 6, 2012 - PRLog -- (Monroe, MI) Rockford Greene International issued a statement today congratulating Rockford Green International associate Phil La Duke for being named by ISHN to its 2012 Power 101 a list of the 101 top global leaders in worker safety.  The list, which was assembled by the editors of  ISHN was posted to the magazine’s website yesterday afternoon. A preliminary list was accidentally posted in September and was hastily removed; La Duke also appeared on that list.

To be one of the 101, individuals were evaluated on:

1. Ability to reach a national and/or international audience;

2. Ability to create a community of pros with shared interests (via conferences, seminars, associations & special interest groups; branded media products; websites, web forums, etc.)

3. Current, active participant and contributor as subject matter expert

4. Ability to draw and/or generate national media coverage

5. Personal access to corporate management executives; ability to create, manage and/or change large corporate EHS cultures

6. Personal access to Washington federal safety and health policy makers

7. Ability to influence federal safety and health policy; corporate policy; professional society policy; labor union policy; international policy

8. Ability to facilitate collaboration and cooperation between safety and health stakeholders at the national and/or international level

9. Longevity in the public eye — years of service; media coverage; development of audience following

10. Ability to start up and/or manage a successful safety-related business; volunteer organization; display of commitment and management acumen

11. Followership — size of legacy; respect of peers;

12. Innovation and creativity — development of EHS-related research, theories; models; performance measures; communications products; best practices

ISHN called La Duke, whose work has been published in ISHN magazine,  Fabricating & Metalworking magazine, Facility Safety Management magazine, HR Pulse magazine, ASSE newsletters, and elsewhere, a “blogger who wants to knock safety upside the head to (make it) quit feeling like a corporate orphan. Takes on all comers.” La Duke makes weekly posts to two blogs. is La Duke’s personal blog and is the corporate Rockford Greene International blog of which La Duke is the primary blogger.

In addition to his writing and blogging, La Duke is a highly sought consultant. Prior to joining Rockford Greene, La Duke worked for the firm that developed Bringing Excellence to Safety Teams (B.E.S.T.) (of which he was a lead developer for UAW-DaimlerChrysler) and was the principle architect of “SafetyImpact!” a proprietary hazard management methodology and software.  La Duke has implemented safety improvement and training interventions for Ford Motor Company, DaimlerTruck International, Williams International, UAW-Chrysler, Henry Ford Health System, and The Carlisle Group.

About Phil La Duke:
Phil La Duke is an internationally recognized writer, blogger, and speaker whose work is seen by over 200,000 readers internationally each month.  La Duke is a highly sought and often controversial speaker on culture change, training, and performance improvement topics, particularly worker health and safety and Lean Manufacturing. La Duke is an editorial advisor for Facility Safety Magazine, a regular contributor to ISHN magazine, and a contributing editor and safety columnist for  Fabricating and Metalworking magazine. La Duke is the author of two weekly worker safety blogs,  and  La Duke is also co-founder of Rockford Greene International. Recently, the American Society of Safety Engineers has reprinted his articles Applying Deming To Safety (   and Why We Violate The Rules (

About Rockford Greene International:
Rockford Greene International, based in Monroe, MI, provides business optimization services and helps organizations to operate more effectively in all of the key business elements: Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Morale, and Environment. Rockford Greene matches your business needs with a top business expert. For more information on Rockford Greene visit:

# # #

Rockford Greene International provides business optimization services for all of the key business elements: Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Morale, and Environment.
Rockford Greene International News
Most Viewed
Daily News

Like PRLog?
Click to Share