To Keep Your Family Safe
John Myre's Background
John is the author
of the award-winning book,
Live Safely in a
Dangerous World, and the e-book,
The Safety Book For Your Family.
He is a
graduate of Washington University in St. Louis. After a thirty-four year-career as a financial and risk
management executive with Southwestern Bell Corporation, he
founded Safety Times in 1992.
From 1992-2002, he was the editor and publisher of Safety Times, an off-the job safety
publication for businesses and organizations. The publication was distributed to over
With all these readers, and additional readers from the
Safety Times Reproducible Articles and
Safely in a Dangerous World, we have never received one complaint
regarding the material.
here to view a recent National Safety Council article
quoting him on the value of an
off-the-job safety program for businesses and organizations.
achieved the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation. He has been a speaker at several safety conventions, has
written articles for safety and risk management publications
such as Professional Safety magazine and Business
Insurance magazine, and is the author of the off-the-job
safety chapter in Safety and Health Management Planning
(Government Institutes, 1999).
John and his wife, Carole,
celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in June, 2009. They have three
children and seven grandchildren. Numbers six and seven arrived after this
picture was taken.
Live Safely in a Dangerous World Background
Safely in a Dangerous World is the product of more than ten
years’ research. Nearly all of the topics were
published at least twice in the Safety Times Newsletter
from 1992 through 2002.
information for each topic
comes from many sources. Before publishing each topic in the
newsletter, it was
reviewed by at least two CSPs (Certified Safety Professionals),
or by a CSP and a subject-matter expert. Children’s topics
were reviewed by a representative of the Safe Kids Worldwide
boating topics by the United States Coast Guard; the chain-saw
topic by a safety trainer for a chain-saw manufacturer, and so
circulation of the newsletter exceeded 20,000; pass-along readership,
however, was considerably higher, as some recipients paid for
the privilege of copying the material. Safety Times clients have included
Alcoa, Avery Dennison, Boeing, Dow Corning, ExxonMobil, General
Motors, Georgia-Pacific, Honeywell, SBC, Sprint, the U.S. Postal
Service, and hundreds of other corporations and organizations.
A leading independent
publisher, Cypress House, edited the book.
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