Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Celebrating two years ‘On the Safe Side’

Clearly we’re having fun, because time is flying: Safety+Health’s On the Safe Side podcast recently marked its second year.

It was in the spring of 2020, typing from my kitchen table at the beginning of Illinois’ stay-at-home order, that I first invited you to fend off any feelings of COVID-19 pandemic-related isolation by spending some time each month with our podcast hosts: S+H Associate Editors Barry Bottino, Kevin Druley and Alan Ferguson.

Over a 24-month period, they’ve discussed topics that are important to safety and health pros and talked with a lot of interesting people. They’ve also had a really good time.

In my announcement of the podcast’s kickoff, I said we’d be learning as we go, and it’s still true: The guys have had to deal with occasional sound issues. But the National Safety Council is working to improve its technology to help make the podcast even better. And what has always come through on every episode is how much Barry, Kevin and Alan enjoy working with each other and chatting with their guests. The time and effort they put in is a labor of love.

If you haven’t yet listened in, please give it a try. All episodes of “On the Safe Side” are available in Apple Podcasts and on SoundCloud, Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. You also can sign up for our monthly podcast email.

If you’re already a listener, we appreciate you! If you have comments or suggestions, contact us. We’d love to hear from you.

Melissa J. Ruminski The opinions expressed in “Editor’s Note” do not necessarily reflect those of the National Safety Council or affiliated local Chapters.

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