In Episode 27, the S+H editorial team discusses lightning safety for workers as the summer months approach. The team is also joined by NIOSH social scientist Gigi Petery, co-director of the agency’s National Center for Productive Aging and Work.
“We don’t want to suggest that older workers create the safety hazards, because it’s the job conditions that create the safety hazards,” says Chris Cain of CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training. “But we do see that the risks on the job do sometimes disproportionately affect aging workers.”
In Episode 26, the S+H editorial team examines how language barriers can affect workplace safety. In addition, Jessica Bunting, director of the Research to Practice initiative at CPWR, discusses the ninth annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, set for May 2-6.
Allegion has received the 2021 Robert W. Campbell Award – presented annually by the National Safety Council to an organization that successfully integrates environmental, health and safety management with business operations.
In Episode 25, the S+H editorial team celebrates the two-year anniversary of the podcast with a discussion on the many safety hazards facing storm recovery workers. In addition, Nicole Randall from the International Safety Equipment Association discusses various aspects of personal protective equipment for workers.
In Episode 24, the S+H editorial team discusses some frequently asked questions about how OSHA emergency temporary standards and regulations work. Also, Christina Socias-Morales, an epidemiologist in the NIOSH Division of Safety Research, joins us to discuss National Ladder Safety Month, coming in March.
In Episode 23, the S+H editorial team discusses the role of artificial intelligence in safety and its potential impacts. Also, safety leadership expert Rajni Walia of DEKRA answers questions on the safety benefits for organizations that achieve a “just culture.”