On the Safe Side

Each month, the Safety+Health editorial team discusses important safety topics, and interviews leading voices in the profession.
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Mini episode: NSC Safety Congress & Expo preview

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Duration: 9:00
10-07-2021
From Keynote sessions to the announcement of OSHA’s Top 10 most cited violations for fiscal year 2021 and a history lesson, the Safety+Health editorial team breaks down what’s ahead at the 2021 National Safety Council Congress & Expo in this special episode of the “On the Safe Side” podcast.

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On the Safe Side podcast Episode 20: Human and organizational performance as well as electric safety for all workers

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Duration: 37:00
10-07-2021
In Episode 20, the S+H editorial team discusses human and organizational performance – the operating philosophy also known as HOP. Also: Brett Brenner, president of Electrical Safety Foundation International, shares the ins and outs of electrical safety, including common hazards faced by workers in any industry and work setting.

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On the Safe Side podcast Episode 19: One-person safety teams and post-pandemic ergonomic concerns

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Duration: 23:00
09-14-2021
In Episode 19, the S+H editorial team discusses the benefits and challenges of being a one-person safety team. Also: Julia Abate, executive director of The Ergonomics Center at North Carolina State University, answers our questions about ergonomic concerns as more workers return to their physical work locations.

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On the Safe Side podcast Episode 18: Safety incentive programs and keeping workers safe behind the wheel

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Duration: 24:00
08-12-2021
In Episode 18, the S+H editorial team discusses the pros and cons of safety incentives, along with OSHA’s evolving stance on the topic. Also: Transportation safety expert Brian Hammer answers our questions about road safety, as more workers begin to commute to their workplace again.

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On the Safe Side Episode #17: Humor in safety and protecting workers from heat illness

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Duration: 30:00
07-15-2021
Do humor and safety go together? In Episode 17, the Safety+Health editorial team discusses how the two should – and should not – co-exist in safety presentations. Also: Brenda Jacklitsch, a health scientist in the division of safety integration at NIOSH, offers helpful information on keeping workers safe in the heat.

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