In Episode 29, the S+H editorial team discusses the prevention of serious injuries and fatalities, or SIFs, as well as hazard communication with consultant and expert Chandra Gioiello, a vice president and senior consultant at Industrial Health and Safety Consultants.
Rebecca Martin and Claire Stroer, program managers in the impairment practice initiative at NSC, discuss an array of impairment issues that can affect workers, the impact of COVID-19 and how to overcome the stigma of asking for help.
National Safety Council experts Lisa Brooks and Ram Maikala discuss common causes of and potential solutions for MSDs – the leading cause of workplace injuries. MSDs cost billions of dollars each year in workers’ compensation and lost productivity.
In Episode 28, the S+H editorial team discusses the safety impacts of inexperienced workers in various industries amid COVID-19 pandemic labor shortages, as well as housekeeping with Cary Usrey, vice president of operations at SafetyStratus.
David Consider, a senior safety consultant at NSC, shares his insights on protecting workers from falls; offers recommendations for employers and workers; and explains the importance of planning and training to prevent slips, trips and falls.
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, to discuss how aging workers can enjoy success on the job.