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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On the Safe Side podcast Episode 23: AI in safety and achieving a just culture

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Duration: 31:00
01-11-2022
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.”

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On the Safe Side podcast Episode 27: Lightning safety and aging workforce discussion

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Duration: 44:00
05-03-2022
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.

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On the Safe Side podcast Episode 26: Language barriers at work and preventing falls in construction

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Duration: 26:00
04-04-2022
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 – The Center for Construction Research and Training, discusses the ninth annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, set for May 2-6.

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On the Safe Side podcast Episode 25: Storm recovery safety and the many facets of PPE

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Duration: 22:00
03-10-2022
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, including some challenges facing women on the job.

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On the Safe Side podcast Episode 24: How an OSHA ETS works and ladder safety

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Duration: 24:00
02-09-2022
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.

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On the Safe Side podcast Episode 22: Combating complacency and strengthening your speaking skills

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Duration: 38:00
12-13-2021
In Episode 22, the S+H editorial team discusses how workers and employers can combat complacency on the job. Also, communications consultant John Capecci shares tips and advice for safety professionals on how to become a better public speaker.

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On the Safe Side podcast Episode 21: Delta-8 THC and scaffolding safety

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Duration: 19:00
11-09-2021
In Episode 21, the S+H editorial team discusses an emerging cannabis impairment issue: delta-8 THC. Also, John Newquist, an author, trainer, consultant and former OSHA inspector, shares his insights on scaffolding safety.

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This episode is sponsored by 3M Xtract™.
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