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.
In Episode 16, we discuss our feature story on hazard communication training, including why employers have issues with that portion of the OSHA standard and ways to reinforce training on the job. Also: Veteran safety professional Pam Walaski talks about the challenges and opportunities for women in safety.
What does OSHA consider a “competent person”? In Episode 15, the Safety+Health team talks about the requirements. Also: Jim Spigener, chief client officer at DEKRA, helps break down “the ROI of safety.”
In Episode 14, the S+H team discusses OSHA’s ‘Top 10’ and our exclusive Q&A with Patrick Kapust, deputy director of the agency’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs. The team also welcomes G. Scott Earnest, director of the NIOSH Office of Construction Safety and Health, to talk about fall prevention and the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction – set for May 3-7.
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In Episode 13, the Safety+Health team discusses situational awareness for workers and how it can be impacted on the job. The team also welcomes safety leadership expert Don Groover from DEKRA, who talks about leadership during – and after – the COVID-19 pandemic.