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.
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.
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.
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.