In Episode 31, the S+H editorial team dives into the September issue’s feature story on setting up a volunteer first aid response team in your workplace, and discusses the ins and outs of worker engagement and buy-in with Shawn Galloway, CEO of ProAct Safety.
From keynote sessions to the announcement of OSHA’s Top 10 most cited standards in fiscal year 2022 and a history lesson, the Safety+Health team breaks down what’s ahead at the 2022 NSC Safety Congress & Expo – set for Sept. 16-22 in San Diego – in this special episode of the “On the Safe Side” podcast.
In Episode 30, the S+H editorial team dives into the August issue’s feature story on effective incident investigations, and discusses the legal issues surrounding impairment in the workplace with employment law attorney Faye Caldwell, a member of the National Safety Council’s Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division.
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.