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In Case You Missed It: Highlights from NSC Congress & Expo

Episode 164

In Case You Missed It: Highlights from NSC Congress & Expo

In this podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard touches on the Occupational Keynote from OSHA Head Doug Parker, NSC’s Work to Zero Initiative and the unveiling of OSHA’s Top 10 Violations for fiscal year 2022.

Surprise Inspections: What to Do If OSHA Comes Knocking

Episode 163

Surprise Inspections: What to Do If OSHA Comes Knocking

OSHA inspections are generally unannounced. Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the do's and don'ts of a surprise inspection.

90 Years in OSHA: How Women

Episode 162

90 Years in OSHA: How Women's Roles Have Changed

Women in safety has continued to evolve. Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard interviews CSP Shannon Holeman on the impact of women in safety.

Creating an Effective AED Program in the Workplace

Episode 161

Creating an Effective AED Program in the Workplace

An AED can't save a life, if it cannot be found. In this podcast, listen to tips for an effective AED program.

Industrial Hygiene: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

Episode 160

Industrial Hygiene: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

In this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard takes a look at Industrial Hygiene through the lens of the past and the future.

Seeing Safely: Tips for an Effective Vision Protection Program

Episode 159

Seeing Safely: Tips for an Effective Vision Protection Program

There are many things that safety directors, managers and leadership can do to ensure that employees are adhering to a vision protection program.

Safety & Security: Tips for Preventing Workplace Violence

Episode 158

Safety & Security: Tips for Preventing Workplace Violence

Lowering the number of instances of workplace violence is not only crucial to the health and safety of your workforce, but is also legally mandated by federal OSHA.

Modern Day Trends: Testing for Workplace Impairment

Episode 157

Modern-Day Trends: Testing for Workplace Impairment

Creating an effective program to test for substance abuse in the workplace can be difficult when faced with modern day trends and challenges.

Everything You Need to Know about Forklifts & Safety

Episode 156

Everything You Need to Know about Forklifts & Safety

Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses everything you may need to know about forklifts and mitigating the risks associated with them.

Making Safety a Core Value in the Workplace

Episode 155

Making Safety a Core Value in the Workplace

Not having safety as a core value could be more detrimental than even trying to make it a core value to begin with. So, what are you waiting for?

The Progression of Hand Protection: Guarding Your Most Valuable Tools

Episode 154

The Progression of Hand Protection: Guarding Your Most Valuable Tools

Hand protection has come a long way since workers first used their hands.

A Shifting Landscape: The Importance of a Safety Management Partner

Episode 153

A Shifting Landscape: The Importance of a Safety Management Partner

OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Wesco’s Ines Sira to discuss how safety professionals can stay current with new technologies and innovations.

Rise in Trench-Related Fatalities Results in Increased Enforcement, Education

Episode 152

Rise in Trench-Related Fatalities Results in Increased Enforcement, Education

Fatalities from trench-related incidents are on the rise. OSHA is now calling on increased enforcement efforts to protect workers.

Underestimating PPE Fit and Size Can Impact Worker Safety

Episode 151

Underestimating PPE Fit and Size Can Impact Worker Safety

The last thing you want PPE to do is create more risk for incidents. That's why size and fit matter when selecting the right gear for the job.

Consistency is Key to Effective Safety Programs

Episode 150

Consistency is Key to Effective Safety Programs

What's the key to effective safety programs? Consistency.

Updates from OSHA Head Doug Parker at ASSP Safety 2022

Episode 149

Updates from OSHA Head Doug Parker at ASSP Safety 2022

Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the highlights from DOL Assistant Secretary of Occupational Safety and Health Doug Parker's session at Safety 2022.

Delivering Effective Feedback to Instigate Change in Safety

Episode 148

Delivering Effective Feedback to Instigate Change in Safety

Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses best practices in delivering feedback for instigating change in employee involvement in safety programs.

Getting the Most Out of Your Incident Investigations

Episode 147

Getting the Most Out of Your Incident Investigations

Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses best practices for conducting effective Incident Investigations.

Safety Performance Indicators

Episode 146

Safety Performance Indicators: The Value of Tracking Progress

Safety performance indicators can be very beneficial to any company looking to measure their safety and health improvement efforts.

How to Avoid Safety Blind Spots

Episode 145

How to Avoid Safety Blind Spots

Safety blind spots in the workplace may be more prevalent than you think. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses how safety blind spots develop as well as how you can recognize and mitigate them.