Top Five OH&S SafetyPod Episodes from 2022

OH&S has released over 60 episodes of the podcast this year. Here are the episodes you won’t want to miss.

Are you a fan of podcasts? Since October of 2019, the OH&S team has worked to produce over 175 podcast episodes to bring more safety and health education to OH&S subscribers. The podcast has grown to a once-weekly format with bonus, special episodes sprinkled in each month featuring conversations with the safety industry’s biggest manufacturers and solution providers.

If you haven’t heard of the podcast, and are a bit overwhelmed by our catalog of information, we’ve put together a list of the top five podcast episodes from 2022. Let’s count them down together.

Episode 118: Setting Realistic Safety Goals for 2022

One of the most listened to episodes of the podcast this year was the very first podcast dropped on January 3rd. In this episode, listeners can hear from Editor Sydny Shepard as she discusses ways to set realistic goals for the year. The information in this episode could be useful as you begin to plan for 2023.

Episode 135: What is a Safety Culture?

In previous episodes of the podcast, the host and guests have talked about how to create and maintain a great safety culture, but what even is a Safety Culture? This episode breaks down the definition of a Safety Culture and how it can be the backbone of safe operations at your facilities and job sites.

Episode 136: The Qualities of a Great Safety Leader

“How to become an effective leader,” is a question that has been Googled over 200 million times. In this highly downloaded and popular episode of the podcast, the host dives deep into which qualities and traits a great leader should have to implement effective and successful safety programs.

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. In this episode the host takes a look at what a safety management program looks like using safety performance indicators, or SPIs, define different SPIs, and explain the value of tracking your vital progress to a goal.

Episode 163: Surprise Inspections: What to Do If OSHA Comes Knocking

OSHA inspections are generally unannounced and unwelcomed. In this episode of the podcast, the host runs through a list of what you should, and probably shouldn’t do if a Safety Compliance Officers comes knocking at your door to conduct a safety inspection.

While all podcast episodes can be found online at, you can also find OH&S SafetyPod on all popular podcast platform such as Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify and more.

About the Author

Sydny Shepard is the former editor of Occupational Health & Safety.

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