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Healthy Workplaces: Protecting Workers from Seasonal Illnesses

Episode 178

Healthy Workplaces: Protecting Workers from Seasonal Illnesses

Keeping workers healthy through the unhealthiest season of the year is tough. Here's some ways to protect workers from seasonal illnesses.

Looking Towards the Future: How Safety Will Evolve

Episode 177

Looking Towards the Future: How Safety Will Evolve

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard takes a look at what is in store for the safety and health industry in the future.

Protecting Data is Essential to Worker Safety

Episode 176

Protecting Data is Essential to Worker Safety

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses how protecting employee data is essential to worker safety.

Choosing Effective Safety Training Methods

Episode 175

Choosing Effective Safety Training Methods

Everyone learns differently so it is important to incorporate different training styles for knowledge retention and safer work.

Staying Up to Date: How NFPA is Digitizing Codes and Standards

Episode 174

Staying Up to Date: How NFPA is Digitizing Codes and Standards

Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with NFPA LiNK Director Kyle Spencer to talk all about NFPA’s inspiration for LiNK, recent updates to the program and the future of digitization at NFPA.

Stop the Job: Don

Episode 173

Stop the Job: Don't Risk Injury for Productivity

Encouraging employees to stop the job in an unsafe scenario comes with a long list of complications. Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses how you can encourage employees to prioritize health and safety.

Enhancing Workplace Safety with the Adoption of Artificial Intelligence

Episode 172

Enhancing Workplace Safety with the Adoption of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence may sound like something from the future, but it is already changing the way companies enhance their workplace safety programs. On this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with SparkCognition's Stephen Gold to talk about how advanced technologies can seamlessly fit in with your program today.

Part Two: Most Common OSHA Violations & How to Avoid Them

Episode 171

Part Two: Most Common OSHA Violations & How to Avoid Them

Editor Sydny Shepard continues to count down the top five most frequently cited standards and what you can be doing to avoid being penalized for not complying with these standards.

Most Common OSHA Violations & How to Avoid Them

Episode 170

Most Common OSHA Violations & How to Avoid Them

There are a few standards that have dominated the most frequently cited standards list for years. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard breaks a few of them down and explains how to avoid being cited.

Lockout Compliance: Finding the Right Blueprint for Success

Episode 169

Lockout Compliance: Finding the Right Blueprint for Success

OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Bill Belongea, Safety Services Program Manager at The Master Lock Company to talk about effective ways to enhance your lockout program.

What’s Going On? Updates on OSHA’s Most Recent Decisions

Episode 168

What’s Going On? Updates on OSHA’s Most Recent Decisions

OSHA has been making moves. Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the latest announcements, news and movements from OSHA in the last few months.

Mindset Matters: Just One Thought Can Halt Safety Progress

Episode 167

Mindset Matters: Just One Thought Can Halt Safety Progress

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses why mindset matters, how external struggles can bring internal battles and how you can turn it all around with just one thought.

Protecting Frontline Workers in the Utilities Industry with Connected Safety

Episode 166

Protecting Frontline Workers in the Utilities Industry with Connected Safety

Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Blackline Safety's Sean Stinson and NiSource's Prajwal Deshpande to discuss practical implementations of connected technology to enhance worker safety.

Workplace Safety Inspections: Preparing for and Conducting Your Own

Episode 165

Workplace Safety Inspections: Preparing for and Conducting Your Own

In this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses three ways that you can be ensuring your company is on track with safety and health compliance measures.

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.