OHS SafetyPod


Safety Speak: Target OSHA Citations, Flu Season, and When Will We See a COVID-19 Vaccine?

Episode 35

Safety Speak: Target OSHA Citations, Flu Season, and When Will We See a COVID-19 Vaccine?

In this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, we will discuss big box retailer Target’s OSHA citations, how pharmacies are preparing for the highly anticipated flu season and at the end, I will go in-depth on what we know about a possible COVID-19 vaccination and plans to administer it.

Hazard Communication: An Employer

Episode 34

OH&S SafetyPod: Hazard Communication — An Employer's Guide to Understanding HazCom

Hazard Communication has consistently sat near the top of OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for quite a while now. To understand why, and dive a little deeper into the subject, I interviewed Stephen Badger, a safety management consultant with 34 years’ experience with Hazard Communication. Check out this episode to learn more about the history of the standard, the requirements to comply and how you can avoid citations.

Safety Speak: Most Dangerous U.S. Jobs, OSHA

Episode 33

Safety Speak: Most Dangerous U.S. Jobs, OSHA's COVID-19 Recording Requirements and a New Electrical Safety Campaign

In this mini episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard reports the top 25 most dangerous jobs in America, the NFPA's new campaign for electrical safety and how OSHA has refined its COVID-19 recording requirements.

Safety Speak: Temporary Respirator Guidance, Distracted Driving and Airborne Viruses

Episode 32

Safety Speak: Temporary Respirator Guidance, Distracted Driving and Airborne Viruses

Interested in knowing more about what it means for Coronavirus to be airborne? Tune in to this mini episode for a deep dive on how infectious diseases spread as well as information on top headlines like the new OSHA temporary respirator guidance and Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

OH&S SafetyPod: The Future of Safety: Expanding Construction and Oil & Gas Education

Episode 31

OH&S SafetyPod: The Future of Safety: Expanding Construction and Oil & Gas Education

Interested in the the future of safety? You are in luck. In this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with CSU Academic Program Director Dan Corcoran to talk about safety education in today's world and how academic programs are leaning into a more specialized focus.

Safety Speak: Hazardous Chemical Exposure, OSHA;s Updated Coronavirus FAQ and Safety Leadership

Episode 30

Safety Speak: Hazardous Chemical Exposure, OSHA's Updated Coronavirus FAQ and Safety Leadership

In this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses a new alliance to protect against hazardous chemical exposure, OSHA’s updated Coronavirus FAQ, and newly published articles from the October issue of Occupational Health & Safety.

OH&S SafetyPod: The Connected Worker

Episode 29

OH&S SafetyPod: The Connected Worker

In this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard and MSA's Jason Fox discuss what a connected worker is, how that fits into the safety industry and what it means for the future of gas detection.

Safety Speak: Agriculture Industry Partnership, Health Care Worker Safety and OSHA Nonprofit Grants

Episode 28

Safety Speak: Agriculture Industry Partnership, Health Care Worker Safety and OSHA Nonprofit Grants

Editor Sydny Shepard discusses some top headlines in the safety industry, including a new partnership with ASSP and the Agriculture Safety and Health Council of America, the World Health Organization’s call for health care worker safety and millions of dollars in grants awarded to nonprofit organizations by OSHA.

Safety Speak: OSHA Final Rule on Cranes, Coronavirus Citations and Overall Employee Health

Episode 27

Safety Speak: OSHA Final Rule on Cranes, Coronavirus Citations and Overall Employee Health

In this mini episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard shares the top headlines for the week, including OSHA's final rule on cranes, new coronavirus citations for a New Jersey medical center and three tips to cultivating better mental and physical health for your employees.

Confined Spaces Defined: Hazards, Standards & Training

Episode 26

OH&S SafetyPod: Confined Spaces Defined: Hazards, Standards & Training

Editor Sydny Shepard discusses all things hazards, standards and training regarding confined spaces with guest Chris Koester, consultant and owner with Priority One Safe-T, an emergency response and standby rescue services and training firm for industrial and manufacturing companies.

Safety Speak Worker Healthcare Options Coronavirus Citations and Wildfires

Episode 25

Safety Speak: Worker Healthcare Options, Coronavirus Citations and Wildfires

On this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, we will discuss emerging options for worker healthcare, new virus-related citations in California and a study that links wildfires and flu season.

Safety Speak: Labor Day, COVID-19 Treatments and National Preparedness Month

Episode 24

Safety Speak: Labor Day, COVID-19 Treatments and National Preparedness Month

In this mini episode of OH&S SafetyPod, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses resources National Preparedness Month, the new WHO recommendation for COVID-19 treatment and hazards in the oil & gas industry.

Safety Speak: Predictions for Labor Day Weekend Coronavirus Reinfections and AIHA Guidance for First Responders

Episode 23

Safety Speak: Transportation Safety, Coronavirus Reinfections and AIHA Guidance for First Responders

In this mini episode of OH&S SafetyPod, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the NCS's prediction for road injuries and fatalities this Labor Day Weekend, the first confirmed case of COVID-19 reinfection and the new AIHA guidance for first responders.

OH&S SafetyPod: Your FR/AR Questions — Answered: Weather Preparedness

Episode 22

OH&S SafetyPod: Your FR/AR Questions — Answered: Weather Preparedness

Westex by Milliken's Scott Francis stops by the podcast to answer your most commonly asked questions about FR/AR PPE in different weather types.

Episode 21

Safety Speak: U.S. Leading Causes of Death, Worker Virus Protection and Ladder Safety

In this mini Safety Speak episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the new leading cause of death in the U.S, Oregon's new Worker Virus Protection Rule, a new ladder safety grant and effective safety leadership.

Introducing Safety Speak New Weekly Mini Episodes

Episode 20

OH&S SafetyPod: Introducing Safety Speak! New Weekly Mini Episodes

For our inaugural Safety Speak episode we will be discussing National Safety Stand-Down, what OSHA has to say about face coverings, hearing loss in the services sector and Hazard Communications.

OH&S SafetyPod: Controlling Hazardous Dusts in Manufacturing & Processing Facilities

Episode 19

OH&S SafetyPod: Controlling Hazardous Dusts in Manufacturing & Processing Facilities

OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard discusses analyzing, studying and controlling hazardous dusts with Camfil APC's Jon Ladwig.

OHS SafetyPod: Your FR/AR PPE Questions—Answered: Hygiene & Safety

Episode 18

OHS SafetyPod: Your FR/AR PPE Questions—Answered: Hygiene & Safety

Stephen Morrill from Westex at Milliken stops by the podcast to talk with OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard about safety professionals' most pressing FR/AR PPE questions where hygiene and safety is concerned.

OH&S SafetyPod: ASSP Safety 2020: Benefits of a Virtual Conference

Episode 17

OH&S SafetyPod: ASSP Safety 2020: Benefits of a Virtual Conference

OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard and Content Editor Amanda Smiley break down some of the go-to sessions of ASSP Safety 2020 Virtual as well as some tips for getting the most out of your virtual conference experience.

OH&S SafetyPod: ASSP Safety 2020: Transitioning to the Digital Space

Episode 16

OH&S SafetyPod: ASSP Safety 2020: Transitioning to the Digital Space

Due to COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings, ASSP's Safety 2020 show has gone virtual! Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the benefits of a virtual event with ASSP President Diana Stegall.

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