The Case for Safety Podcast
The Case for Safety Podcast
The Case for Safety Podcast
Put ASSP's more than 100 years of leadership in occupational safety and health right at your fingertips. Learn from industry experts and get the tools and knowledge you need to improve the safety, health and well-being of your workforce and improve your organization's performance.
Using the A10.48 Standard to Improve Worker Safety on Communication Structures
This week, we’re joined by Gordon Lyman and Don Doty, chair and vice chair of the A10.48 subcommittee to discuss the recently updated ANSI/ASSP A10.48 standard, and how it can help you address the hazards and risks associated with working on communications structures.
Jan 21
24 min
Industrial Hygiene Hazards in the Workplace and How to Mitigate Them
Stephen Paternostro, EH&S division manager at Leeaf Environmental, LLC, joins us to share his journey in the field of industrial hygiene, discuss common environmental hazards you may find on your work sites and provide tips for how to address them.
Jan 7
29 min
Steps You Can Take to Help Keep Workers Safe in Winter Weather
Sponsored by Amazon. This week, we’re joined by Victor Rodriguez, operations meteorologist at Amazon, for a conversation about the impacts of winter weather on workplace safety, and how you can be prepared. Victor discusses the importance of tracking the weather throughout the year so you can have proper measures in place to address the hazards […]
Dec 10, 2023
18 min
Fixing the Fit of Personal Protective Equipment to Improve Women’s Safety
Kathi Dobson and Abby Ferri of the ASSP Z590.6 committee share how the Z590.6 technical report can help manufacturers, employers and safety professionals provide women with proper fitting PPE on the job site.
Nov 26, 2023
30 min
Marketing Safety Improvements: How to Get Buy-in from Your Organization
Brye Sargent, Owner and CEO of The Safety Geek, shares tips and techniques you can use to market improvements in your safety and health management system to those in your organization. She discusses the importance of collaborating with everyone from front line workers to C-suite executives to implement initiatives that will benefit not only safety, but every aspect of the organization.
Nov 12, 2023
25 min
Encore Presentation: The Z16 Standard – A Balanced Approach to Safety and Health Metrics
In this encore presentation, Alexi Carli and Steve Newell of the ANSI/ASSP Z16 Committee join us to discuss how the Z16 standard can help you identify and track meaningful safety and health metrics to meet your organization’s objectives.
Oct 29, 2023
36 min
The Role of Culture and Climate in Improving Worker Safety and Health
Sponsored by SafeStart. Pandora Bryce and Peter Batrowny of SafeStart join us to share steps you can take to improve the safety climate and culture at your organization. They discuss creating an environment where everyone looks out for each other’s safety and feels empowered to speak up about hazardous working conditions.
Oct 15, 2023
24 min
Honoring the Workers Lost in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
October 11, 2023 marks the unveiling and dedication of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Memorial. Mary Anne Trasciatti, president of the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition Board of Directors, joins us to share the story of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire and discuss the memorial to those who were lost. Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition […]
Oct 8, 2023
23 min
Talking Safety: How to Improve Communication with Your Workforce
Lindsay Bell, IG americas SHEQ human performance manager at Air Products, shares tips and strategies you can use to improve training, communication and comprehension with those in your organization.
Oct 1, 2023
22 min
How Improving Safety Can Increase Productivity and Benefit Your Bottom Line
James Boretti, president of Boretti, Inc., shares how integrating safety into business practices can help create more productive, efficient and profitable workplaces. He shares stories from the field of initiatives that improved worker safety and productivity, and helped organizations meet their business objectives.
Sep 17, 2023
34 min
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