The Safety and Risk Success Podcast is hosted by Christian Harris, the UK's leading authority on slip safety.
Christian is passionate about the maxim: "proactive safety and risk management powers business performance".
Christian interviews leading figures in the fields of safety and risk to share stories, insights and raise awareness of the benefits of getting risk right.
Christian's Safety and Risk SUCCESS principles are at the heart of the podcast. You can take the Safety and Risk SUCCESS Scorecard at www.safetyrisksuccess.com
Ariane Chapelle - author, speaker and lecturer - on risk management
Ariane Chapelle is an author, speaker and lecturer in the field of risk management, specialising in the financial services sector. Along with Christian Harris, Ariane discusses topics including:
Their vision of simplifying risk management, aligning it to strategy execution, adaptability and learning from success
How to quantify hard-to-measure risks like reputation. Ariane has a great analogy here
How risk management is counter-cyclical and therefore of utmost importance now and for the years to come
That risk management applies to everyone from parents, to entrepreneurs to corporations
That, simply put: good risk management is good management.
...and Christian's German accent 😂
Ariane is the MD of Chapelle Group, which is incorporated in the United Kingdom and in Belgium to deliver advisory and training services in risk management to clients in the UK, US, the Gulf Area, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland and Spain. They work in English, French, Dutch, Italian and Spanish to bring the best services to clients and partners. Specialities include: RCSAs, Risk Appetite, KRIs, Risk Culture, ICAAP, Scenario identification and analysis.
A few resources that Ariane suggests to the audience are as follows:
Essentials of Risk Management: https://online.chapelleconsulting.com
Her book: Operational Risk Management: Best practices for the financial industry: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07LB5W9MG/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0
The Influencer book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Influencer-Science-Leading-Change-Paperback/dp/0071808868
Risk Savvy book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00H7O86PI/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1
For more on Christian and Slip Safety Services, visit https://www.slipsafety.co.uk/start
Safety & Risk Success Show: Jay Allen on spreading the word about safety
Jay Allen is the founder of Safety FM, a radio streaming website and podcast network focussed on the world of safety.
In this episode of the podcast, Jay joins Christian Harris to discuss how he got into safety as a profession (spoiler alert - it wasn't what he dreamed of when growing up), how the concept of Safety FM was conceived, and how it has developed over time to be the great success it now is.
Podcasting is a fantastic medium to spread the word about anything of value, and Jay has done a great job tapping into this.
He interviewed Christian on his own show too. You can find this episode here: https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/ep-62-christian-harris/id1377151103?i=1000436127185
We hope you enjoy the episode. If so, please hit subscribe :-)
Find out more about SafetyFM: https://safetyfm.com/
Safety & Risk Success Show: defending slip insurance claims and much more with David Scott
David Scott heads up the leisure and hospitality practice within the corporate and sector risks practice of Keoghs. He joins Christian Harris on the podcast to discuss insurance claims defence in these sectors, focussing on slips but also with wider lessons to learn.
David is a senior liability lawyer with over 30 years’ experience of major employers liability and public liability claims, including many often quoted cases within textbooks. David has also recently led a leisure client’s defence of a large illness outbreak, resulting in a 219 claimant class action, which was the first UK land-based large class action successfully defended, resulting in multi-million pound savings for the client. He and Christian discuss this case, plus a landmark dance floor slip accident defence for the same client.
When it comes to slips, David is a firm believed in the value of slip testing data and evidence of proactive work to ensure floors are safe-when-wet.
You can find out more about David here: https://keoghs.co.uk/about-keoghs/our-people/David-scott
As always, for more on Christian Harris and Slip Safety Services, go to: www.slipsafety.co.uk/start
Safety & Risk Success Show: Russ Kendzior on slip safety in the USA
Russ Kendzior, "America's Slip-and-Fall Guy", joins Christian Harris on this episode of the Slip Safety Show.
Russ is the President of Traction Experts, Inc. and founder of the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI). He is a nationally acclaimed lecturer, author and legal consultant.
Christian and Russ compare and contrast their experiences of what happens in the field of slip safety in the USA and UK, from the cost of claims to their frequency, as well as how testing is performed and on what frequency.
This is a valuable episode for anyone who manages buildings that could be the site of slip safety risks.
You can find Russ' own podcast, Safety Matters, here: https://nfsi.org/slip-and-fall-guy-podcast/ and the NFSI website is: https://nfsi.org
Christian's website is www.slipsafety.co.uk/start
Safety & Risk Success Show: James Harvey on the insurance claims landscape past, present and future
James Harvey is a specialist defendant insurance lawyer with significant experience of acting for clients in a number of sectors including facilities services, retail, leisure, manufacturing and construction. He joins Christian Harris on the podcast to discuss the insurance claims landscape, both historically and in the world of COVID-19.
What have been the most common types of insurance claims in the past and why? How has this changed over the time of COVID due to fewer people being at work or out visiting retailers etc? What types of claims will arise as a result of the pandemic?
All these topics and more are covered in this valuable conversation.
To find out more about BLM, visit https://www.blmlaw.com/ and for more on Slip Safety Services, it's www.slipsafety.co.uk/start
Safety & Risk Success Show: Jonathan Dempsey shares his journey
Jonathan Dempsey is a Chartered Environmental Health professional, a Chartered Safety and Health professional, an MBA and was named as a Global Top 10 Safety Influencer in 2020. He joins Christian Harris on this episode of the Safety & Risk Success Show to share his story.
This includes various experiences and insights ranging from working as an EHO to setting up his consultancy firm, Red Laces.
We encourage you to visit www.wwwredlacescouk.scoreapp.com to take the Agility, Adaptability and Resilience Scorecard
Go to https://www.redlaces.co.uk/ for details on Red Laces
And for more on Christian and Slip Safety Services, it's www.slipsafety.co.uk/start