80 episodes

On this podcast we will have candid discussions on the many facets of Workplace Injury Prevention such as Onsite Intervention, Safety, Ergonomics, Pre-Employment Testing and Total Population Health. Fit For Work™ is an Injury Prevention firm that partners with companies to deliver a 50% reduction in injuries so they can focus on their business. Our mission is to share as much knowledge as we can so that we can help your workplace be healthier and safer. Thank you for listening!

WORKPLACE INJURY PREVENTION - A FIT FOR WORK PODCAST Curtis Kopotic and Ambjor Brown

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 33 Ratings

On this podcast we will have candid discussions on the many facets of Workplace Injury Prevention such as Onsite Intervention, Safety, Ergonomics, Pre-Employment Testing and Total Population Health. Fit For Work™ is an Injury Prevention firm that partners with companies to deliver a 50% reduction in injuries so they can focus on their business. Our mission is to share as much knowledge as we can so that we can help your workplace be healthier and safer. Thank you for listening!

    Total Worker Health Part 2

    Total Worker Health Part 2

    Dr. Ros Daywalker joins the new host, Mike Wobschall, to discuss the exciting and evolving topic of "Total Worker Health". This is more than just a phrase. It's a new field of research in which Dr. Daywalker is a leading expert. This is the first of many topics on the subject, and specifically is part 1 of 2-part interview covering the matter.

    • 13 min
    Total Worker Health Part 1

    Total Worker Health Part 1

    Dr. Ros Daywalker joins the new host, Mike Wobschall, to discuss the exciting and evolving topic of "Total Worker Health". This is more than just a phrase. It's a new field of research in which Dr. Daywalker is a leading expert. This is the first of many topics on the subject, and specifically is part 1 of 2-part interview covering the matter.

    • 14 min
    Special Announcement: Introducing The New Host

    Special Announcement: Introducing The New Host

    Ambjor and Curtis will be moving on from podcast host duties so they do an introduction and let you get to know the new host, Fit For Work Director of Marketing, Mike Wobschall. He shares his experience along with some themes you can expect to be covered as this podcast continues. Mike will become the full-time host by the end of 2022.

    • 7 min
    Update - Identification and Mitigation of Workplace Injuries through Applied Ergonomics

    Update - Identification and Mitigation of Workplace Injuries through Applied Ergonomics

    Eric Gislason, Executive Director of National Association of Safety Professionals and Dr. James Rethaber, Vice President of Technical Operations at Fit for Work, share their expertise regarding the role ergonomics plays in workplace injuries and how to identify those risk factors to keep your employees safe and healthy. They also highlight a 2 days conference that is occurring October 5th - 6th, 2022 in Orlando Florida that will be covering this exact topic. 

    • 23 min
    A young safety professionals take on the safety profession

    A young safety professionals take on the safety profession

    Ambjor and Curtis talk with Alex Buban, who is an Environmental Risk and Safety Manager, to discuss his experience as a young profesional entering the safety profession. Alex gives advice to those looking into the field, along with the fulfillment that being a safety professional provides. He also covers advice that anyone with any level of experience can apply to make safety a positive experience at your site.

    • 23 min
    Machine Guarding Gone Wrong – And How to Make it Right

    Machine Guarding Gone Wrong – And How to Make it Right

    Curtis and Ambjor discuss with Forrest Richardson, CSP, ARME, a case study on what neglecting machine guarding cost both a company and their employees. Forrest gives great advice on how to avoid pitfalls as well as how to simply and systematically make changes to keep employees safe and make sure your worksite is compliant with national regulations.

    • 27 min

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4.8 out of 5
33 Ratings

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