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The Employee Safety Podcast is for professionals responsible for the safety and well-being of their employees. Today’s world has a wide array of threats: wildfires, hurricanes, civil unrest, acts of violence, a global pandemic. We will discuss how to protect your employees from all of these threats—whether they’re in the office, working remotely, or traveling for business.
Each episode features an interview with a leader in employee safety, discussing topics such as emergency preparedness, business continuity, critical communication, severe weather, pandemic response, and more.

The Employee Safety Podcast AlertMedia

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The Employee Safety Podcast is for professionals responsible for the safety and well-being of their employees. Today’s world has a wide array of threats: wildfires, hurricanes, civil unrest, acts of violence, a global pandemic. We will discuss how to protect your employees from all of these threats—whether they’re in the office, working remotely, or traveling for business.
Each episode features an interview with a leader in employee safety, discussing topics such as emergency preparedness, business continuity, critical communication, severe weather, pandemic response, and more.

    How to Prepare for Winter Weather

    How to Prepare for Winter Weather

    Experts predict the 2022-2023 winter season will feature above-average temperatures for the third year in a row.
    But as AlertMedia’s Senior Meteorologist Jason Moreland explains, that doesn’t mean we’re in for a winter without incident. The forecast includes a high likelihood of significant winter weather events as well as a wide range of downstream impacts that organizations and their employees should prepare for.
    In this episode, Jason breaks down:
    The surprising effect of warmer temperatures on winter weather eventsHow weaknesses in the polar vortex impact North AmericaHow the third consecutive La Niña will affect the 22-23 winter seasonTips for assessing and mitigating winter weather threatsHow to plan ahead for secondary impacts of winter weather
    The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia.
    You can find this interview and many more by following The Employee Safety Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or subscribing here.
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    • 17 min
    Activating Leaders to Develop Belonging Cultures and Equitable Teams

    Activating Leaders to Develop Belonging Cultures and Equitable Teams

    Strong safety cultures are achieved and sustained when workplace safety is everyone’s responsibility. Building equitable and diverse teams within an organization is no different—it’s all hands on deck.
    Vanessa Mathews, Founder & Chief Resilience Officer of Asfalis Advisors, works with safety and security leaders to go beyond guns, gates, and guards to ensure that all people feel included and protected at work. Through her blueprint, she motivates leadership to be culture change agents for their teams and companies.
    In this episode, Vanessa breaks down her roadmap for improving diversity, equity, and inclusion to create belonging cultures and equitable teams. 
    Mentioned in this episode:
    DEI trends to be aware of in the workplaceVanessa’s blueprint for high-performing teamsThe book Vanessa considers her “business bible,” Traction by Gino Wickman[Podcast] Business Resilience Decoded With Vanessa Mathews 
    The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia. 
    You can find this interview and many more by following The Employee Safety Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or subscribing here. 
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    • 25 min
    Emergency Management at H-E-B: Serving Partners, Customers, and Communities

    Emergency Management at H-E-B: Serving Partners, Customers, and Communities

    H-E-B provides food, prescriptions, and fuel for more than half of the state of Texas. For this top-rated grocer, keeping stores open is critical to disaster response and recovery in each community it serves.
    Staying on the front lines of disaster relief with mobile kitchens, food banks, and supporting local charity organizations, H-E-B maintains a “last to close, first to open” policy so Texans can get the supplies they need to recover faster.
    Director of Emergency Preparedness Justen Noakes unpacks how H-E-B rises to the challenges of today’s threat landscape to better support its partners, customers, and communities.
    Tune in to hear how Justen and his team:
    Navigate rollercoaster supply chain challengesUtilize modern threat intelligence solutions to protect their peoplePrepare employees to respond to disasters at work and at homeDevelop strategies for upleveling their emergency preparedness program
    The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia. 
    You can find this interview and many more by following The Employee Safety Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or subscribing here. 
    Listening on a desktop and can’t see the links? Just search for The Employee Safety Podcast on your favorite podcast player. 

    • 24 min
    How the Military Community Strengthens the Civilian Workforce

    How the Military Community Strengthens the Civilian Workforce

    More than 200,000 transitioning service members depart the military each year. For veterans and military spouses, finding civilian employment that suits their skills and abilities can be a daunting task. 
    This Veterans Day, we’re spotlighting the amazing work of Hiring Our Heroes, a nonprofit arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that connects the military community with companies—creating economic opportunity and a strong, diversified workforce nationwide. 
    Through hiring events, fellowships, and digital programs, Senior Director of Programs and Events, Crystal Cochran, helps the military community transition to the civilian workforce. 
    Listen to learn: 
    The unique skillsets veterans and military spouses can bring to their roles Why it’s good business to hire military community members Tips for veterans and military spouses on translating skills and developing a network How organizations can get involved with Hiring Our Heroes 
    The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia. 
    You can find this interview and many more by following The Employee Safety Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or subscribing here. 
    Listening on a desktop and can’t see the links? Just search for The Employee Safety Podcast on your favorite podcast player. 

    • 23 min
    FIFA's Safety Director on Preparing for the 2022 World Cup

    FIFA's Safety Director on Preparing for the 2022 World Cup

    FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ will be an event like no other. With 500,000 fans and 32 teams descending on Qatar’s capital, Doha, it will be the most compact World Cup in history. 
    For Director of Safety, Security, and Access, Helmut Spahn, success is built not on individual performance, but on teamwork. Through careful collaboration between FIFA and Qatari leaders, professionals, and citizens, Helmut has laid the groundwork for a safe and secure Cup and a festive atmosphere for all.  
    In this episode, Helmut unpacks: 
    His culturally aware approach to safety and security  How this Cup’s security challenges compare to past years Qatar-wide training for everyone from venue officials to taxi drivers When to stick to the formula versus think out of the box 
    The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia. 
    You can find this interview and many more by following The Employee Safety Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or subscribing here. 
    Listening on a desktop and can’t see the links? Just search for The Employee Safety Podcast on your favorite podcast player. 

    • 17 min
    Empower Your Employees With Situational Awareness

    Empower Your Employees With Situational Awareness

    Content Warning: This episode includes sensitive information about mental health conditions and suicide. If you or someone you know need support at any time, please call or text 988 to reach the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. 
    Situational awareness is the ability to analyze, identify, and take action to prevent bad things from happening. While commonly associated with active shooter scenarios, situational awareness empowers employees to recognize and respond to all kinds of threats that organizations face today — from cyber-attacks to the warning signs of suicide. It’s a skill that simultaneously pays dividends in organizational safety and develops exceptional interpersonal skills in your employees.  
    As Founder and President of Paratus Group, Retired Colonel Brian Searcy coaches organizations of all sizes and industries through a program uniquely crafted to improve safety and security through situational awareness. 
    Brian joins the show this week to explain: 
    The key to developing habits, behaviors, and mindsets of situational awareness
 The critical skills needed to become situationally aware 
 How to recognize and respond to warning signs in the workplace
 How to ensure situational awareness resonates with all employees 
    The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia. 
    You can find this interview and many more by following The Employee Safety Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or subscribing here. 
    Listening on a desktop and can’t see the links? Just search for The Employee Safety Podcast on your favorite podcast player. 

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
142 Ratings

142 Ratings

mantrikkk ,

Essential for safety leaders

Super informative and helpful conversations with experts doing important work in the safety space. I listen to every single episode. The guests are often great speakers and bring fresh perspectives. Definitely subscribe!

asherman44 ,

Very informative

Great company and important info!

ShawnRafferty ,

Very Informative

Listening to this podcast is a great way to learn about so many different and extremely important topics that effect every organization. Getting professional perspectives from actual people that work in their fields, have real world experiences, and are able to explain in a way all can understand is so valuable. Great show and great host.

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