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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.

    Plans, Process, and Practice: Buffalo Bills Athletic Trainer Reflects on Reviving Damar Hamlin

    Plans, Process, and Practice: Buffalo Bills Athletic Trainer Reflects on Reviving Damar Hamlin

    On January 2, 2023, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field during a road game in Cincinnati.  
    The Bills’ Associate Head Athletic Trainer Denny Kellington quickly determined that Hamlin was experiencing cardiac arrest and worked with an expert team of medical professionals to perform CPR and restore Hamlin’s heartbeat. Hamlin has since made a full recovery.    
    In this episode, Denny shares the details of his team’s emergency action plan and how proper preparation and rapid response resulted in a positive outcome that fateful evening.   
    Listen in to learn:  
    How the Bills coordinate their emergency response before, during, and after an incident  Denny’s approach to building trust with players and staff The contingency communication plans that ensure player health and safety How the NFL’s robust mental health response supported the team What every organization can do to prepare for cardiac emergencies 
    The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia. 
    Get every episode delivered straight to your inbox by subscribing at https://www.alertmedia.com/podcast/. 

    • 21 min
    How to Streamline Emergency Communications Through a Hurricane

    How to Streamline Emergency Communications Through a Hurricane

    Hurricane season officially begins June 1, and Colorado State University has predicted a historically active season for 2024.  
    Patrick Forand is a certified incident commander and FEMA instructor and was a contract manager at the Florida Department of Health for more than 16 years. He currently leads emergency management, disaster planning, and response for CAN Community Health.  
    In this episode, Patrick shares valuable lessons learned from two recent Florida hurricanes—Ian and Nicole. 
    Listen in to learn how:  
    Streamlined communication alleviates stress for staff and patients Unified threat intelligence and emergency communications improves disaster response Two-way communication and multichannel notifications empower emergency managers CAN Community Health scales and improves their communication and response plans 
    The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia. 
    Get every episode delivered straight to your inbox by subscribing at https://www.alertmedia.com/podcast/. 

    • 22 min
    How to Adopt a Systems Approach to Improving Safety Outcomes

    How to Adopt a Systems Approach to Improving Safety Outcomes

    In today's intensifying threat landscape, organizations must go beyond a check-the-box approach to achieve positive safety outcomes.  
    For Andrew Dingee, pilot, safety expert, and author of Delivering the Right Stuff, an effective safety culture is achieved through a systems approach—that catches human error while preventing blame. In this episode, Andrew shares how to: 
    Optimize checklists for busy workloads Apply Thinking, Fast and Slow concepts to achieve safe workflows Streamline incident reporting for continuous improvement Develop a culture that embraces owning and learning mistakes 
    The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia. 
    Get every episode delivered straight to your inbox by subscribing at https://www.alertmedia.com/podcast/. 

    • 27 min
    How to Improve Your Workplace Violence Prevention Program

    How to Improve Your Workplace Violence Prevention Program

    April is Workplace Violence Prevention Month, an important reminder for organizations to pause and analyze their readiness for workplace violence prevention and response. 
    Bryan Strawser is an expert in helping organizations uplevel their workplace violence prevention programs and adapt to stay resilient in the future. His consultancy, Bryghtpath, helps companies improve their corporate security, intelligence gathering, business continuity, and crisis management efforts.  
    In this episode, Bryan shares:  
    Pitfalls to avoid in managing workplace violence prevention programs How to develop centralized reporting processes When and how to communicate workplace violence incidents with employees  How to evaluate and mitigate workplace violence threats cross-functionally
    The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia. 
    Get every episode delivered straight to your inbox by subscribing at https://www.alertmedia.com/podcast/. 

    • 23 min
    Tornado Preparedness Tips From the National Weather Service

    Tornado Preparedness Tips From the National Weather Service

    Tornadoes can damage or destroy anything in their path in seconds, leaving lasting impacts. With climate change driving tornado outbreaks year-round, organizations must continually review and update their preparedness and recovery plans. 
    Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jennifer Dunn and her team at the National Weather Service combine forces with storm spotters and on-the-ground reporting to ensure everyone in a storm's path receives life-saving information as quickly as possible. 
    Listen in to learn:  
    Key takeaways from 2023 tornado activity How the transition out of El Niño influences tornado conditions in 2024 Tornado risk factors for organizations Tips for effective severe weather emergency plans  How to alert employees to act fast in a tornado emergency 
    The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia. 
    Get every episode delivered straight to your inbox by subscribing at https://www.alertmedia.com/podcast/. 

    • 22 min
    How Frontier Communications Built a Scalable Security Organization

    How Frontier Communications Built a Scalable Security Organization

    Throughout his 30+ year career, Bart Brown has led teams of hundreds, securing both the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and critical national infrastructure. 
    In his current role as Vice President and Chief Security Officer at Frontier Communications, the keys to creating an effective security organization are adaptability, scalability, and automation.  Listen in to learn:  
    Which processes to outsource versus keep in-house How to lead the change from manual SOPs to automation The importance of public-private partnerships and external relationship-building How to scale a security function up or down based on the situation 
    The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia. 
    Get every episode delivered straight to your inbox by subscribing at https://www.alertmedia.com/podcast/. 

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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146 Ratings

146 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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