6 episodes

How can you protect people, property, and profitability with effective health and safety programs? Jerome Spear and Jeremy Lancaster from Spear & Lancaster, LLC share their expertise and personal experiences with industrial safety, industrial hygiene, process safety, safety management, and EHS, so you can protect what matters.

The Safety Experts Spear & Lancaster, LLC

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How can you protect people, property, and profitability with effective health and safety programs? Jerome Spear and Jeremy Lancaster from Spear & Lancaster, LLC share their expertise and personal experiences with industrial safety, industrial hygiene, process safety, safety management, and EHS, so you can protect what matters.

    Improving Contractor Safety Performance, Part 2

    Improving Contractor Safety Performance, Part 2

    Incidents occur every day due to neglecting contractor safety principles. Managing work-in-progress assurances, considering both owner and general contractor perspectives, as well as performance evaluations and feedback, helps to avoid unsafe outcomes. Together, these principles achieve better performance and ultimately benefit the bottom line.
     
    In part two of this episode of The Safety Experts podcast, Jerome Spear, Jeremy Lancaster, and Dave Griffith sit down to discuss field safety oversight, understanding general contractor and owner expectations, and why feedback is so important.
     
    Join us as we discuss how to improve contractor safety. And just in case you missed it, be sure to check out Part 1 of Improving Contractor Safety, where we introduced the topic, prequalification and selection minimums, and EHS contract requirements.
     
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    Produced by ADV Marketing
     

    • 26 min
    Improving Contractor Safety Performance, Part 1

    Improving Contractor Safety Performance, Part 1

    Preventable incidents happen across industries every day. Managing employees effectively and taking action to reduce risk and injury increases profits by managing costs, but most importantly, protects and saves lives.
     
    In the first part of this episode of The Safety Experts podcast, Jerome Spear, Jeremy Lancaster, and Dave Griffith sit down to discuss how to improve contractor safety performance. Jerome and Jeremy speak with Dave about the minimum criteria for pre-qualification and selection, as well as EHS contract requirements.
     
    Join us as we discuss why contractor safety oversight is important and learn how to achieve better performance. In the second part of this episode on contractor safety, be sure to join us as we discuss owner and general contractor perspectives as well as performance evaluation and feedback.
     
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    Produced by ADV Marketing

    • 27 min
    Risk-Reduction Necessities, Even If Not Driven By a PSM Standard Update

    Risk-Reduction Necessities, Even If Not Driven By a PSM Standard Update

    Complacency is a dangerous game when it comes to process safety. Regulatory standards are changing, and although the exact timeline is uncertain, it does not matter. There are many safety protocols you can implement now to ensure you are ahead of the safety game.
    In this episode of The Safety Experts by Spear & Lancaster, Jeremy sits down to discuss process safety and risk reduction, as they relate to the ever-changing Process Safety Regulatory Standard. Jeremy will walk through 5 key process safety areas to lower the risk of incidents.

    Highly hazardous and reactive chemicals
    Atmospheric storage tanks
    Oil and gas drilling/production facilities
    Safer technology and mechanical integrity
    Third-party auditing

    For those wanting to learn more, here are 5 chemical safety (CSB) videos related to each of the 5 areas. See below the links to access these videos.

    The Dangers of Popcorn Polymer
    Filling Blind
    Silent Killer: Hydrogen Sulfide Release in Odessa, Texas
    Inherently Safer
    Ignored Warnings: Explosion in St. Louis

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    Resources:
    The Danger of Popcorn Polymer: Incident at the TPC Group Chemical Plant - Safety Videos - Multimedia | CSB
    Process Safety Management - Overview | Occupational Safety and Health Administration (osha.gov)
    Process Safety Management | Occupational Safety and Health Administration (osha.gov)
     
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    Listen to the full song here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=eOM6eXMkkl8&feature=youtu.be
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    Produced by ADV Marketing
     

    • 12 min
    Digging In With Doug: Expert Consultation on Crane Incidents

    Digging In With Doug: Expert Consultation on Crane Incidents

    Crane accidents are usually highly visible, commonly tragic incidents. These incidents are preventable if the right measures and considerations are taken beforehand.
    In the third episode of The Safety Experts by Spear & Lancaster, Jeremy and Jerome are joined by Doug Smith, crane safety expert with a lifetime of experience with mobile cranes and riggings. Jerome and Jeremy pose crane-related questions, including asking Doug to analyze several crane accidents and what likely went wrong.
    Follow along with Jerome, Jeremy, and Doug using the resources below:
    Crane Accident #1:
    https://www.cbsnews.com/newyork/news/2-injured-in-crane-collapse-at-amazon-construction-site-in-westchester-county/ - CBS New York
    https://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/deadly-crane-collapse-york-city-36750975 - ABC New York
    https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/giant-red-crane-collapse-injures-2-at-ny-amazon-warehouse/4160416/ - NBC New York
     
    Crane Accident #2:
    https://abc7.com/crane-operator-dies-malibu-california-highway-patrol-investigation/13092471/ - ABC Los Angeles
    https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/crane-topples-over-in-malibu-operator-trapped-between-power-lines/3129985/ - NBC Los Angeles
    Crane Accident #3:
    NYC crane collapses on building and into street after catching on fire | CNN - CNN
    https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/new-york-city-crane-collapse-linked-company-operator-101746005 - ABC
    NYC crane collapse: 9 civilians, 3 firefighters injured; 10th Ave reopens to traffic - ABC7 New York (abc7ny.com) - ABC
     
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    Brought to you by Spear & Lancaster, LLC
    Produced by ADV Marketing
     

    • 41 min
    A personal story about a tragic accident and the scarring consequences from losing a co-worker, friend, brother, and son

    A personal story about a tragic accident and the scarring consequences from losing a co-worker, friend, brother, and son

    On July 16th, 1987, a tragic onsite trenching incident occurred, personally affecting Jeremy’s family, special guest Barry, and many others in their hometown located in west Tennessee. Approximately 35 trenching fatalities occur each year in the U.S., with about two-thirds of those occurring in trenches less than ten feet.
    In this episode of The Safety Experts podcast, your hosts Jerome Spear and Jeremy Lancaster is joined by special guest Barry Glisson to share the events of that day to raise awareness on proper work safety precautions, the dangers of onsite trench work, and showcase the importance of employing safety competencies onsite.  Jerome speaks with Jeremy and Barry about the importance of proper safety precautions, sharing a deeply personal story about the tragic consequences of working in an excavation or trench without proper protective systems in place.
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    Brought to you by Spear & Lancaster, LLC
    Produced by ADV Marketing

    • 33 min
    A leap of faith…or is it?

    A leap of faith…or is it?

    This year, J.E. Spear transformed into Spear & Lancaster, as Jerome welcomed Jeremy to the team. For some, that career change would be considered a leap of faith…but is that really the case?
     
    Welcome to the very first episode of The Safety Experts podcast with your hosts, Jerome Spear and Jeremy Lancaster. To kick off the podcast, Jerome speaks with Jeremy and his wife, Letti Lancaster, as they discuss taking leaps of faith. Jerome, Jeremy, and Letti share how their Christian faith has impacted their lives and careers, and the importance of incorporating faith into decision-making.
     
    We hope you enjoy this premier episode. Make sure you subscribe to tune in to all upcoming episodes, follow us on LinkedIn, and sign up for our newsletter.
     
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    • 36 min

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