14 episodes

Want to hear the inside story on safety management from experts in the trenches?

We talk with veteran safety professionals working in all sorts of industries — from construction and manufacturing, to telecom and transportation. Even some who manage safety in unique environments like amusement parks and zoos. You’ll hear engaging stories about their safety management journey, the lessons they’ve learned along the way, and actionable safety management tips you can implement today.

Tune in to The Safety Management Show.

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Want to hear the inside story on safety management from experts in the trenches?

We talk with veteran safety professionals working in all sorts of industries — from construction and manufacturing, to telecom and transportation. Even some who manage safety in unique environments like amusement parks and zoos. You’ll hear engaging stories about their safety management journey, the lessons they’ve learned along the way, and actionable safety management tips you can implement today.

Tune in to The Safety Management Show.

    Revenue, Relationships, and SOPs - Being a Real EHS Leader w/ Todd Waldron

    Revenue, Relationships, and SOPs - Being a Real EHS Leader w/ Todd Waldron

    Companies that put more emphasis on production and the bottom line will still lose revenue because of employee safety incidents.
    Having someone on board who’s passionate about EHS pays its own dividends.
    In this episode, Todd Waldron, Environmental Health and Safety Supervisor at Comstock Resources, joins us for a lively conversation about being a truly effective EHS leader.
    A combat vet and former Air Force firefighter, Todd has over a decade of industry experience and a highly-trained eye for risk assessment. His insights are spot-on.
    We’ll discuss:
    Establishing top-down safety procedures that actually get followed
    Building internal relationships and trust to encourage compliance
    Whether safety reward programs really work
    Administratively crippling your workforce with overly detailed SOPs
    Passing the torch


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    • 1 hr
    Plan, Do, Check, Act: Management Systems in Environmental Health & Safety w/ Jackie Baxley

    Plan, Do, Check, Act: Management Systems in Environmental Health & Safety w/ Jackie Baxley

    Management systems are a great way to assess and control environmental health and safety issues within your organization. They help you along the implementation journey ensuring you get buy-in at every level.

    So how do you go about using a management system? 

    The framework to remember: plan, do, check, act. 

    In this episode, Jackie Baxley , Principal and EHS Practice Leader at HRP Associates, Inc. , talks about how management systems work and best practices for acquiring certifications.

    We discuss:
    - Working with clients on COVID programs and protocols
    - Management systems, like ISO 14,001 and ISO 45,001
    - What makes for a good onboarding system
    - Advice for new safety professionals
    - Hazard recognition and training

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    • 56 min
    Risk Assessment: Why a Safety SME Initiative Is a Gamechanger w/ Darrin Anderson

    Risk Assessment: Why a Safety SME Initiative Is a Gamechanger w/ Darrin Anderson

    Risk assessments are absolutely integral to implementing safety at the workplace. Simply put, risk assessments are when you analyze your next series of steps in order to evaluate the safest course of action to address the task at hand.

    So, how can you develop a suite of risk assessment and mitigation procedures and implement them at your workplace?

    In this episode, Darrin Anderson , Environmental Health, Safety, and Security Manager at Nesher Pharmaceuticals (USA) LLC , shares his advice for building effective risk identification assessments and procedures.

    We discuss:
    - Risk identification assessments and procedures
    - The power of safety SMEs
    - The danger of safety being an afterthought
    - How technology and ergonomics have changed safety

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    • 55 min
    How Collaboration w/ Employees Can Fix Safety Blind Spots w/ Jason Damm

    How Collaboration w/ Employees Can Fix Safety Blind Spots w/ Jason Damm

    Safety is not something that can be solved by one person alone. It requires collaboration and buy-in from all levels of an organization. 
    As the saying goes, it takes a village. 
    Jason Damm , Health and Safety Coordinator, Metric Environmental , shares why it’s important for safety professionals to be humble and factor in feedback from others when investigating and refining safety plans. 
    We discuss: 
    - Troubleshooting how to fill health and safety blind spots 
    - Collaborating with employees on what safety should look like
     - Why stop-work authority sounds more complicated than it is 
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    • 43 min
    System-Based Safety: The Cornerstone of Your Safety Program w/ Jeffrey Citrone

    System-Based Safety: The Cornerstone of Your Safety Program w/ Jeffrey Citrone

    It’s better to fix the systematic root of a safety hazard before you try to fix safety attitudes. That’s why a system-based safety approach, where you fix an issue through system alterations, is the best way to launch a safety program.
    In this episode, we talk with Jeffrey Citrone, Manager Healt h and Safety Compliance at KAHUNA Ventures LLC, about how to go a bout implementing a system-based approach to safety. Also, he explains why safety professionals need to do a better job of convincing management of the value of safety.
    We discuss:

    Why system-based safety beats behavior-based safety
    Making the case to management that safety is cost effective
    Making contacts in the safety community
    The growing popularity of the safety field

    Check out these resources we mentioned during the podcast:

    American Society of Safety Professionals 

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    • 28 min
    Understanding the Gray Areas of Safety w/ Josh Densberger

    Understanding the Gray Areas of Safety w/ Josh Densberger

    You can put out standard after standard and write every safety plan in the world, but the truth is that the real work of safety happens in the gray areas. In reality, working in the field is not as black and white as the standards make it seem.
    In this episode, we speak with Josh Densberger, Corporate Safety and Training Manager for MSE Group , about how to sort out when to follow the rules to the letter and when it’s better to use common sense.
    We discuss:

    Lessons learned from working in fire services
    Why it’s important to get out in the field
    The goal of failing safely
    Partnering with operations and HR

    Check out these resources we mentioned during the podcast:

    NIOSH Heat Safety App 

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    • 39 min

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