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As a leader, the safety of your employees is your top priority. But we get it - you have a lot on your plate. We've got you covered with interviews and insights to help you build a safer workplace. Published monthly by Missouri Employers Mutual and Previsor Insurance.

The WorkSAFE Podcast | Workplace Safety Strategies Missouri Employers Mutual

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

As a leader, the safety of your employees is your top priority. But we get it - you have a lot on your plate. We've got you covered with interviews and insights to help you build a safer workplace. Published monthly by Missouri Employers Mutual and Previsor Insurance.

    Workplace Wellness | A Benefit Within Reach for Any Employer

    Workplace Wellness | A Benefit Within Reach for Any Employer

    As the cost of doing business continues to rise, employers are always looking for ways to ensure their operations are efficient and cost effective. Workplace wellness focuses finding areas to invest in, rather than simply cutting costs. The return on those investments can be substantial - not just for operations, but also for employees. Learn how to implement a workplace wellness program with Paula Nicholson, Director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

    • 29 min
    Ep. 132: OSHA Compliance | How Safety Rules and Standards Work Together

    Ep. 132: OSHA Compliance | How Safety Rules and Standards Work Together

    The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), formed in 1972, serves as a way to ensure the safety of America's workforce. Every state has its own unique work comp laws; OSHA provides a set of standards. Managing the requirement, and protecting employees, can seem like a daunting task for employers. Learn how safety rules, standards, laws and regulations work together to keep employees safe with Sheila Schmidt, Safety and Risk Services Manager at MEM.

    • 25 min
    Trauma and Safety | How Stored Experiences Show Up in the Workplace

    Trauma and Safety | How Stored Experiences Show Up in the Workplace

    Trauma is a term we hear used more often today than ever before. It can lead to a ripple effect, impacting everything from a person's ability to make decisions to how they handle stress. What qualifies as trauma? And how to employers prevent it from leading to distraction and an uptick in injuries on the job? Learn what these stored experiences mean for our minds, bodies - and our safety - with Kelly Campbell, certified trauma-informed leadership coach, author, and keynote speaker.

    • 35 min
    Work Comp Litigation | Prevention and Preparation in Your Workplace

    Work Comp Litigation | Prevention and Preparation in Your Workplace

    Work-related injuries present a substantial hurdle to companies across all industries. Not only do they sap time, productivity, and financial resources, but they also damage employee morale. These issues are intensified when injured workers choose to pursue additional legal action. Learn how to prevent and prepare for litigation in your workplace with Laura Sides-Cooper, Managing Attorney at MEM.

    • 25 min
    Taking Safety Home | The Value of Caring Beyond the Clock

    Taking Safety Home | The Value of Caring Beyond the Clock

    Many employers invest a lot of time in maintaining a safe workplace. They arrange safety training, buy personal protective equipment, and call out risky behavior with corrective action. But what impact do these efforts have beyond the business? Learn how employees take these safety lessons home and the benefit of applying them with return guest Aaron Paris, Director of Safety at the Robert E. Miller Group.

    • 32 min
    The Ethics of Safety | Why Decisions Aren't Always Black and White

    The Ethics of Safety | Why Decisions Aren't Always Black and White

    Safety in the job is widely associated with doing the right thing. That usually translates into performing our workplace duties in an ethical way. However, no one is perfect. Unexpected scenarios often require us to pivot from our usual way of doing things - and in reality, making the right choice is often more gray than black and white. Learn how to adapt to these challenges and gather the information you need to make the best choice with Dr. Dan Snyder, owner and founder of Safety Mentor.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Mxsandy12 ,

Perfect work safety pod!

Informative and interesting!

Fhdgfssx ,

One of my favorites

After listening for several years, I think I can say I’ve listened to every single episode. Plenty of great content.

J. Barshop ,

Authentic and Amazingly Practical

It’s obvious Heather puts extraordinary effort in covering salient topics and finding guests that are authentic and truly care about being a positive force in this world - the insights they bring to bear is still mind-blowing Every. Single. Time.

No matter the subject, you’re guaranteed to gain something from every episode - can’t recommend WorkSAFE enough 🙌

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