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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.

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.

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English


Episodes

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

12/14/2021
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...

Duration:01:00:19

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

11/30/2021
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...

Duration:00:56:25

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

11/16/2021
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...

Duration:00:55:46

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

11/2/2021
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...

Duration:00:43:50

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

10/19/2021
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 , Manager Healt h and Safety Compliance at , 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...

Duration:00:28:35

Navigating the Process of Recordable Incidents w/ Mark Sutton

10/5/2021
Risks exist everywhere and unfortunately you cannot eliminate them all. As a result, the most important thing to learn to do is to better respond to recordable incidents and train your employees to avoid them in the future. In this episode, , Corporate Manager - Environmental Health and Safety at , shares the tips and tricks he has learned for improving safety within an organization. We discuss: Keeping operations managers focused on safetyHow to approach recordable incidentsTips and...

Duration:00:33:12

Understanding the Gray Areas of Safety w/ Josh Densberger

9/21/2021
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 Corporate Safety and Training Manager for , 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 servicesWhy it’s...

Duration:00:39:33

Why Getting Safety Buy-In From All Levels Is So Important w/ Jeff Larson

9/7/2021
The key to making safety a priority is having a top-down approach. When field crews see that all company representatives - from the CEO to the supervisors - are adopting a culture of safety, they will feel more accountable to perform safely. , Director of Health and Safety at , joins the show to share how to get buy-in for a safety culture from all levels of an organization and why it’s so important. Topics covered: Safety needs buy-in at every levelWhat committing to safety looks likeThe...

Duration:00:54:04

Shaming, Bullying, & Fatality: The Hard Moments in Safety

8/24/2021
If you’re in environmental health and safety, jump in with both feet. Do not stick your toe in the water. Do it with all your heart. Why? It isn’t about you. It’s about the people you take care of. Recently on The Safety Management show, , Sr. EHS/QC Ma nager at , shared the above advice, as well as how she faced some of the hardest challenges in safety management. We also chatted about: Her exciting current project in the U.S. Virgin IslandsShaming, bullying, and a culture of...

Duration:00:37:30

Best Practices That May Just Save Someone’s Life

8/10/2021
Best practices get a bad rap. It seems like a lot of the conversations today are centered around “why you should move beyond best practices,” or “why best practices aren’t enough.” And there is for sure some truth to those statements. But best practices are there for a reason, and a lot of times companies either brush them aside, or are so determined to move beyond best practices that they end up getting themselves in trouble. On this episode of The Safety Management Show, , the Safety...

Duration:01:02:07

Essential Lessons for a New Safety Professional

7/27/2021
When you’re just starting out in the safety field, it’s important to embrace the idea that you don’t know it all. Fresh out of college, you might think that you’ve got all the information you need — but you’ll soon realize that the most important lessons are yet to come. In this episode, , Assistant Regional Operations Manager and Senior Geologist at , shares some hard-earned lessons for new safety professionals. Topics covered: Advice for someone just starting out in the safety fieldThe...

Duration:00:48:20

Creating Employee & Business Value in Safety Training

7/13/2021
Different companies have different attitudes towards safety. There are those that just want to get new employees certified as quickly as possible so they can put them to work, and there are others who want to build robust safety programs. , Owner of and Instructor at the Education Center at ASU, discusses why he thinks more companies should do the latter and why they should strive to build a foundation for employee development. Topics covered: How a proactive culture allows your...

Duration:00:51:43

Navigating the Minefields of the Safety Industry

6/22/2021
When you sign up for a career in the safety industry, you inadvertently agree to a couple of things. You may always be seen as “the safety person” there to ruin productivity. And you may be signing up to witness firsthand, or at least be present in the aftermath, some sort of workplace incident, maybe involving injury or worse. On this episode of The Safety Management Show, we talk with . Daniel is the safety director at , one of the top construction firms in the United States, and...

Duration:00:59:14

Compliance Is Not the Same as Safety

6/22/2021
When you work as a safety professional, one of the more frustrating attitudes you run into is that people confuse compliance with safety. Compliance is not synonymous with safety. Just ask , who, in his role as Corporate Safety Director at , runs into this attitude — and helps guide others past it — every day. James joins us as our first guest to discuss: - The difference between safety and compliance - What he’s learned interacting with OSHA - How gamification can improve...

Duration:00:48:33

Welcome to The Safety Management Show

6/11/2021
Safety professionals exist in all sorts of industries. And every single one of them has a unique career, a unique set of challenges, and a unique story. Want to learn from them? In this introductory episode, , Producer at speaks with one of the hosts of the show, , HSE Advisor at , about: - Jacqueline’s role at Safety Services Company - Why the Safety Services Company decided to start a podcast - What you can expect to hear in future episodes Have any guest or topic ideas?...

Duration:00:05:04