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The Safety Geek Podcast: Geeking Out About Workplace Safety

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Ask Safety Geek is dedicated to helping the industrial safety manager improve their health and safety program. Whether you are an experienced EHS professional or you are new to the safety field, we are here to guide you to implement the best workplace safety program. Every week we will answers that have come in through the website or dive deep into a safety topic; we will cover issues such as management commitment, training, policies, procedures, inspections, trend analysis, assessments, hazard analysis, behavior-based safety, safety awareness, employee involvement, psychology of safety and so much more.

Ask Safety Geek is dedicated to helping the industrial safety manager improve their health and safety program. Whether you are an experienced EHS professional or you are new to the safety field, we are here to guide you to implement the best workplace safety program. Every week we will answers that have come in through the website or dive deep into a safety topic; we will cover issues such as management commitment, training, policies, procedures, inspections, trend analysis, assessments, hazard analysis, behavior-based safety, safety awareness, employee involvement, psychology of safety and so much more.
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Ask Safety Geek is dedicated to helping the industrial safety manager improve their health and safety program. Whether you are an experienced EHS professional or you are new to the safety field, we are here to guide you to implement the best workplace safety program. Every week we will answers that have come in through the website or dive deep into a safety topic; we will cover issues such as management commitment, training, policies, procedures, inspections, trend analysis, assessments, hazard analysis, behavior-based safety, safety awareness, employee involvement, psychology of safety and so much more.

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Episodes

Bridging the Gap: Safety Expert vs. Safety Police

9/17/2019
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Safety programs cannot be managed through fear. Employees will hide things and not report issues when the safety manager is also the safety police. Front line supervisors are the enforcers of safety. Safety Managers are the subject matter experts. Let's talk about how to bridge the gap when you are stuck being both. For this week's show notes and links go to www.AskSafetyGeek.com/8

Duration:00:23:40

The Broken Window Theory Applied to Safety

9/10/2019
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The broken window theory applies to way more than just criminology and NYC. You can see it in action in your everyday life. You can use this theory to your advantage. By applying it in the workplace, you can reduce your accidents and improve productivity at the same time. This week's show notes can be found at http://asksafetygeek.com/7

Duration:00:28:02

Should You Get an Occupational Safety Certification

9/3/2019
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When you are starting out in the safety profession, the question of what degrees or certifications to get are inevitable. In this episode, I take you through my journey and give you advice on how to avoid the pitfalls I experienced. We talk about colleges, spotting the best certifications to get, and what to plan for in the future. Never stop investing in your own education - its the best thing you can do for yourself. For this week's show notes and links go to www.AskSafetyGeek.com/6

Duration:00:32:33

Action Plan to Success and Smash Your Safety Goals

8/27/2019
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Setting a safety goal it only the first step. A goal without a plan is just a dream. In this week's show notes, there is a free safety action plan template to help you get started in creating a detailed plan on how to smash all your safety goals. We go over step-by-step how to create the plan, who to involve and how to make sure it is kept on track. This is a game-changer in safety goals and will make your life so much easier. For this week's show notes and links go to...

Duration:00:40:31

Simple Tweaks You Need to Know Before Talking to Management

8/20/2019
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A major task in creating a safety culture is to build relationships with everyone you work with, but especially the management team. This may mean having to present your ideas to a team of executives as well as operators. Your approach and communication style has a big impact on the outcomes. These small tweaks from how you present information, appearance, and word choice can make it easier to connect with the people who can help you achieve your safety goals. For this week's show notes &...

Duration:00:30:12

Solving the Leadership Accountability Challenge

8/13/2019
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Accountability is a current buzzword, but many organizations don't know or understand how to do it or what it means. This week we talk about the easy process of commitment, training, consequence, authority, and consistency that will improve your safety program and actually change your employee's behaviors for good. The biggest issue is that most safety managers lack the authority to enforce accountability. I got you covered with techniques you can use even when you have no right to impose...

Duration:00:30:16

My Safety Management Philosophy

8/13/2019
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Expanding on my introduction episode, I wanted to start off this podcast with a discussion about my beliefs about how workplace safety programs should be managed. We discuss the where safety fits in an organization, the role & responsibilities of the safety manager, and who are the safety police. See the show notes & links at www.AskSafetyGeek.com/2

Duration:00:33:25

Safety Geek Introduction

7/20/2019
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Welcome to the Safety Geek Podcast. A show about workplace safety and how to manage safety programs. We get into the psychology of safety, effective safety leadership, and behavior-based safety programs. In this introduction episode, I discuss what the podcast is about and a little about me and my background.

Duration:00:20:34