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Safety Experts Talk offers relevant, on-topic insight in interviews of up to 60 minutes, with industry leaders in safety, 5S, Lean, Six Sigma and other continuous improvement genres. From PPE to safety software and tools, from visual workplace case studies to GHS labeling standards to Kaizen principles, you'll find a rich library of safety related topics in these podcasts, a service of Creative Safety Supply. See our website at www.creativesafetysupply.com/podcast for transcripts of Safety Experts Talk, plus important links and graphics.

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Safety Experts Talk offers relevant, on-topic insight in interviews of up to 60 minutes, with industry leaders in safety, 5S, Lean, Six Sigma and other continuous improvement genres. From PPE to safety software and tools, from visual workplace case studies to GHS labeling standards to Kaizen principles, you'll find a rich library of safety related topics in these podcasts, a service of Creative Safety Supply. See our website at www.creativesafetysupply.com/podcast for transcripts of Safety Experts Talk, plus important links and graphics.

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Great for all things safety related

By McDan223 - May 29 2015
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This is a fantastic and engaging podcast. Can't wait for the next episodes!

Great for all things safety related

By McDan223 - May 29 2015
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This is a fantastic and engaging podcast. Can't wait for the next episodes!

iTunes Ratings

14 Ratings
Average Ratings
12
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0
0
2

Great for all things safety related

By McDan223 - May 29 2015
Read more
This is a fantastic and engaging podcast. Can't wait for the next episodes!

Great for all things safety related

By McDan223 - May 29 2015
Read more
This is a fantastic and engaging podcast. Can't wait for the next episodes!
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Safety Experts Talk

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Safety Experts Talk offers relevant, on-topic insight in interviews of up to 60 minutes, with industry leaders in safety, 5S, Lean, Six Sigma and other continuous improvement genres. From PPE to safety software and tools, from visual workplace case studies to GHS labeling standards to Kaizen principles, you'll find a rich library of safety related topics in these podcasts, a service of Creative Safety Supply. See our website at www.creativesafetysupply.com/podcast for transcripts of Safety Experts Talk, plus important links and graphics.

Rank #1: Safety Kickoffs That Really Work, Pt 1

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Safety kickoffs can have spark! Hear John Drebinger, safety speaker, give tips on engaging employees. John says cartoons, jokes and even magic tricks can deliver safety messages. In 26 years as a safety speaker, John Drebinger, Jr., C.Ht. CSP, has spoken at NASA, Exxon, Boeing, The US Army Corps of Engineers and more. A link to John’s website is in the transcript of this podcast:

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Jul 21 2015

27mins

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Rank #2: Safety Recognition Programs That Work

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Safety recognition programs that cost the least work the best. Hear a former OSHA trainer explain how to have a better recognition program inexpensively. Steve Geigle worked for 16 years with OSHA, Oregon. He’s seen safety recognition programs fail miserably. Hear Steve detail the reasons for the failures, such as too much emphasis on rewards. Steve says tracking leading indicators (near misses) is better way to eliminate injury. Many companies track lagging indicators (injuries, accidents), which are inferior indicators.

Mar 30 2015

18mins

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Rank #3: Ladder Safety - 10 Questions

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Ladder safety increases with tips from expert Dave Francis. 3 points of contact/control, fiberglass vs. wood, correct footwear and more are discussed. Dave Francis works for Little Giant Ladder Systems as their National Safety Director. Dan Clark asks Dave 10 ladder questions. Topics include fall protection/prevention, sun damaged fiberglass, leveling a ladder on an uneven surface, and more. Dave also refers to “grandpa's ladder.” Everyone can picture this old, rickety ladder. He urges workers to avoid using it. Mr. Francis explains that nearly all ladder accidents can be avoided if employees follow training. Don’t be lazy and try reaching difficult places with the wrong ladder, or a ladder substitute.

Apr 22 2015

18mins

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Rank #4: Lean Methodology In Healthcare

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We talk about lean in the world of healthcare with Mark Graban, author, consultant and speaker in the lean healthcare methodology. Mark is author of the Shingo Award winning book “Lean Hospitals” and the book “Healthcare Kaizen.” Mark is also the Chief Improvement Officer of Kinexus. His newest book, “The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen,” is available on Amazon.com

Feb 18 2015

23mins

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Rank #5: Why Workers Resist Lean Culture

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Karen Wilhelm discusses a study on human behavior by a group of anthropologists led by Dr. Margaret Mead, and how the years-ago study can be applied to Lean methodology in the workplace. In this podcast, Ms. Wilhelm also details the transition to Lean by a heritage, traditional industrial business in Detroit, DTE Energy.

Feb 18 2015

21mins

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Rank #6: Safety Management System Improvements

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Safety Management. Has it helped workplace safety improve? Safety management systems expert Maureen Johnson, of IBM, rates 30 years of safety. As the Integrated Health Services Program Manager for IBM, Maureen describes strides made in safety management systems since she entered the industry in 1985. Dan Clark interviews Ms. Johnson about the different types of safety management systems (SMS), including OSHA’s Sharp, OSHA’s VPP, I2P2, OHSAS 18001, or ANSI Z10.

Apr 08 2015

14mins

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Rank #7: OSHA Inspections - How To Prepare

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OSHA inspections are a breeze if you’re ready. An OSHA Consultation Manager tells how OSHA can help your company be safe and ready for inspection. For FREE. An OSHA consultation visit cannot trigger an OSHA inspection. Consultation and Enforcement divisions operate separately, says Roy Kroker, Consultation Manager of OSHA, Oregon. In this podcast, Dan Clark asks Roy’s advice on the new hazard communication label standard for labels, arc flash, confined space and more. Roy says his experienced staff is glad to visit any workplace with free, confidential advice. The experts are well versed in all matters of safety, including construction, general industry, logging, agriculture and ergonomics. Any manager, safety manager or head of company can benefit from this interview.

Jun 15 2015

26mins

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Rank #8: Front-Line Workers And Safety

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Front-line workers shouldn’t be fired for blowing the whistle on safety. Their observations need to be taken seriously by managers, says Dr. Sidney Dekker. Prof. Dekker is a noted safety expert, author of “Safety, Differently.” and a Professor at Griffith University in Australia. See more: http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/front-line-workers-and-safety/

Aug 27 2015

22mins

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Rank #9: Total Worker Health - Explained

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Total Worker Health. Dr. Bud Harris says an out-of-shape worker is more likely to be injured and urges companies to follow NIOSH’s Total Worker Health initiative. Hear how he implemented great health and safety at Intel, Tyco and Con-way Freight.

More at:  http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/total-worker-health-explained/

Oct 30 2015

29mins

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Rank #10: Safety Kickoffs That Really Work, Pt 2

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Safety kickoffs can alienate experienced workers. Learn how to bring these staffers into new, safer realms with John Drebinger, Jr., expert safety speaker.

John also lists the five reasons to watch out for other people’s safety. In this podcast, Dan Clark asks John to share other tips from his book “Would You Watch Out For My Safety?”

A safety speaker for over a quarter century, John Drebinger, Jr., C.Ht. CSP, has kept the attention of employees at General Motors, Con Edison, 3M, and more. A link to John’s website is in the transcript of this podcast: http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/safety-kickoffs-that-really-work-pt-2/

Aug 07 2015

20mins

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Rank #11: Starting A Visual Workplace Part 1

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Dr. Gwendolyn Galsworth defines the Visual Workplace as “A work environment that is self ordering, self explaining, self regulating and self improving where what is supposed to happen does happen on time, every time, day or night, because of visual devices”. She expands on this definition, and describes how Lean, 5S and Six Sigma can compliment the system set forth in a visual workplace.

Feb 18 2015

22mins

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Rank #12: Starting Lean Six Sigma Part 2

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Pt. 2 of the interview with Six Sigma Black Belt Chuck Hardy. Chuck tells of the value of a mentor. He offers advice on books to help anyone on their Lean / Six Sigma quest. Mr. Hardy also gives insight on 5S programs. Chuck describes his history with Eastman Kodak and Lockheed Martin, and is now working for a non-profit, NMEDA, The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association.

Feb 18 2015

15mins

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Rank #13: Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down - Pt 1

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Fall prevention saves lives. Hear Dr. Christine Branche of NIOSH talk passionately about the annual Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down May 4-15, 2015. Dr. Branche explains that companies are asked to pause work on job sites to review fall prevention with employees. Dr. Branche is Director Of The Office Of Construction Safety And Health for NIOSH, The National Institute For Occupational Safety And Health. Near the end of the podcast, Dr. Branche also politely laughs at interviewer Dan Clark’s joke about a contractor. This is the first of two Safety Experts Talk interviews with fall prevention experts.

Apr 30 2015

12mins

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Rank #14: How To Spot Counterfeit Electrical

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Counterfeit electrical components can instantly burst into flames. Hear how to identify fake wiring, breakers and switches from Brett Brenner of ESFI. Mr. Brenner also reveals the biggest problem is beyond our borders. Counterfeits make up about 50% of electrical products sold in many developing countries. Brett is from the Electrical Safety Foundation International, a nonprofit dedicated to getting information out about electrical counterfeiting dangers. Their motto is “Counterfeits Can Kill.” Links to the websites mentioned in the interview are in the transcript of this podcast at http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/how-to-spot-counterfeit-electrical/

May 28 2015

20mins

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Rank #15: Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down - Pt 2

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Fall prevention. Employers have a huge obligation to prevent injuries and deaths. Matt McNicholas, CSP, of OSHA, details the second annual Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down, designed to create fall awareness. Matt describes the three main responsibilities of an employer: Planning ahead to get the job done safely; Providing the right equipment; Training the exposed employees on how to use equipment safely. Also hear about anchorage points, warning lines, designated areas and control zones. In this podcast Matt also tells host Dan Clark about construction inspections. Matt has done over 1000 site inspections, and been with OSHA for 20 years.

May 07 2015

16mins

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Rank #16: Starting Lean Six Sigma Part 1

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A Black Belt in Six Sigma? Chuck Hardy has achieved it. Chuck tells of lean as a cultural thing, and other aspects of continuous improvement.

 In this podcast, you’ll hear how workers and managers can include lean culture at home or at work, no matter what field they’re in. Chuck emphasizes the value of left and right brain thinkers into a lean culture, as more right brain thinkers are now included in important decisions that were once left to the number crunchers.

Feb 18 2015

22mins

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Rank #17: HazCom Labels And SDSs - OSHA Talks

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HazCom labels and SDSs are confusing - until now. Two OSHA industrial hygienists explain what is happening right now with the Hazard Communication Standard. Hear about changes in chemical labeling and Safety Data Sheets. This podcast is based on The SCHC OSHA Alliance webcast on “Hazard Communication 2012” from September, 2015. Thanks SCHC OSHA Alliance! See more: http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/hazcom-labels-and-sdss-osha-talks/

Sep 18 2015

17mins

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Rank #18: Forklifts vs. Pedestrians: Right-Of-Way

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Forklifts vs. pedestrians. Who has to stop? People on foot technically have the right-of-way. But some say powered industrial trucks should hold sway. Safety expert Jonathan Jacobi, of Underwriters Laboratories, tells how some companies ask walking workers to cede their right-of-way to multi-ton forklifts. Jonathan is a Senior Environment, Health and Safety Advisor with UL Workplace Health And Safety, in Franklin, Tennessee. He’s an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer and CSP. More at http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/forklifts-vs-pedestrians-right-of-way/

Oct 09 2015

19mins

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Rank #19: 10 Best Safety Apps For Safety Pros

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Paul Colangelo debuted the 10 best safety apps for industry at ASSE’s Safety 2015. Hear Paul offer his thoughts on each. Paul focused on low cost and free applications, and those which work without an internet connection. He avoided sponsored and vendor apps. Mr. Colangelo, STS, CHST, CET, is National Director of Compliance Programs at ClickSafety. See links to the iOS, Android and Windows Phone versions: http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/10-best-safety-apps-for-safety-pros/

Jul 01 2015

16mins

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Rank #20: An Earthquake At Work

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Earthquake safety at work? A quake could happen while employees are on the job. Prep with workplace emergency supplies, equipment and evacuation drills. American Red Cross staffer Melinda Davis says doorway thresholds are unsafe. Previous emergency protocol advised people to stand in doorways. Now, safety experts say door frames are weak and could collapse, and swinging doors can injure. Employers should have emergency supply kits and equipment, plus evacuation and fire drills. Workers should have personal emergency kits in their car or truck, and at their desk or work space.

Apr 21 2015

12mins

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Learn Workplace Safety From A Prison Movie

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Workplace safety improves from watching The Shawshank Redemption?  Dr. Timothy Ludwig says we can learn about safety complacency from the movie. More: http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/learn-workplace-safety-prison-movie/

Mar 16 2016

30mins

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Behavioral Safety Is Actively Caring For People

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Behavioral safety in the workplace has a new name. Safety expert Dr. E. Scott Geller of Virginia Tech describes the shift to Actively Caring For People. Lots of links to Dr. Geller’s videos and books: http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/behavioral-safety-is-actively-caring-for-people/

Feb 17 2016

29mins

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Safety Programs Built With Employee Input

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Safety programs work best by consulting workers. EHS expert Lori Siegelman of W&M Environmental tells how to involve employees to build safety programs. Transcript and links:  http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/safety-programs-built-with-employee-input/

Jan 26 2016

24mins

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Early Warning Safety Vest

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A safety vest that alerts a roadside worker of oncoming vehicles is in the works. Hear about the InZoneAlert safety vest from Virginia Tech’s Tom Martin. More:  http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/early-warning-safety-vest/

Jan 04 2016

17mins

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Myths Of Behavior Observation Safety

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Behavior observation means workers watch out for each other. Safety expert Marc McClure shatters myths, tells of reducing incidents with his staff by 80%. Even more at http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/myths-of-behavior-observation-safety/

Nov 19 2015

29mins

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Total Worker Health - Explained

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Total Worker Health. Dr. Bud Harris says an out-of-shape worker is more likely to be injured and urges companies to follow NIOSH’s Total Worker Health initiative. Hear how he implemented great health and safety at Intel, Tyco and Con-way Freight.

More at:  http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/total-worker-health-explained/

Oct 30 2015

29mins

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Forklifts vs. Pedestrians: Right-Of-Way

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Forklifts vs. pedestrians. Who has to stop? People on foot technically have the right-of-way. But some say powered industrial trucks should hold sway. Safety expert Jonathan Jacobi, of Underwriters Laboratories, tells how some companies ask walking workers to cede their right-of-way to multi-ton forklifts. Jonathan is a Senior Environment, Health and Safety Advisor with UL Workplace Health And Safety, in Franklin, Tennessee. He’s an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer and CSP. More at http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/forklifts-vs-pedestrians-right-of-way/

Oct 09 2015

19mins

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HazCom Labels And SDSs - OSHA Talks

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HazCom labels and SDSs are confusing - until now. Two OSHA industrial hygienists explain what is happening right now with the Hazard Communication Standard. Hear about changes in chemical labeling and Safety Data Sheets. This podcast is based on The SCHC OSHA Alliance webcast on “Hazard Communication 2012” from September, 2015. Thanks SCHC OSHA Alliance! See more: http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/hazcom-labels-and-sdss-osha-talks/

Sep 18 2015

17mins

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Front-Line Workers And Safety

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Front-line workers shouldn’t be fired for blowing the whistle on safety. Their observations need to be taken seriously by managers, says Dr. Sidney Dekker. Prof. Dekker is a noted safety expert, author of “Safety, Differently.” and a Professor at Griffith University in Australia. See more: http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/front-line-workers-and-safety/

Aug 27 2015

22mins

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Safety Kickoffs That Really Work, Pt 2

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Safety kickoffs can alienate experienced workers. Learn how to bring these staffers into new, safer realms with John Drebinger, Jr., expert safety speaker.

John also lists the five reasons to watch out for other people’s safety. In this podcast, Dan Clark asks John to share other tips from his book “Would You Watch Out For My Safety?”

A safety speaker for over a quarter century, John Drebinger, Jr., C.Ht. CSP, has kept the attention of employees at General Motors, Con Edison, 3M, and more. A link to John’s website is in the transcript of this podcast: http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/safety-kickoffs-that-really-work-pt-2/

Aug 07 2015

20mins

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Safety Kickoffs That Really Work, Pt 1

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Safety kickoffs can have spark! Hear John Drebinger, safety speaker, give tips on engaging employees. John says cartoons, jokes and even magic tricks can deliver safety messages. In 26 years as a safety speaker, John Drebinger, Jr., C.Ht. CSP, has spoken at NASA, Exxon, Boeing, The US Army Corps of Engineers and more. A link to John’s website is in the transcript of this podcast:

h

ttp://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/safety-kickoffs-that-really-work-pt-1/

Jul 21 2015

27mins

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10 Best Safety Apps For Safety Pros

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Paul Colangelo debuted the 10 best safety apps for industry at ASSE’s Safety 2015. Hear Paul offer his thoughts on each. Paul focused on low cost and free applications, and those which work without an internet connection. He avoided sponsored and vendor apps. Mr. Colangelo, STS, CHST, CET, is National Director of Compliance Programs at ClickSafety. See links to the iOS, Android and Windows Phone versions: http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/10-best-safety-apps-for-safety-pros/

Jul 01 2015

16mins

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Buy Quiet Power Tools

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The quietest power tool is not always the most expensive! “Buy Quiet” is the NIOSH campaign for quieter machinery and tools to reduce worker noise exposure. Hear Capt. Chuck Hayden tell how to buy or rent less noisy tools. Capt. Chuck is Research Acoustical Engineer for National Institute For Occupational Safety And Health (NIOSH). NIOSH’s Power Tools Database is an extensive study of just how loud various power tools can be. You can compare manufacturers and models before you buy or rent.

Jun 19 2015

19mins

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OSHA Inspections - How To Prepare

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OSHA inspections are a breeze if you’re ready. An OSHA Consultation Manager tells how OSHA can help your company be safe and ready for inspection. For FREE. An OSHA consultation visit cannot trigger an OSHA inspection. Consultation and Enforcement divisions operate separately, says Roy Kroker, Consultation Manager of OSHA, Oregon. In this podcast, Dan Clark asks Roy’s advice on the new hazard communication label standard for labels, arc flash, confined space and more. Roy says his experienced staff is glad to visit any workplace with free, confidential advice. The experts are well versed in all matters of safety, including construction, general industry, logging, agriculture and ergonomics. Any manager, safety manager or head of company can benefit from this interview.

Jun 15 2015

26mins

Play

How To Spot Counterfeit Electrical

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Counterfeit electrical components can instantly burst into flames. Hear how to identify fake wiring, breakers and switches from Brett Brenner of ESFI. Mr. Brenner also reveals the biggest problem is beyond our borders. Counterfeits make up about 50% of electrical products sold in many developing countries. Brett is from the Electrical Safety Foundation International, a nonprofit dedicated to getting information out about electrical counterfeiting dangers. Their motto is “Counterfeits Can Kill.” Links to the websites mentioned in the interview are in the transcript of this podcast at http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/how-to-spot-counterfeit-electrical/

May 28 2015

20mins

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Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down - Pt 2

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Fall prevention. Employers have a huge obligation to prevent injuries and deaths. Matt McNicholas, CSP, of OSHA, details the second annual Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down, designed to create fall awareness. Matt describes the three main responsibilities of an employer: Planning ahead to get the job done safely; Providing the right equipment; Training the exposed employees on how to use equipment safely. Also hear about anchorage points, warning lines, designated areas and control zones. In this podcast Matt also tells host Dan Clark about construction inspections. Matt has done over 1000 site inspections, and been with OSHA for 20 years.

May 07 2015

16mins

Play

Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down - Pt 1

Podcast cover
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Fall prevention saves lives. Hear Dr. Christine Branche of NIOSH talk passionately about the annual Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down May 4-15, 2015. Dr. Branche explains that companies are asked to pause work on job sites to review fall prevention with employees. Dr. Branche is Director Of The Office Of Construction Safety And Health for NIOSH, The National Institute For Occupational Safety And Health. Near the end of the podcast, Dr. Branche also politely laughs at interviewer Dan Clark’s joke about a contractor. This is the first of two Safety Experts Talk interviews with fall prevention experts.

Apr 30 2015

12mins

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New HazCom Labeling Standards

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HazCom labeling changes are here. OSHA’s new standards finally match GHS labeling. Expert Chuck Paulausky, CHMM, explains hazard communication labeling. Chuck says the new labels are a big safety improvement from previous systems. He explains  the new rules, and their similarities to NFPA, GHS and HMIS labels. Dan Clark hosts the interview with Chuck who consults industry on EPA and OSHA compliance. His company is CP Safety & Environmental based in Chandler, Arizona.

Apr 26 2015

23mins

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Continuous Improvement In Manufacturing

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Hear how continuous improvement in manufacturing can improve a process, increase safety and save money. But, Tony Ferraro says to make sure your customers are happy with the end product. Tony is a continuous improvement blogger for Creative Safety Supply. He’s experienced in 5S, Six Sigma, kaizen and lean. Tony shares some great tips on starting a program of continuous improvement.     http://www.creativesafetysupply.com/podcast/

Apr 25 2015

8mins

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NFPA 70E Standards 2015

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Electrical safety compliance saves lives! Every three years, the NFPA publishes the NFPA 70E, The Standard For Electrical Safety In The Workplace, and the 2015 edition is out. Every building owner and safety manager should have a copy, says Bill Burke, Division Manager of Electrical Engineering at the NFPA. In this podcast, Bill tells about the new edition’s major changes, and the philosophical shift since the last edition published in 2012. Mr. Burke talks with Dan Clark about new PPE tables, the Prohibited Approach Boundary, and the elimination of HRC (0). Bill also encourages company owners and safety personnel to consider buying the NFPA 70E Handbook, which includes the new code and easy-to-understand commentary.

Apr 24 2015

11mins

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iTunes Ratings

14 Ratings
Average Ratings
12
0
0
0
2

Great for all things safety related

By McDan223 - May 29 2015
Read more
This is a fantastic and engaging podcast. Can't wait for the next episodes!

Great for all things safety related

By McDan223 - May 29 2015
Read more
This is a fantastic and engaging podcast. Can't wait for the next episodes!