Safety Talks #15 - Importance of Hydration Planning In Our Workplaces
We discuss the importance of hydration in the workplace and what it takes to keep our workforce healthy.
In episode 15 of Safety Talk, join Bubba Wolford, Blake Haynes, Scott Yetter and Mike Kay discuss the importance of hydration in the workplace and keeping our workforce healthy. Our discussion today covers a range of points; our Worker’s Health and the health risks due to dehydration, benefits of proper hydration practices for individuals, and how companies can benefit from workplace hydration programs. We also look at creating an organizational culture that embraces a ‘nutritionally conscious and healthy’ mind-set, and adding Nutrition and Hydration to our Emergency Management Planning and Crisis Management. Listen in as we dive deep into an interesting conversation that covers various, diverse views on these topics.
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About Our Guests:
Bubba Wolford is the Director Of Business Development at Sqwincher Corporation. He received his MS in Exercise Physiology from Mississippi State University 1991. He joined Sqwincher in 2009, in his team role he is accountable for Education & Training, where he spearheads promoting the importance of proper hydration within the Industrial Workplace to their key corporate accounts.
Please contact Bubba and the Sqwincher team at 662-574-6129 or visit https://www.sqwincher.com
Blake Haynes, is the Heath and Safety Manager at Evergreen Packaging.
Scott Yetter is currently a Buyer at Nucor Steel Jackson. He is an accomplished Supply Chain executive who has added millions of dollars to the bottom line throughout his career through smart cost control initiatives, operational efficiency improvements and critical supplier and customer relationship management. He has extensive experience in all areas of supply chain management including: purchasing, transportation, warehousing, inventory management, global import/export logistics, push and pull distribution, and operations management. He has worked for both manufacturers and service firms with an emphasis on total customer management. Considered by senior management and peers to be a quick learner, strong problem solver, and a dedicated individual with excellent communication skills. Please contact Scott at [email protected].
Mike Kay is the Director of Resource Safety Services at Safety Products Inc. Mike works with companies to create safe work environments through the products We sell, the training and services we provide, the onsite safety services and the relationships we build. The locations I serve are (southeastern US). At Safety Products Inc we believe in being part of the solution that prevents injuries and saves lives. We provide product education, safety & environmental services, guide buying decisions, and supply quality products and services. We are an occupational safety and health supplier working together to make America safe. Please contact Mike at [email protected].
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