Women in Safety Podcast

Welcome to the Women in Safety podcast!

Being a woman in male-dominated functions like health and safety, presents unique challenges. What are the best ways to deal with day-to-day issues in your career and your life? How can you be recognized for your contributions? How can you learn and get ahead?

Our global community provides a supportive space for women to help each other along this journey, providing advocacy and opportunities for growth for one another. We are women empowering women. In our safe discussion space, we can break down barriers and support DIVERSIFIED leadership around the world. We enrich each other through connections with other contributors.




WIS #18 - Value of Learning  Worker's Individuality WIS #18 - Value of Learning  Worker's Individuality WIS #18 - Value of Learning  Worker's Individuality WIS #18 - Value of Learning  Worker's Individuality


Join us as we dive into a great discussion with Kathleen Dobson of Alberici Constructors and Amy Parent of Goodyear about the value of...

WIS #17 - Accidents Waiting in the Perfect Storm WIS #17 - Accidents Waiting in the Perfect Storm WIS #17 - Accidents Waiting in the Perfect Storm WIS #17 - Accidents Waiting in the Perfect Storm


Join us as Ashling Boyd and Darren Suttonhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/darrensutton1/ talk about a real life accident our guest lived through...

Safety View: The Myth of Crisis Leadership Safety View: The Myth of Crisis Leadership Safety View: The Myth of Crisis Leadership Safety View: The Myth of Crisis Leadership


On this Safety View Rosa leads our session to discuss "The Myth of Crisis Leadership: a Practical Approach to Stress Management"...

Safety Coffee Chat: The 'Personal' Side of a  Workplace Accident Safety Coffee Chat: The 'Personal' Side of a  Workplace Accident Safety Coffee Chat: The 'Personal' Side of a  Workplace Accident Safety Coffee Chat: The 'Personal' Side of a  Workplace Accident


Join in the discussion as we talk about the personal and family side of workplace accidents with Laurel Youngstrom and Curtis Weber who...

The Safety View!: The Paradox of Safety The Safety View!: The Paradox of Safety The Safety View!: The Paradox of Safety The Safety View!: The Paradox of Safety


Lisa introduces, and invites us to explore an interesting safety conundrum: If absolutes and certainty are necessary conditions for safety,...

WIS #16 - Building A Partnership Between Safety Professionals WIS #16 - Building A Partnership Between Safety Professionals WIS #16 - Building A Partnership Between Safety Professionals WIS #16 - Building A Partnership Between Safety Professionals


Does your distributor support their products? In episode sixteen of Women in Safety, sponsored by Safeopedia, we are chatting with Tracy...

The Safety View:  The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership The Safety View:  The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership The Safety View:  The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership The Safety View:  The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership


Rosa Carrillo leads our discussion on the Exploring the socio in sociotechnical systems.After a brief introduction to the topic and sharing...

Women in Safety #15 - How Does Psychological Risk Impact Safety and Our Business? Women in Safety #15 - How Does Psychological Risk Impact Safety and Our Business? Women in Safety #15 - How Does Psychological Risk Impact Safety and Our Business? Women in Safety #15 - How Does Psychological Risk Impact Safety and Our Business?


In episode fifteen of Women in Safety, sponsored by Safeopedia, we are chatting with Dr Susanne Bahn CEO of Tap into Safety and Dr Philippa...

Women in Safety #14 - COVID-19 Know Your Facts & Have a Safety Plan Women in Safety #14 - COVID-19 Know Your Facts & Have a Safety Plan Women in Safety #14 - COVID-19 Know Your Facts & Have a Safety Plan Women in Safety #14 - COVID-19 Know Your Facts & Have a Safety Plan


What is your organisation’s Safety Plan for COVID-19? In episode fourteen of Women in Safety, sponsored by Safeopedia, we changed...

Women in Safety #13 - Do women need PPE designed for them? Women in Safety #13 - Do women need PPE designed for them? Women in Safety #13 - Do women need PPE designed for them? Women in Safety #13 - Do women need PPE designed for them?


Is unisex PPE is good enough, or we should be doing better for our workers? In episode thirteen of Women in Safety, sponsored by Safeopedia...

Women in Safety #12 - Does our Organization’s Culture Impact its Safety Philosophy? Women in Safety #12 - Does our Organization’s Culture Impact its Safety Philosophy? Women in Safety #12 - Does our Organization’s Culture Impact its Safety Philosophy? Women in Safety #12 - Does our Organization’s Culture Impact its Safety Philosophy?


How does being part of an innovative and creative company impact ones safety philosophy? In episode twelve of Women in Safety, in...

Women in Safety #11 - What Hiring Managers are Looking for in Their EHS Professionals Women in Safety #11 - What Hiring Managers are Looking for in Their EHS Professionals Women in Safety #11 - What Hiring Managers are Looking for in Their EHS Professionals Women in Safety #11 - What Hiring Managers are Looking for in Their EHS Professionals


How do you know what employers are looking for in an EHS Professional, in today’s market? In episode eleven of Women in Safety, in...

Women in Safety #10 - Impact of Well-being and Mental Health on Safety Women in Safety #10 - Impact of Well-being and Mental Health on Safety Women in Safety #10 - Impact of Well-being and Mental Health on Safety Women in Safety #10 - Impact of Well-being and Mental Health on Safety


How do you use ensure your workers are in good mental health and well-being? In episode ten of Women in Safety, sponsored by Safeopedia, we...

Women in Safety #9 - Future of Safety: Let’s Get Innovative! Women in Safety #9 - Future of Safety: Let’s Get Innovative! Women in Safety #9 - Future of Safety: Let’s Get Innovative! Women in Safety #9 - Future of Safety: Let’s Get Innovative!


How will you be innovative with your safety this year? In episode nine of Women in Safety, we are speaking with Mary Jo Press Senior Staff...

Women in Safety #8 - How to Leverage Social Networking for Your Career Women in Safety #8 - How to Leverage Social Networking for Your Career Women in Safety #8 - How to Leverage Social Networking for Your Career Women in Safety #8 - How to Leverage Social Networking for Your Career


How do you use Social Networking and Media to advance your career goals? In episode eight of Women in Safety, sponsored by Safeopedia, we...

Women in Safety #7 - Leveraging Wearables: Increasing our Safety Performance Women in Safety #7 - Leveraging Wearables: Increasing our Safety Performance Women in Safety #7 - Leveraging Wearables: Increasing our Safety Performance Women in Safety #7 - Leveraging Wearables: Increasing our Safety Performance


How would you use wearables with your workforce? In episode seven of Women in Safety, sponsored by Safeopedia, we are talking toJen Thorson...

Women in Safety #6 - Distracted Driving: Impact on Workers and Community Safety Women in Safety #6 - Distracted Driving: Impact on Workers and Community Safety Women in Safety #6 - Distracted Driving: Impact on Workers and Community Safety Women in Safety #6 - Distracted Driving: Impact on Workers and Community Safety


What would you do if a texting driver killed your loved one? In episode six of Women in Safety, sponsored by Safeopedia, we are talking to...

Women in Safety #5 - Ergonomics and Safety in the Workplace Women in Safety #5 - Ergonomics and Safety in the Workplace Women in Safety #5 - Ergonomics and Safety in the Workplace Women in Safety #5 - Ergonomics and Safety in the Workplace


About Our Guests:Iolanthe Culjak, PT, CEAS is the President of Optimum Ergo. She has been a physical therapist for over 24 years and...

Women in Safety #4 - Helming Workplace Harassment and Bullying Women in Safety #4 - Helming Workplace Harassment and Bullying Women in Safety #4 - Helming Workplace Harassment and Bullying Women in Safety #4 - Helming Workplace Harassment and Bullying


In episode four of Women in Safety, sponsored by Safeopedia, we are talking to Linda Crockett Founder of the Alberta Workplace Bullying...