Safety Talks Podcast

Welcome to the Safety Talks Podcast!

We believe in showcasing a safety podcasting community with EHS Professionals like YOU at the forefront! We are here to develop and grow the Safety Professional LEADERSHIP that every industry needs to THRIVE! The goal of of this collection is to Lead, Educate, and Inspire all safety-oriented professionals by serving as a practical resource for keeping pace with quickly evolving legislation, standards, and innovation!




Safety Talks #20: Rethinking PPE (or maybe it's  PPP!) Safety Talks #20: Rethinking PPE (or maybe it's  PPP!) Safety Talks #20: Rethinking PPE (or maybe it's  PPP!) Safety Talks #20: Rethinking PPE (or maybe it's  PPP!)


Do we think about our PPE in the right light, or is it time to blow up the concept of PPE? That is what we are diving into in our...

Safety Talks #19: Management Best Practices for Safety Safety Talks #19: Management Best Practices for Safety Safety Talks #19: Management Best Practices for Safety Safety Talks #19: Management Best Practices for Safety


Are you basing your safety strategy on how you imagine work is done or how work is actually done? In episode 19 of Safety Talks Cary Usrey...

Safety Talks #18 - Heat Stress Preparedness Safety Talks #18 - Heat Stress Preparedness Safety Talks #18 - Heat Stress Preparedness Safety Talks #18 - Heat Stress Preparedness


Join us! In this episode of Safety Talk Adrianna Carrera of Magid and Bob Gardner of Abco Safety share their knowledge and expertise about...

Safety Talks #17 - Beliefs and Myths in Safety Safety Talks #17 - Beliefs and Myths in Safety Safety Talks #17 - Beliefs and Myths in Safety Safety Talks #17 - Beliefs and Myths in Safety


In this episode of Safety Talks Corrie Pitzer CEO of Safemap International and Tamara Parris talk about the beliefs and myths around safety...

Safety Talks #16 - Mask Safety: Vetting Your Distributors and Suppliers! Safety Talks #16 - Mask Safety: Vetting Your Distributors and Suppliers! Safety Talks #16 - Mask Safety: Vetting Your Distributors and Suppliers! Safety Talks #16 - Mask Safety: Vetting Your Distributors and Suppliers!


In episode 16 of Safety Talks Burk Shaw, Lisa Nash and Cary Usrey discuss the importance of vetting and getting to know our distributors or...

Safety Talks #15 - Importance of Hydration Planning In Our Workplaces Safety Talks #15 - Importance of Hydration Planning In Our Workplaces Safety Talks #15 - Importance of Hydration Planning In Our Workplaces Safety Talks #15 - Importance of Hydration Planning In Our Workplaces


In episode 15 of Safety Talk, join Bubba Wolford, Blake Haynes, Scott Yetter and Mike Kay discuss the importance of hydration in the...

Safety Talks #14 - Internalizing Safety with Robert Pater Safety Talks #14 - Internalizing Safety with Robert Pater Safety Talks #14 - Internalizing Safety with Robert Pater Safety Talks #14 - Internalizing Safety with Robert Pater


Patrick and Robert Pater discuss Internalizing Safety based on Robert’s recent article in Professional Safety magazine. Robert first...

Safety Talks #13 - Safety Professionals: Formal Leadership Roles and Government Planning Safety Talks #13 - Safety Professionals: Formal Leadership Roles and Government Planning Safety Talks #13 - Safety Professionals: Formal Leadership Roles and Government Planning Safety Talks #13 - Safety Professionals: Formal Leadership Roles and Government Planning


In episode 13 of Safety Talk join our Henry Skjerven and several of our ESH Community members as they chat about if Safety Professional'...

Safety Talks #12 - COVID-19: What Is Your Air Cleaning Plan? Safety Talks #12 - COVID-19: What Is Your Air Cleaning Plan? Safety Talks #12 - COVID-19: What Is Your Air Cleaning Plan? Safety Talks #12 - COVID-19: What Is Your Air Cleaning Plan?


What is your Air Cleaning Plan? In episode 12 of Safety Talks Dr. Michael Seitz of BlueSky Global and Tamara Parris talk about Aerosols! We...

Safety Talks #11 - InVisible Leadership with Robert Pater Safety Talks #11 - InVisible Leadership with Robert Pater Safety Talks #11 - InVisible Leadership with Robert Pater Safety Talks #11 - InVisible Leadership with Robert Pater


In this episode, Robert Pater and I discuss his recently published article, InVisible Leadership that can be found at ohsonline.com. Robert...

Safety Talks #10 - Campbell Award Winners with Katherine Smith - Part 2 of 2 Safety Talks #10 - Campbell Award Winners with Katherine Smith - Part 2 of 2 Safety Talks #10 - Campbell Award Winners with Katherine Smith - Part 2 of 2 Safety Talks #10 - Campbell Award Winners with Katherine Smith - Part 2 of 2


The international Robert W. Campbell Award honors companies that achieve business excellence through the integration of EHS management into...

Safety Talks #9 - Campbell Award Winners with Katherine Smith - Part 1 of 2 Safety Talks #9 - Campbell Award Winners with Katherine Smith - Part 1 of 2 Safety Talks #9 - Campbell Award Winners with Katherine Smith - Part 1 of 2 Safety Talks #9 - Campbell Award Winners with Katherine Smith - Part 1 of 2


The international Robert W. Campbell Award honors companies that achieve business excellence through the integration of EHS management into...

Safety Talks #8 - All About ISO 45001 with Chris J. Ward - Part 2 of 2 Safety Talks #8 - All About ISO 45001 with Chris J. Ward - Part 2 of 2 Safety Talks #8 - All About ISO 45001 with Chris J. Ward - Part 2 of 2 Safety Talks #8 - All About ISO 45001 with Chris J. Ward - Part 2 of 2


Part 2 of my chat with Chris J Ward of IMS Global Standards on ISO 45001. In this episode we get into globalization, the path of...

Safety Talks #7 - All About ISO 45001 with Chris J. Ward - part 1 of 2 Safety Talks #7 - All About ISO 45001 with Chris J. Ward - part 1 of 2 Safety Talks #7 - All About ISO 45001 with Chris J. Ward - part 1 of 2 Safety Talks #7 - All About ISO 45001 with Chris J. Ward - part 1 of 2


Part one of my discussion with Chris J. Ward about the new ISO 45001 standard for occupational health and safety management systems.This...

Safety Talks #6 - Contractor Management: Beyond the Database with Nicole Coughlin Safety Talks #6 - Contractor Management: Beyond the Database with Nicole Coughlin Safety Talks #6 - Contractor Management: Beyond the Database with Nicole Coughlin Safety Talks #6 - Contractor Management: Beyond the Database with Nicole Coughlin


In this episode, Nicole Coughlin walks through best practices related to contactor prequalification and management. While prequalification...

Safety Talks #5 - Noise Exposure: Evolving Legislation and Recent Court Actions with Andrew McNeil Safety Talks #5 - Noise Exposure: Evolving Legislation and Recent Court Actions with Andrew McNeil Safety Talks #5 - Noise Exposure: Evolving Legislation and Recent Court Actions with Andrew McNeil Safety Talks #5 - Noise Exposure: Evolving Legislation and Recent Court Actions with Andrew McNeil


In this episode Patrick chats with Andrew McNeil about the impact of noise-related legislation and the outcomes of recent court cases that...

Safety Talks #4 - Hypercompliance: Too Much of A Good Thing? with Dave Rebbitt Safety Talks #4 - Hypercompliance: Too Much of A Good Thing? with Dave Rebbitt Safety Talks #4 - Hypercompliance: Too Much of A Good Thing? with Dave Rebbitt Safety Talks #4 - Hypercompliance: Too Much of A Good Thing? with Dave Rebbitt


Hypercompliance May be Damaging Your Safety Culture and Your PerformanceWorkplaces that take a hard line when enforcing ‘safety...

Safety Talks #3 - Mentoring Safety Competencies for Young People with Bill Schenold Safety Talks #3 - Mentoring Safety Competencies for Young People with Bill Schenold Safety Talks #3 - Mentoring Safety Competencies for Young People with Bill Schenold Safety Talks #3 - Mentoring Safety Competencies for Young People with Bill Schenold


Mentoring Safety Competencies for Young People with Bill SchenoldIn this episode, Patrick and Bill discuss Safety Mentoring: Safety...

Safety Talks #2 - Keeping Pipelines Safe Safety Talks #2 - Keeping Pipelines Safe Safety Talks #2 - Keeping Pipelines Safe Safety Talks #2 - Keeping Pipelines Safe


How Advanced Drone Technology and Industry Know How are Keeping Pipelines Safe and ReliableThere are a lot of pipelines across North...