WIS #27: Future of Workplace Safety
How have you seen the field of Health and Safety change over the past 10 years? Listen in to hear our guests insights and views on this topic!
Join us as our guests Aleksandra Duk & Tamara Misewicz-Healey share their insights about the future of workplace safety, new tech and how to use it to empower traditional safety programs. We dive into a conversation about what health and safety was like when we first entered the field, compared with today. We share our professional experiences, the barriers and challenges we faced working in the health and safety field, and what we envision for the future of workplace safety.
Aleksandra Duk is has developed software powered by artificial intelligence (AI) to detect, report and prevent near-misses and safety incidents in manufacturing, packaging, or logistics facilities. She has Master’s Degree in Communication and cross-cultural experience in strategic marketing and digitalization. She is also former start-up founder of successful logistics company expanding on European market.
Aleksandra’s mission is to make sure that safety can catch up with industry 4.0 revolution and ongoing digitalization. Her goal is to support safety managers with digital safety tools which will prevent and eliminate workplace accidents, provide workers with higher safety standards, and make safety processes easier and faster. She believes that by eliminating near-misses and minor incidents, which are precursors to serious injuries, we can save more human lives, in addition to saving time and money for the employers.
In her free time, Aleksandra has huge passion for photography. She enjoys all water sports and reading social anthropology and history books.
Tamara Misewicz-Healey is the founder of MiEHS Alliance, LLC and the creator of the culture-based safety management system called MiSafetySense. She has a Master’s Degree in Public Health and over 10 years of experience in the health & safety field- with roles within laboratory, consulting, healthcare, and manufacturing. Tamara has performed work throughout the United States and abroad; providing her with unique experiences and a well-rounded perspective.
Tamara is a passionate social entrepreneur who has a vision to form a collaboration among professionals to assist their companies in fostering a safety culture full of knowledge, best management practices, technology, and an “alliance” of support. She aims to provide every worker with their own “Safety Sense”! She believes in engaging and empowering every employee in hazard, and hazardous state, recognition and response, while simultaneously building the environment, leadership, and systems for long-term success!
Outside of work, Tamara is an avid reader and traveler. She loves to mountain bike, camp, take her son and dog on long hikes, volunteer in her community, and enjoy life’s simplicities with her family and friends.