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WIS #5 – Ergonomics and Safety in the Workplace

In episode five of Women in Safety, sponsored by Safeopedia, we are talking to Iolanthe Culjak President of Optimum Ergo and Corey Martin President of SpotLight Safety about workplace Ergonomics and how to increase safety in our work environments using ergonomic methods. Iolanthe and Corey share their insights and stories from their own professional experiences with…

Hypercompliance with Dave Rebbitt

Hypercompliance May be Damaging Your Safety Culture and Your Performance Workplaces that take a hard line when enforcing ‘safety absolutes’ may be undermining  worker safety. That’s the central premise of author, teacher and educator Dave Rebbitt’s article Hypercompliance: Too Much of a Good Thing? In this episode, Dave Rebbitt and I discuss things to be…

SWP #16 – Trends of High Performance Safety Companies with Andrew Sharman

In this episode of  Safety with Purpose, in partnership with EHS Congress 2020, we are talking to Andrew Sharman, Managing Partner of RMS the President at IOSH, the: Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, and Bryan McWhorter of Safeopedia. This is part one of a two part series where we are talking about common trends…

Mentoring Safety Competencies for Young People

Mentoring Safety Competencies for Young People with Bill Schenold In this episode, Patrick and Bill discuss Safety Mentoring: Safety Competencies for Young People. Bill Schenold is on a mission to address the sobering facts that more than 10,000 teenagers die and more nearly half a million are seriously injured each year. Safety Mentoring was conceived…

WIS #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 Resource Centre, and Kirk Babiak of Alberta Advocates and Consumer Representatives about solutions to workplace harassment and bullying. Linda and Kirk share insights and stories from their own professional experiences with us during our discussion.…