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Welcome to the Safety with Purpose:
Safety Talks Podcast

Safety Talks seeks to educate and inform through our conversations with experts and influencers in all aspects of occupational health and safety. We cover current practices and new developments in emerging technologies, management systems, legislation, and best practices. Safety Talks is hosted by Patrick Robinson, an industry vet with 30+ years of experience in occupational health and safety management. 


ST#6 – Contractor Management: Beyond the Database with Nicole Coughlin

12/10/2019 |

In this episode, Nicole Coughlin walks through best practices related to contactor prequalification and management. While prequalification is an important step the contractor management process, it is a sliver of the hard work required to effectively manage outsourced work. In this session Nicole illustrates a wide-range of subject matter, in both the prequalification and active phases…

ST#5 – Noise Exposure: Evolving Legislation and Recent Court Actions with Andrew McNeil

11/26/2019 |

In this episode Patrick chats with Andrew McNeil about the impact of noise-related legislation and the outcomes of recent court cases that are game changers in terms of managing noise at source. Andrew talks first about hearing, the function of listening and the incredible sensitivity of the human ear. Andrew describes the evolving regulatory framework…

ST#4 – Hypercompliance: Too Much of A Good Thing? with Dave Rebbitt

11/12/2019 |

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…

ST#3 – Mentoring Safety Competencies for Young People with Bill Schenold

10/29/2019 |

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…

Purpose: Lead, Education and Inspire!

The goal of Safety With Purpose is to Lead, Educate and Inspire all safety-oriented career professionals by serving as a practical resource for keeping pace with quickly evolving legislation, standards, and innovation!

We know that within the sphere of workplace safety, high standards and lower costs go hand-in-hand.

Most importantly, Safety With Purpose is here to develop LEADERS that will guide every industry into developing the best practices of tomorrow and improve worker and consumer satisfaction!

Industrial Academy

The world is changing fast! Industrial businesses are juggling every facet of business maintenance and growth, ranging from technological/digital media adaptations to cash flow management and operational efficiency challenges. How do industrial business leaders stay current while managing growth and casting vision for the future? The answers could be found in a learning environment, but never before has there been a place for continuing education in the industrial business arena. UNTIL NOW…

The INDUSTRIAL ACADEMY IS HERE. Finally there is a clearinghouse for all things industrial to assist the business leader. Course offerings provide up-to-date applicable information in business development, technology, finance, operations and leadership presented in an engaging, movement-oriented manner by those in the know. These professionals don’t just talk the talk. They walk the walk with purpose and passion for building not just the industrial business but also the people who make things happen.

The Industrial Talk family looks forward to learning and growing with you!

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