• Home
  • Archive by category "Podcasts"
  • (Page 2)

Respect For People And A3

< 1 min read Bill Greider of P4 Lean Strategy Consulting Details. Lean thinker Bill Greider coaches companies on using “A3” teams to do bite-sized improvements all around a company. With A3, businesses can fix near-misses, production inefficiencies and even customer complaints. A3 employs “respect for people” from the Toyota Production System. Scroll to …

Read moreRespect For People And A3

OSHA Inspections: What To Expect

< 1 min read Gary Beck, Enforcement Manager of OSHA, Oregon Details. What can safety managers expect during inspections? An OSHA Enforcement Manager answers 18 inspection questions, separating fact from fiction. Dan Clark interviews Gary Beck, Enforcement Manager of OSHA, Oregon on how to prepare for inspections. Mr. Beck explains that you shouldn’t be …

Read moreOSHA Inspections: What To Expect

Lean IT and Business

< 1 min read Steve Bell – Lean IT and Business Details. Lean IT expert Steve Bell helps solve the long-standing battle between a company’s goal of Continuous Improvement and IT’s perceived lack of agility. It’s a constant friction between managemeet wanting computer/network changes now, and IT wanting to slow the pace and do …

Read moreLean IT and Business

Do A Combustible Dust Test

< 1 min read Preventing Fatal Accidents at Work Details. Fine metal or organic particles can burst into flames. Dust explosions can happen in a confined space without notice. Hear dust and flammability expert Dr. Ashok Dastidar discuss a Go/No-Go test, and how to collect a sample of dust in your facility. Dr. Dastidar …

Read moreDo A Combustible Dust Test

High Noise Levels Cause Injuries

5 min read Loud workplaces are unsafe Details. If you have to shout to be heard by a coworker, even though they’re right next to you, you’re at a higher risk for on-the-job injuries. Prof. Tony Leroux of the University of Montréal tells about his group’s recent study on hearing loss related to …

Read moreHigh Noise Levels Cause Injuries

Ending Deadly Workplace Accidents

< 1 min read Preventing Fatal Accidents at Work Details. In the United States, 4000 to 4500 people die in the workplace every year. Predictive Solutions’ primary goal is to end deadly workplace accidents by the end of this century. Their General Manager, Griffin Schultz, explains to Dan Clark how this can become a …

Read moreEnding Deadly Workplace Accidents

Are Workers Good Safety Observers?

8 min read Can you count on regular employees to monitor safety? Details. Can you count on regular employees to monitor safety? Cary Usrey of Predictive Solutions gives his opinion, and the research to back it up. Cary started his career in the U.S. Navy’s Nuclear Power Program. Cary graduated with his Associate’s …

Read moreAre Workers Good Safety Observers?

Chris Holcombe – No-Itch, Flame-Resistant Clothes

< 1 min read Bulwark FR develops comfortable, flame-resistant workwear Details. Chris Holcombe VP, GM of Bulwark FR, describes their breakthrough in flame-resistant clothing. Clothing that is NOT hot, heavy, stiff or itchy. With their partner Milliken & Company, Bulwark is creating light and breathable clothes which give protection from flash fires and arc …

Read moreChris Holcombe – No-Itch, Flame-Resistant Clothes

The Safety Iceberg

< 1 min read The Safety Iceberg…and the Cultural Iceberg Details. Just 10% of workplace safety issues are obvious. Rosa Carrillo suggests that 90% lurk below the waterline due to cultural lack of awareness. She discusses this safety iceberg with host Dan Clark in this podcast. Ms. Carrillo is a safety consultant, speaker, author …

Read moreThe Safety Iceberg

The 5-Second Rule Is Real

< 1 min read Prof. Anthony Hilton – Aston University – Scientists Prove The Five-Second Food Rule Does Exist Details. Is it safe to eat food you dropped on the floor in the employee lunchroom? Prof. Anthony Hilton, head of Biology and Biomedical Sciences at Aston University, Birmingham, England, reveals the results of his …

Read moreThe 5-Second Rule Is Real

Be A Safety Role Model

< 1 min read Krista Hoffmeister’s study of Safety Leadership Details. If company owners and managers set a good example, does on-the-job safety improve for workers? That question was posed by Krista Hoffmeister, a student at Colorado State University. Krista is part of a Safety Management Applied Research Team which surveyed workers, then published …

Read moreBe A Safety Role Model

Free Safety Resources

< 1 min read Dave Weber Offers Free Resources at SafetyAwakenings.com Details. Former OSHA inspector, Dave Weber, explains why he offers free safety resources at his website, SafetyAwakenings.com.

Dave says “My father and my uncle were both seriously hurt in on-the-job accidents…I get a lot of satisfaction from sharing information and resources with other folks …

Read moreFree Safety Resources

Starting Continuous Improvement

< 1 min read Jeff Hajek of Velaction on creating a continuous improvement culture Details. Jeff Hajek of Velaction talks about creating a continuous improvement culture, and what kind of structure a company needs to support it, in this podcast hosted by Antonio Ferraro Mr. Hajek is the author of “Whaddaya Mean I Gotta …

Read moreStarting Continuous Improvement

Lean Success Stories

< 1 min read Matt Wrye says double-down on safety and efficiency with 5S and Lean Details. Matt Wrye is a Lean implementer, with a passion for continuous learning on all subjects related to business and Lean. He is writer and publisher of the Lean blog BeyondLean.WordPress.com. Matt has worked in multiple business positions, …

Read moreLean Success Stories