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#75: Finding the Best Way to Protect Your Workers

June 16, 2021 | 1 hours  5 minutes  41 seconds

In this episode of The Accidental Safety Pro, series host Jill James interviews Dr. Rachael Jones, who is an associate professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, as well as the Director of the Industrial Hygiene Program. Rachael is also Chief Editor of the Annals of Work Exposures and Health, the Journal of British Occupational Hygiene Society. Come listen to them discuss the creation of standards, Covid-19, and much more.

#74: Worker Memorial Day 2021

April 28, 2021 | 29 minutes  33 seconds

In this special episode of the podcast, we recognize Worker Memorial Day and remember those that have lost their lives while at work. Listen to a keynote speech given by our series host Jill James, about a tragic workplace fatality and the fallout from it.

#73: Safety Up North

April 21, 2021 | 56 minutes  1 seconds

In this episode of the podcast, series host Jill James interviews Ryan Quiring. Ryan is a 14 year veteran of functional safety engineering and process safety - and he’s been applying those principles to safety for the past six years. Ryan is also a Canadian native as well as the founder of his own company.

#72: Opiates and COVID-19

April 7, 2021 | 1 hours  10 seconds

​In this episode of The Accidental Safety Pro Podcast, series host Jill James interviews Eric Persaud. Eric is a doctoral candidate in public health at the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, at the State University of New York, Downstate Health Sciences University, and Eric will soon be defending his dissertation. Eric has a lot of insight on ways the pandemic has affected us in ways that might otherwise go unseen to the general public, like the rise in opiate overdose deaths.

#71: OSHA is Considering an Emergency Temporary Standard

March 24, 2021 | 46 minutes  52 seconds

In this special episode of the podcast, series host Jill James interviews Mark Catlin. We have Mark in the studio today because OSHA is talking about issuing an emergency temporary standard (ETS) in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

#70: From firefighting to ammonia

February 3, 2021 | 1 hours  31 minutes  20 seconds

In this episode of The Accidental Safety Pro Podcast, our guest is Gary Smith, President and CEO of the Ammonia Safety Training Institute. Gary has a remarkably storied career and a fascinating rise to where he is today. This is our longest episode ever because we couldn't pack Gary's story into just an hour. You won't want to miss this one!

#69: Safety from every perspective

January 20, 2021 | 1 hours  13 minutes  36 seconds

In this episode of The Accidental Safety Pro Podcast, Series host Jill James interviews Paul Penn. Paul is a Swiss Army Knife of emergency management, environmental management, and health & safety management. His safety and advocacy work has been making waves in the safety world for decades. Listen to all the great stories, advice, and more!

#68: The Immediate Responder

January 6, 2021 | 48 minutes  58 seconds

In this week's episode, series host Jill James speaks with Lindsay and Darcy, subject matter experts in Active Violence Emergency Response Training. Together, they're the founders and directors of AVERT.

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