Curtis and Ambjor discuss with Forrest Richardson, CSP, ARME, a case study on what neglecting machine guarding cost both a company and their employees. Forrest gives great advice on how to avoid pitfalls as well as how to simply and systematically make changes to keep employees safe and make sure your worksite is compliant with national regulations.
Ambjor and Curtis interview Dr. James Rethaber, Ph.D., CPE, LSSMBB, to have him answer frequent questions about job rotations, such as: Is it worth the hassle, what are common mistakes to avoid, and how quickly can I see benefits? James shares what he has learned in 15+ years experience and research to help you save time and money when implementing job rotations at your worksite.
Eric Gislason, Executive Director of National Association of Safety Professionals and Dr. James Rethaber, Vice President of Technical Operations at Fit for Work, share their expertise regarding the role ergonomics plays in workplace injuries and how to identify those risk factors to keep your employees safe and healthy.
Ruth Neuman, PT, MBA/HA, CEAS II, REAS, PMEC, Senior Ergonomist in Workforce Safety at Northwell Health has dedicated her career to improving ergonomics as well making those improvements accessible to all the workforce in simple and effective ways. She gives us tips and tricks by sharing her knowledge on how to increase the success of ergonomic initiatives at your worksite.
Forrest Richardson, CSP, ARME, is with Ambjor and Curtis to answer the frequently asked question of how to stay motived as a safety professional who is in charge of motivating others to be safe. We discuss clear and simple solutions you can use as a motivator to keep the safety culture high at your Business.
Stephanie Stiles, ATC, has over 8 years experience onsite with seasonal workers in the road construction industry. She answers some frequently asked questions for us today on best practices for returning employees to work after seasonal layoffs, which can be applied to extended leaves and even to new hires that have not worked in a physical job setting.
Considered to be the pioneer of post-offer pre-employment testing, Larry Feeler, PT, CEAS, NRCME, discusses the value of the DOT physical while also doing post-offer pre-employment functional testing. As the CEO and founder of WorkSTEPS, Larry shares experiences and analogies gathered in his over 35 years in the business, painting a picture that when done together these tests can help reduce injuries and work comp claims while increasing productivity.
Considered the father of Post Offer Testing, Larry Feeler, PT, CEAS, NRCME, joins the podcast to give clear and simple answers to common questions about post-offer testing in the workplace. He shares his 30+ years of experience to give you the insight to understand how post offer testing can be a long-term value at your workplace.
Ambjor and Curtis have a great discussion with two experienced Injury Prevention Specialist, Andy Accacian and Rachel Beck. Both have combined for over 10 years of focusing on early intervention and they share how using simple action items focused on prevention will make your workforce healthier and more productive.
Ambjor and Curtis talk with James Rethaber, Ph.D., CPE, LSSMBB, Vice President of Technical Operations at Fit For Work, about the current state of wearable technology in the industrial setting workplaces. We find out some what the most up to date research is saying about long-term effects of wearables and what using both exoskeletal and data capturing technology can, and cannot, do for your employee.