WORKPLACE INJURY PREVENTION - A FIT FOR WORK PODCAST
Understanding the laws that support physical testing for employees - Part 1

Understanding the laws that support physical testing for employees - Part 1

December 2, 2019

Frank Alvarez of Jackson Lewis joins the FFW podcast to teach us how doing physical testing of employees follows the laws to prevent discrimination and how it can help companies place employees in the best environment to work as safe as possible.

Post offer testing and its benefits for your company and employees

Post offer testing and its benefits for your company and employees

November 15, 2019

Dr. Ben Hoffman talks with us about post offer testing and finding the right employees for your job, along with improving work processes at the same time with job analysis.

The National Importance of the ASSP For You

The National Importance of the ASSP For You

November 1, 2019

Diana Stegall, the National President of the American Society of Safety Professionals, lets us interview her about how the ASSP is able to be an invaluable resource to companies and individuals who work in and care about safety. She also discusses the ASSP's global reach, and how students and young professionals can benefit from membership and grants.

The $3,000,000 Wellness Challenge: Do these program work?

The $3,000,000 Wellness Challenge: Do these program work?

October 15, 2019

Al Lewis, a two time best selling author, joins the podcast to discuss the economics and effectiveness of wellness programs that require employees to participate in health challenges. He discusses how they affect employees personally and companies financially, all while providing a 3 million dollar challenge to anyone who can prove these programs save money.

How Near Miss-Near Hit Programs Improve Safety Culture

How Near Miss-Near Hit Programs Improve Safety Culture

October 1, 2019

Matt Herron, who is a Senior Safety Engineer at Southwest Research Institute, joins Ambjor and I to discuss the implementation of near miss-near hit programs. We also talk about how to keep these programs going so all employees feel responsible for safety.

Prescription Safety Glass Program Problems Solved

Prescription Safety Glass Program Problems Solved

September 15, 2019

Ken Erickson is an entrepreneur who sought to make a company that removes the inefficiency that come along with providing prescription safety glasses to employees. He founded Bridgmart to do just that, and we learn about how his company is making the whole process simpler for everyone involved

Running and participating in a successful ASSP chapter

Running and participating in a successful ASSP chapter

September 3, 2019

Today we interview Theresa English, who is the South Texas Chapter President of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). We learn the 5 W's of the society such as who can become a member, what their mission is, and how you can benefit with minimal time commitment.

Power Industrial Truck Training: Tips to make it effective

Power Industrial Truck Training: Tips to make it effective

August 15, 2019

In this episode Ambjor and I interview Damon Shodrock and we get to learn from his expertise about how to have a proper and complaint training program for power industrial trucks.

The Back School: An Interview with Ron Porter

The Back School: An Interview with Ron Porter

August 1, 2019

We spend some time talking with Ronald Porter about his company, The Back School. We discuss how he got started and how he is seeking to help individuals and companies take care of their employees.

Widening your hiring pool through ergonomics

Widening your hiring pool through ergonomics

July 15, 2019

James Rethaber joins the podcast to discuss how ergonomic assessments, when properly done, can dramatically reduce cost and widen the hiring pool of employees through making the job more accessible.