Multimedia Library - Audio

Sep 29, 2011
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Distracted Driving: Myth or Fact?

In this edition, EHS Today puts the focus on distracted driving and gives listeners the information they need to create safer roadways. Jacy Good, a young woman who survived the car crash that killed her parents and was caused by a distracted driver, shares her story and discusses the need for cell-free roads. Next, David Strayer, Ph.D., of the University of Utah busts some common myths surrounding distracted driving....More
Nov 5, 2010
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2010 America's Safest Companies

This year, EHS Today honored 12 companies with America’s Safest Companies Awards. In this podcast edition, representatives from four of the winning companies share their secrets to safety success...More
Jul 29, 2010
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Sustainable Development Plans

Steve Ott, the sustainable business development manager for Cascades Tissue Group’s U.S. Commercial & Industrial Division, discusses how and why Cascades is creating a sustainable development plan. He shares the benefits and challenges surrounding SD plans; how worker safety, health and well-being come into play; the importance of stakeholder involvement; and more...More
May 19, 2010
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Employee Motivation and Incentives

In this edition, EHS Today Senior Editor Laura Walter speaks to Paul Balmert and Sean Roark to learn how incentive programs can encourage safe working behaviors, how leadership impacts motivation, how to design an effective incentives program and more...More
Mar 18, 2010
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Safety on the Road

Three experts discuss highway safety, including truck driving regulations, concerns about texting while driving and more. Guests include Rob Abbott, vice president of safety policy for the American Trucking Associations; Frank Silio, professional truck driver and America's Road Team captain; and leadership expert Dr. Aubrey C. Daniels...More
Oct 6, 2009
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Incentive and Reward Programs

In this special podcast edition, EHS Today turns the microphone over to the experts at ProAct Safety to discuss how to effectively transition from safety incentive programs to safety reward programs. Learn the differences between the two types of programs, why reward systems are less complex and how, if implemented correctly, they can be as effective while avoiding the potential difficulties that can arise with the more complicated incentives programs...More
Sep 3, 2009
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Profiting from Sustainability

In this podcast, Deborah R. Roy, corporate director of health, safety and wellness at L.L. Bean, suggests tips, tools and resources for eco-minded companies interested in taking the sustainable path to cost savings by reducing energy use. Next, Dr. Peter Layde, professor of population health and co-director of the Injury Research Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin, discusses the hidden costs of energy production and how shifting to renewable energy sources could have occupational health benefits for U.S. workers....More
Jul 8, 2009
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Controlling Workers' Comp Costs

In this edition, EHS Today Associate Editor Laura Walter speaks to Teresa Long of WorkComp Professionals to learn how to keep workers' comp costs under control, from preventing injuries in the first place to developing smart return-to-work practices. Next, Pam Ferrante of JC Safety and Environmental Inc., speaks about effective crisis and risk communication. Peter Greaney, M.D., wraps up the podcast with some injury and illness management tips....More
Mar 4, 2009
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Gas Flow Measurement

EHS Today Editor Sandy Smith speaks to Scott Calvert, vice president of Bios International Corp., to learn why primary standards and specific accreditations are so important in primary gas flow measurement. Bios International is a world leader in gas flow measurement and provides products and services for professionals in the fields of occupational health and safety, environmental protection, industrial process control and more....More
Jan 27, 2009
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Health Promotion on a Budget

Jane Ellery, Ph.D., assistant professor and associate professor for the Fisher Institute for Wellness and Gerontology, speaks to EHS Today about how companies can develop or implement health promotion programs on a budget. Next, EHS Today Publisher Steve Minter interviews William Bullock, Ph.D., industrial hygiene manager for CSX Transportation, to explore this topic further and learn how EHS professionals are uniquely positioned to take a leading role in workplace health promotion....More

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