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054: Integrating Safety with Existing Processes

The SafetyPro Podcast

Release Date: 12/23/2018

174: Better Audits & Inspections w/Kyle Domin show art 174: Better Audits & Inspections w/Kyle Domin

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Get the Book Today! In this episode, talks with fellow safety professional, about conducting better audits and inspections. Based on a past article we wrote over on the about crafting better audit/inspection questions, you will hear tips to help you improve these activities overall. Please listen and share this episode with others. If you want to go more in-depth on this and other topics - become a  member (FREE to join). Premium Community members can access exclusive content like episode videos, video courses, templates/downloads, participate in live streams, and direct...

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173: NFPA 70E Updates w/Drew Hinton show art 173: NFPA 70E Updates w/Drew Hinton

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Get the Book Today! In this episode, the President of , , joins us from the 2023 VPPPA Safety+ Symposium in Orlando to discuss the latest NFPA 70E updates. Please listen and share this episode with others. If you want to go more in-depth on this and other topics - become a  member (FREE to join). Premium Community members can access exclusive content like episode videos, video courses, templates/downloads, participate in live streams, and direct message/live chat with the Safety Pro.  Visit for all of your facility marking needs. Order your free sample of floor...

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172: How Complacency Works w/Alex Paradies show art 172: How Complacency Works w/Alex Paradies

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Get the Book Today! In this episode, we talk with from ® about complacency regarding workplace incidents and what managers can do about it! Get the Book Today! Get the book that busts the "safety culture" myth and emphasizes defining clear roles and responsibilities to align safety initiatives with operational tasks. Explore how safety standard work can be effectively integrated into daily routines, fostering a collective commitment to safety from top to bottom. As well as how to measure your success. Please listen and share this episode with others. If you want to go more...

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171: Announcement - The Book 171: Announcement - The Book "Rethinking SAFETY Culture" Now Available

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Get the Book Today! Get the Book Today! Get the book that busts the "safety culture" myth and emphasizes defining clear roles and responsibilities to align safety initiatives with operational tasks. Explore how safety standard work can be effectively integrated into daily routines, fostering a collective commitment to safety from top to bottom. As well as how to measure your success. Please listen and share this episode with others. If you want to go more in-depth on this and other topics - become a  member (FREE to join). Premium Community members can access exclusive...

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170: Using a Cognitive Interview Technique for Safety Incidents show art 170: Using a Cognitive Interview Technique for Safety Incidents

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Workplace incidents are never something that employers and employees look forward to experiencing. However, they do happen, and it's important for everyone involved to understand what happened and how it happened, which will require you to interview those involved in the incident. So it stands to reason you will want to ask the right questions correctly to elicit the most accurate information possible. A cognitive interview technique is one of the most effective ways to do this. Please listen and share this episode with others. If you want to go more in-depth on this and...

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169: Firefighter Building Marking System w/Drew Hinton show art 169: Firefighter Building Marking System w/Drew Hinton

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President of , , joins us to discuss the Firefighter Building Marking system. Firefighters must have standardized building markings in place to ensure their safety and the safety of those they are trying to rescue. This cannot be overstated, as it can mean the difference between life and death in emergencies. Please listen and share this episode with others. If you want to go more in-depth on this and other topics - become a  member (FREE to join). Premium Community members can access exclusive content like episode videos, video courses, templates/downloads, participate...

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168: Preserve Hearing & Communications w/Nick Morrill show art 168: Preserve Hearing & Communications w/Nick Morrill

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In this episode, we talk with from about a common misconception when it comes to hearing protection at work. Please listen and share this episode with others. If you want to go more in-depth on this and other topics - become a  member (FREE to join). Premium Community members can access exclusive content like episode videos, video courses, templates/downloads, participate in live streams, and direct message/live chat with the Safety Pro.  Visit for all of your facility marking needs. Order your free sample of floor tape TODAY! Visit for all of your safety...

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167: Safety + Media = Narrative? show art 167: Safety + Media = Narrative?

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In this episode, we talk with our good friend, , President of , about media coverage of workplace safety and how narratives can help and hurt workplace safety efforts. Please listen and share this episode with others. If you want to go more in-depth on this and other topics - become a  member (FREE to join). Premium Community members can access exclusive content like episode videos, video courses, templates/downloads, participate in live streams, and direct message/live chat with the Safety Pro.  Visit for all of your facility marking needs. Order your free...

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166: Biases in Incident Deep Dives w/Alexander Paradies show art 166: Biases in Incident Deep Dives w/Alexander Paradies

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In this episode, we talk with from ® about things that can cloud our ability to see real problems in our processes and even comprehend "risky" situations and project what might happen. Please listen and share this episode with others. If you want to go more in-depth on this and other topics - become a  member (FREE to join). Premium Community members can access exclusive content like episode videos, video courses, templates/downloads, participate in live streams, and direct message/live chat with the Safety Pro.  Visit for all of your facility marking...

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165: The Evolving Injury Prevention Field w/Lori Frederic show art 165: The Evolving Injury Prevention Field w/Lori Frederic

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In this episode, Lori Frederic, from , the ever-evolving injury prevention profession. Listen up, safety pros; this is good information as you look for a service provider in this industry. Please listen and share this episode with others. If you want to go more in-depth on this and other topics - become a  member (FREE to join). Premium Community members can access exclusive content like episode videos, video courses, templates/downloads, participate in live streams, and direct message/live chat with the Safety Pro.  ** for all of your floor marking and facility...

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Integrating Safety with Business

Have you ever struggled to make your safety processes mesh with other existing business processes, like quality or maintenance? By using lean principles and tools it can be easy to do just that. Stop trying to convert workers and take the work to them, in terms/tools they are comfortable using.

This can be as simple as using a layered audit approach - piggyback off another inspection that is done frequently. Or leveraging existing operator checks, sprinkling safety-related checks in there. If there are chemical checks needed for quality then add checks for labels, SDS, spill kits, PPE, etc. to the list.

Using lean manufacturing is all about first asking what else are we doing that has worker's attention? Can we leverage those efforts? I read a pretty decent article touching on this and you can find it here: https://www.industryweek.com/safety/think-lean-make-safety-simpler

But for a deeper look and some real-world examples listen to this podcast episode. Be sure to share your tips on how you have been able to integrate safety with existing business processes. Send emails to [email protected]

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