Building Safe Workplaces

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

23 episodes of Building Safe Workplaces since the first episode, which aired on May 20th, 2020.

  • Episode 23: HASC & TEEX Discuss Making Safety Training More Accessible

    September 29th, 2021  |  30 mins 39 secs
    communication, engineer, leadership, management systems, operations, petrochemical, safety, safety training, teex, texas, texas a&m

    A deeper discussion with Texas A&M Engineering Extention Service (TEEX) bringing the CSHO Training Program to HASC and how CSHO makes safety training more accessible for those looking to advance their careers!

  • Episode 22: HASC & UTHealth COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates and Employer Legal Concerns

    September 9th, 2021  |  1 hr 32 mins
    covid, employment law, healthcare, mandates, vaccines

    Join HASC's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Tommy Hysler, as he discusses COVID-19 vaccine updates, mandates, and employer concerns with UTHealth's Dr. George Delclos and two legal experts from Morgan Lewis, Susan Feigin Harris, a healthcare law expert, and Daniel Kadish, an employment law expert.

  • Episode 21: COVID-19 Delta Variant Discussion with HASC Chief Medical Officer Tommy Hysler

    August 23rd, 2021  |  32 mins 46 secs

    HASC'S Chief Medical Officer discusses COVID-19 and the Delta Variant that we're currently seeing make an impact on our local communities and our nation as a whole.

  • Episode 20: The Power of Goal Zero with special guest speaker Sam Smolik

    July 15th, 2021  |  28 mins 47 secs
    communication, goal zero, leadership, management systems, operations, petrochemical, staff development, sustainability

    Russell Klinegardner and Sam Smolik discuss topics and themes throughout Smolik's newest book, The Power of Goal Zero, and how they can be used in today's workplace.

  • Episode 19: Learning and Innovation Training in an Industrial Environment

    June 17th, 2021  |  36 mins 17 secs
    innovation, learning, safety, safety training, training

    On this episode of Building Safe Workplaces, tune in to the topic of Learning and Innovation in an Industrial Environment. We are joined by special guest and Vice President of Learning and Innovation at the Health and Safety Council, Dick Hannah.
    Learn more about the different tactics that are implemented when designing training courses to produce the best learning environment, including virtual reality.

  • Episode 18: Hot Days and COVID-19: Heat Stress Prevention in 2021

    May 20th, 2021  |  1 hr 34 secs

    On this month’s podcast episode, we tune in to our Hot Days and COVID-19: Heat Stress Prevention in 2021 Webinar recorded on May 12, 2021. This webinar reviews heat illness prevention methods, COVID-19 safety measures, and what to do in the event of worker heat illness.

  • Episode 17: Assessing COVID-19 with a Certified Industrial Hygienist

    April 22nd, 2021  |  49 mins 35 secs

    Join us for another episode with Tommy Nipp featuring Certified Industrial Hygienist, Bob Borman, CIH, CSP. This week they discuss how they have been handling COVID19. Borman dives into his ability of assessing and controlling physical, chemical, biological, or environmental hazards present in the workplace.

  • Episode 16: An open conversation with OSHA representatives

    March 18th, 2021  |  51 mins 31 secs
    construction, industry, oil and gas, osha, safety, safety training

    Tune in to join the conversation on OSHA’s top citations, focus points, and trends.

  • Episode 15: Discover Rope Access Training

    February 25th, 2021  |  41 mins 27 secs
  • Episode 14: COVID-19 & The Vaccine

    January 21st, 2021  |  1 hr 43 mins

    Join Health and Safety Council (HASC) & The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health for this recorded webinar regarding COVID-19 & The Vaccine.

  • Episode 13: COVID-19's Impact on Industry

    December 17th, 2020  |  31 mins 35 secs

    On this episode, we talk with a Safety and Health Manager from COVESTRO about the impact of COVID-19 on facilities in the Oil & Gas industry. David talks us through the changes and day-to-day operations that were adapted to stay safe at work during this pandemic.

  • Episode 12: Returning to Work Safely Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic Webinar Recording

    November 19th, 2020  |  2 hrs 2 mins
    coronavirus, covid19, hasc, health, healthcare, occupational health, pandemic, return to work, safety

    Join HASC, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health, and the Charlotte Regional Safety and Health School for a discussion about returning to work safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Episode 11: Substance Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    October 29th, 2020  |  43 mins 17 secs
    coronavirus, covid19, hasc, health, healthcare, mental health, occupational health, pandemic, safety, substance abuse

    Join us for a discussion regarding COVID-19 and it's effect on mental illness and substance abuse.

  • Episode 10: COVID-19 & the Flu: An Employer's Outlook on the Potential Impact

    September 30th, 2020  |  1 hr 32 mins
    coronavirus, covid19, flu, health, influenza season, occupational health, safety

    Ensuring a safe workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic has been critical for every employer. As we approach the influenza season, which will be almost indiscernible from the COVID-19 virus, we have had numerous requests to offer recommendations on how to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.

  • Episode 9: Positive Impacts of Leadership Training

    September 3rd, 2020  |  16 mins 17 secs
    leadership, leadership training, occupational health, safety, training

    A discussion about the importance of leadership training and the positive impact that it can have on a workforce.

  • 1: COVID-19 Employer Testing Options

    July 22nd, 2020  |  1 hr 33 mins
    coronavirus, covid19, health, occupational health, safety, testing options for covid-19

    In today's episode, we listen to a previously recorded webinar regarding COVID-19 testing options.