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ASSP Healthcare Practice Specialty's Healthbeat Podcast

ASSP Healthcare Practice Specialty's Healthbeat Podcast

By ASSP HCPS Healthbeat
The Healthbeat Podcast is the podcast of the ASSP Healthcare Practice Specialty with subject matter experts in healthcare safety discussing relevant safety improvements to take care of those taking care of others.
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ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 39 - Professional Certifications
Our 39th episode features a fantastic panel discussion on professional certifications with ASSP leaders from the IH and Public Sector Practice Specialties and BISE. Thanks!
01:16:23
August 15, 2022
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 38 - Respiratory Protection Panel with NIOSH, Dave Thomas, and Chief Rush
Our 38th episode features a fantastic panel discussion with NIOSH leaders, Dave Thomas of REPSS, and Chief Doug Rush of Scopus Consultants discussing respiratory protection standards, programs, quality, and more. Thanks!
01:03:27
August 15, 2022
ASSP HCPS Healthbeat - Episode 37 - Safety & Communications with Morgan Ash
Our 37th episode features a great interview with Morgan Ash on effective partnerships between Safety and Communications. Thanks! 
48:24
May 15, 2022
ASSP HCPS Healthbeat - Episode 36 - Roadway Safety with the City of Houston's Vision Zero Leaders
Our 36th episode features a fantastic interview with the City of Houston's Vision Zero team as they diligently work on roadway safety with a comprehensive team, great partnerships, data analysis, and continual improvements to major metropolitan roadways. Joining us as Sofia Font and David Fields with the City of Houston's Planning and Development Department. Thanks! 
34:59
May 15, 2022
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 35 - Mindfulness with Simone Olivier
Our 35th episode features a fantastic interview with Simone Olivier about Mindfulness and how it impacts our overall health and effectiveness along with ways to improve it. Thanks! 
51:06
March 27, 2022
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 34 - Ergonomics with BISE
Our 34th episode features a fantastic interview with excellent ASSP leaders with the Blacks in Safety Excellence (BISE) Common Interest Group on Ergonomics. Thanks! 
53:31
March 27, 2022
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 33 - The Doctoral Journey
Our 33rd episode features a fantastic panel discussing the journey towards a doctorate degree. Thanks!
01:42:58
March 21, 2022
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 34 - Workplace Violence Prevention Panel, Part II - w/ Donna Zankowski & Dave Johnson
Our 34th episode is a collaboration with the Association for Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) and features a fantastic panel discussion on workplace violence prevention, a continuation of the discussion around the continued threat to healthcare workers. Donna Zankowski and Dave Johnson both return to discuss. Thanks! 
01:02:52
March 21, 2022
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 31 - Jeff Neumann on the Live Music Festival World and the Astroworld Festival Tragedy
Our 31st episode features a great interview with Jeff Neumann, a prolific career professional in the live music industry, on his experiences and perspectives on large music festivals and their safety protocols; we also discuss how these protocols relate to the tragic situation that occurred on the November 5th 'Astroworld' music festival. 
51:24
February 15, 2022
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 32 - Inspiration
Our 32nd episode features a fantastic panel of ASSP leaders discussing inspiration and the people, situations, books, and other things that have inspired them to excel in safety leadership. Thanks!
01:10:03
January 16, 2022
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 30 - Charity Dominguez at the City of Houston on Emergency Management
Our 30th episode features a great interview with Charity Dominguez, Regional Exercise Planner at the City of Houston on Emergency Management. Thanks!
01:10:23
January 16, 2022
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 29 - Tracy Davies-Fletcher on Nursing and Public Health
Our 27th episodes features a fantastic interview with Tracy Davies-Fletcher on Nursing and Public Health; thanks! 
42:40
January 16, 2022
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 28 - CMSgt (Retired) Doug Rush, CSP, CIH
Our 28th episode features a great interview with Doug Rush, a CIH and CSP (among other designations) and also a retired USAF Chief Master Sergeant in the BioEnvironmental Engineering field. Thanks! 
55:14
November 09, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 27 - Kelley Lombardo on Education and Training
Our 27th episode features a fantastic interview with Kelley Lombardo about her career and experiences as well as her expert perspectives on education and training, particularly for adults. Thanks!
41:28
November 09, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 26 - Camilo Olivieri on Burnout and Fatigue Prevention
Our 26th episode features a great interview with Camilo Olivieri about preventing burnout and fatigue as well as his career and experiences in safety and as a paramedic. Thanks!
44:33
November 09, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 25 - Bryce Griffler on Diversity and Inclusion
Our 25th episode features a fantastic episode from Bryce Griffler about his career and experiences as well as his ongoing work with diversity and inclusion, particularly with ASSP and the Emerging Professionals Common Interest Group. Thanks!
01:01:40
November 09, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 24 - Blacks in Safety Excellence (BISE)
Our 24th episodes features a fantastic interview with a panel discussion from leaders at BISE; we discuss their careers, experiences, perspectives, and news from the Blacks in Safety Excellence common interest group. Thanks! 
53:39
November 09, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat - Episode 23 - Public Sector Practice Specialty
Our 23rd episode features a great panel discussion with the Public Sector Practice Specialty's leadership; we discuss their careers, experiences, and perspectives on safety issues and also what's happening with their Practice Specialty. Thanks!
01:01:17
November 09, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 23 - Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty with Wesley Lashbrook
Our 23rd episode features a great interview with Wes Lashbrook at the Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty and a great discussion about his career, experiences, and perspectives on safety as well as what's new at the IHPS. Thanks!
41:16
November 09, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 22 - Ergonomics Practice Specialty with Rachel Michael
Our 22nd episode features a great interview with Rachel Michael of the Ergonomics Practice Specialty; along with her career, experiences, and perspectives on safety, we also discuss each Practice Specialty and how the healthcare industry relates to each. Thanks!
01:01:05
November 09, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 21 - Environmental Practice Specialty with Herbert Bell
Our 21st episode is a great collaboration with the Environmental Practice Specialty and an interview with Herbert Bell; we discuss his career and experiences along with wellness and other aspects. Thanks!
40:13
November 09, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 20 - Partnering with Staffing/HR and Sales to Increase Visibility w/ Tim Guerinot
Our 20th episode features a great interview with Tim Guerinot, a prolific staffing/HR and sales SME, to discuss safety partnerships with staffing and sales to increase visibility. Thanks!
55:08
September 22, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 19 - The Effects of Chronic Illness and Trauma on Team Members w/ Christy Maes
Our 19th episode features a great interview with Christy Maes about the effects of chronic illness and trauma on team members and how organizations can be allies. Thanks!
38:19
September 22, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 18 - A Needlestick/Sharps Injury and Blood/Body Fluid Exposure Prevention Panel
Our 18th episode features a fantastic panel discussion on needlestick/sharps injury and blood/body fluid exposure prevention with Dr. Amber Mitchell and Vicente Zuno. Thanks!
56:37
August 19, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 17 - Dr. Seamus Curran on Air Filtration and Disease Exposure Prevention
Our 17th episode features a fantastic conversation with Dr. Seamus Curran of the University of Houston on air filtration, air circulation, and disease exposure prevention. Thanks! 
41:16
August 19, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 16 - Rob Booth on C-CBRNE operations and public health operations
Our 16th episode has a fantastic conversation with Rob Booth and his outstanding career in U.S. Navy Counter-Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High Explosive operations and his transition into public health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks! 
36:33
August 11, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 15 - Norman Ritchie on Human Performance/Factors and More
Our 15th episode features a great interview with Norman Ritchie of vPSI, ASSP leader, and a great source of knowledge on human performance/factors, risk management, and much more. Thanks, Norman! 
01:15:14
July 26, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 14 - A Panel on Workplace Violence Prevention
Our 14th episode features a fantastic panel on workplace violence prevention from Donna Zankowski and Ami Straight, both outstanding Occupational Health leaders. Thanks to both of them for sharing their knowledge and experience!
52:27
July 22, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 13 - Safety Professionalism, Consulting, ASSP Leadership, and more with Abby Ferri, CSP
Our 13th episode features a fantastic episode with Abby Ferri, CSP ... safety leader, consultant, ASSP leader, and multi-level award winner! Thanks, Abby! 
01:02:04
July 07, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 12 - Higher Education and Healthcare Safety - Dr. Nancy Yuill
Our new episode features a fantastic interview with Dr. Nancy Yuill about her outstanding experiences as a Nurse Leader, Ph.D., College President and Dean, among others! Thanks, Dr. Yuill! 
52:48
July 06, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode - 11 - High-Reliability and Aviation Safety w/ Dr. Melissa Gresham
Our 11th episode features a great conversation with Dr. Melissa Gresham about safety cultures, high reliability, and aviation safety from her experiences and education from her career as a U.S. Army Kiowa helicopter pilot-in-command and her squadron's Safety Officer, her Ph.D. journey, and more. Thanks, Dr. Gresham! 
51:19
June 26, 2021
ASSP Healthbeat Podcast - Episode 10 - World-Class Safety Leadership - Shawn Galloway, CSP
Our 10th episode has a fantastic interview with marquee safety speaker, writer, and Fortune 500 consultant Shawn Galloway of ProAct Safety discussing world-class safety leadership and how to get there. Thanks, Shawn! 
49:37
June 18, 2021
ASSP HCPS Healthbeat - Episode 9 - 50 Years of Safety Evolution with Dave Johnson, Veteran Safety Journalist
Our 9th episode has an outstanding interview with Dave Johnson, veteran safety journalist, covering 50 years of safety evolution, current events, and advice. Thanks, Dave! 
01:24:45
June 15, 2021
ASSP HCPS Healthbeat - Episode 8 - Jeff Neumann on a different industry's perspective - safety in the music industry.
Our 8th episode has a fun conversation with Jeff Neumann, a prolific punk rock band tour manager (The Descendents, Rise Against, Less Than Jake, Bouncing Souls, and more) on safety in the music industry and comparing notes on safety practices for workplace violence prevention, fire safety, electrical safety, and more. Thanks, Jeff! 
45:25
May 09, 2021
ASSP HCPS Healthbeat - Episode 7 - Dave Thomas on Respiratory Protection
Our 7th episode has a great conversation with Dave Thomas of REPSS about respiratory protection over the years, current events, and effective programs. Thanks, Dave!
50:26
May 09, 2021
ASSP HCPS Healthbeat - Episode 6 - Jeff Peeples on PPE design, manufacturing, and distribution.
Our 6th episode has a great conversation with Jeff Peeples of Tomahawk Safety on PPE design, manufacturing, and distribution processes along with discussion about price gouging, counterfeiting, and pandemics. Thanks, Jeff! 
39:59
May 09, 2021
ASSP HCPS Healthbeat - Episode 5 - Needlestick Prevention, Sharps Injury Prevention, and much more w/ Dr. Amber Mitchell of the International Safety Center
Our fifth episode features Dr. Amber Mitchell and her expertise in needlestick/sharps injury prevention, bloodborne pathogen/body fluid exposure prevention and much more. 
52:16
April 20, 2021
ASSP HCPS Healthbeat - Episode 4 - Emergency Management in a Health System w/ Amber Johnson, MPA, CEM
Our fourth episode features an expert perspective on Emergency Management in a health system from Amber Johnson, MPA, CEM.
37:30
April 05, 2021
ASSP HCPS Healthbeat - Episode 3 - Public Sector and Military Safety w/ Brandon Hody, MS, CSP, CHSP
Our third episode features career advice and experiences in the public and military sectors with Brandon Hody, MS, CSP and CHSP. 
45:40
March 31, 2021
ASSP HCPS Healthbeat - Episode 1 - Ergonomics w/ Holly Bollin, MS, ASP and Dr. Bird, MD
Our first episode contains outstanding advice and improvement in healthcare ergonomics from Holly Bollin and Dr. Bird at the Akron Children's Hospital. 
22:23
March 31, 2021
ASSP HCPS Healthbeat - Episode 2 - EM and Healthcare w/ Todd De Voe, CEM
Our second episode features career advise and healthcare emergency management knowledge from EM Weekly's Todd De Voe.
58:08
March 31, 2021