Episodes

Duties of a Supervisor

Jan. 18, 2022

Our multi-part series on Supervisors continues with a discussion on “Duties of a Supervisor” with between host Ken Rayner and Alain Leger, IHSA’s Manager, Powerline Apprenticeship and Training.

Supervisors: “Identifying and Addressing Hazards”

Dec. 30, 2021

Our multi-part series on Supervisors continues with a discussion on “Identifying and Addressing Hazards” with IHSA Health and Safety Consultant, Alana Stewart.

The Competent Supervisor

Dec. 15, 2021

Our multi-part series on Supervisors kicks-off with a discussion with Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development’s Assistant Deputy Minister, Jody Young. Jody oversees the Fair, Safe and Healthy Workplaces Division,…

Winter Driving

Nov. 26, 2021

Whether you drive a commercial vehicle or a passenger vehicle, it’s always important to be fully aware of the hazardous road conditions created by winter weather. In this podcast, IHSA’s Ken Rayner and Michelle Roberts discu…

Dr. Joel Moody, Ontario’s New Chief Prevention Officer

Nov. 17, 2021

Dr. Joel Moody, Ontario’s new Chief Prevention Officer, joins IHSA to talk about his extensive background and offer his initial thoughts on the Prevention Office’s path forward. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/priva…

Preparing for your Internal Audit

Oct. 22, 2021

In this episode, Stacey Blea, HSMS Consultant, speaks to lead COR™ Auditor, Peter Smith about preparing for an internal COR™ audit. They cover context, resources, training, official documents and more as they really dig into…

Introducing the COR Team

Oct. 22, 2021

Introducing some of the roles within the COR™ department at the IHSA and the individuals who are filling those positions. Guests include: Scott Needs, Maren Gamble, Deb Moskal, David Dametto, Peter Smith, John Kelly and Sam …

Getting Started with COR(TM)

Oct. 22, 2021

A conversation with Paul Casey, Vice President of Programs and Strategic Development and David Steinschifter, Manager of Strategic Programs provides a starting point for those interested in getting into COR™ in Ontario. They…

Advancing workplace health and safety in Ontario

Sept. 14, 2021

Ron Kelusky, Ontario’s outgoing Chief Prevention Officer with the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, joins IHSA to discuss his background and successes in working with industry to advance workplace health a…

COVID-19: impacts and opportunities

Sept. 14, 2021

Ron Kelusky, Ontario’s outgoing Chief Prevention Officer shares his view on the impacts of COVID-19 and the opportunities it presented in raising the profile of workplace health and safety. Support the show: https://www.ihsa…

Prevention Works: The 5-year Strategy

Sept. 14, 2021

Ron Kelusky, Ontario’s outgoing Chief Prevention Officer looks at key points from the Prevention Office’s new 5-year strategy, Ron’s office’s key accomplishments during his tenure, and his view on the future of health and sa…

Customer Relations, Marketing, and Products

Aug. 19, 2021

In the fifth and final episode of our special series focusing on what IHSA is and what we do, Ken Rayner, Vice-President of Customer Relations, Market Development and Labour Relations discusses how IHSA’s customer service te…

Stakeholder and Industry Support

Aug. 5, 2021

In our fourth episode of IHSA’s five-part series on who we are and what we do, Dean Dunn, Vice-President of Stakeholder and Public Relations, discusses the Labour-Management Network and the important role its committees and …

Fostering a Culture of Health and Safety

July 22, 2021

Our special five-part series on IHSA continues with this third episode where we talk with Paul Casey, Vice-President of Programs and Strategic Development. Paul provides an overview of three important IHSA programs: the Cert…

IHSA Training and Operations

July 9, 2021

In this second episode of our five-part series on IHSA, we talk to Greg Williamson, Vice-President of High Risk Activity, Training and Operations. Greg talks to us about how companies become IHSA members, some of the high-ri…

IHSA and who we are

June 8, 2021

Our next five-part series of IHSA podcasts looks at who we are and what we do. Kicking off the series, IHSA President and CEO, Enzo Garritano, talks to us about IHSA’s history, our vision, and mission. We also look at the ke…

Fall protection quick facts

April 30, 2021

We wrap up our special five-part series on Falls Awareness with our series-long guest, Brian Barron from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development. In this final episode, we look at fall protection quick facts …

Working at heights (WAH) training requirements

April 30, 2021

Our five-part series on Falls Awareness continues with our series guest, Brian Barron from Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development. In this third episode we look at training requirements for workers when working …

Common enforcement concerns

April 30, 2021

This fourth episode in our five-part series on Falls Awareness looks at the most common issues identified by inspectors from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development when conducting inspections on different jo…

Workplace parties roles and responsibilities in preventing falls

April 30, 2021

In this second episode of our special Falls Awareness series, we continue our talk with Brian Barron from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development. We specifically look at the different roles and responsibilit…

Fall protection and when to use it

April 30, 2021

In this first episode of our special five-part series on Falls Awareness, we talk to Brian Barron, Senior Manager of the Construction Health and Safety Program within the Ministry of Labour. Our first discussion with Brian c…

Road safety and the “Big Four”

April 29, 2021

In our very first episode, we have the privilege of sitting down with OPP Sergeant Kerry Schmidt for a candid conversation about road safety. He breaks down the most common risky behaviors on the road—also known as the “Big …

Sharing the road safely with large trucks

April 29, 2021

Our candid road safety conversation with OPP Sergeant Kerry Schmidt continues as he shares what risky driving behaviours he sees on the road around transport trucks. Often drivers of passenger vehicles are not aware of the l…

Seasonal road safety tips for warmer weather

April 29, 2021

Warmer weather is great for getting out on the road, but it also means there is increased volume on the road and more vulnerable road users, like motorcyclists and construction workers, sharing the road too. IHSA’s Michelle …