Talk Safety to Me is a podcast from the North Dakota Safety Council where we discuss safety at home, in the workplace and in our communities. Hosted by Chuck Clairmont, NDSC CEO, Talk Safety to Me is recorded in Bismarck, ND, and can be heard on Radio Access 102.5 FM and online at RadioAccess.org or right here at NDSC.org/talksafetytome.
If you have a topic you’d like us to cover or if you’d like to be a guest, contact TiaS@ndsc.org.
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Episode 1 – “Meet Chuck!”
Meet NDSC’s Executive Director, Chuck Clairmont. Does he cry when talking about his passion for safety? Tune in to find out!
Episode 2 – “Driver Safety”
We sit down with our Driver Safety Manager, Terry Weaver. Listen as she answers a difficult “Would you rather?” question about dangerous driving.
Episode 3 – “Hunting Safety”
We talked to our resident hunting expert and safety consultant John Woutat. Listen to him explain why “kicking out urine on a regular basis” is vital for hunter safety.
Episode 4 “Emergency Operations Planning”
Meet our Training Director, Don Moseman. Learn how YOU can prevent tragedy rather than only reacting to it and how to protect your most valuable resource…which is your people!
Episode 5 “Holiday Safety Tips”
Listen to our Information Manager, Terry Alveshere talk about the Halloween Chicken story (you don’t want to miss this story)! Terry also provides some great safety tips for a safe Holiday season!
Episode 6 “Annual Safety Conference & Giving Hearts Day”
Listen to Chuck and Kristin talk about our Annual Health Conference and Giving Hearts Day!
Episode 7 “Board Member Randy Niles and the 49th Annual Safety Conference”
Chuck and NDSC Board Member Randy Niles discuss how safety picked him. Randy is the Safety Manager for American Crystal Sugar and a very serious foodie!
Episode 8 “Safety Leadership with Board Member Jason Uhlir”
Executive Director Chuck Clairmont and Senior Communications and Marketing Manager Tia Streeter talk with Jason Uhlir. Jason is the Safety Manager with Minnkota and also an NDSC Board Member
Episode 9 “Workplace Safety and Understanding OSHA with John Young”
NDSC Safety Consultant and former OSHA Bismarck Area Assistant Director John Young gives us an insider take on what makes some companies more successful with safety than others. Plus, don’t miss how he got started playing the bagpipes don’t miss this fascinating conversation with John and NDSC Executive Director Chuck Clairmont and Senior Communications and Marketing Manager Tia Streeter.
Episode 10 “Bilingual Courses with Safety Consultant Aglae Young”
Aglae Young has been with the NDSC for 8 years. She tells us about her favorite courses to teach, and her unique background. Plus, don’t miss the story of why CPR is the most special course she teaches. It’s a story about heartbreak, but also the power of giving back.
Episode 11 “Community Safety & Safetember”
Community Safety Manager Kathy Zander talks to Chuck and Tia about how her role at the Safety Council has changed over the years and just how busy Emergency Operations Planning is. Plus, hear about the September event Safetember at the NDSC.
Episode 12 “One Basin One Way with Ron Ness”
North Dakota Petroleum Council President Ron Ness sits down with Chuck and Tia to talk about the successful three years of training with One Basin One Way. Plus, what’s new for OBOW courses that will help create a more focused training mentality in the Bakken.
Episode 13 “Mental Health, OSHA 30 & More”
Associated Builders and Contractors of MN/ND’s Dale Larson joins NDSC CEO Chuck Clairmont. We discuss NRASP, a SPECIAL OSHA 30 course, what ABC is doing with a whole health approach to safety and so much more.
Episode 14 “WSI Director Art Thompson & the NDSC Conference”
New WSI Director Art Thompson joins NDSC Executive Director Chuck Clairmont to discuss the unique role that WSI plays in worker safety. Find out about new WSI programs, and those that you may not have ever heard of before that can create a safety difference in your workplace.