Safety Wars
Safety from a point of view that you didn't see coming.
Safety Wars Live 11-30-2022
December 1, 2022 • 60 MIN
Today on Safety Wars we are talking about our regular news and commentary segment that is safety related. We discuss the Methylene Chloride Standard since it was in the news today, being a peacemaker at work, mental health issues and commentary on the possibility of the railroad strike. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM
Safety Wars Live 11-29-2022
November 30, 2022 • 60 MIN
Today on Safety Wars we are talking about our regular news and commentary segment that is safety related. Today we discuss monkey pox (pox), the CDC, and mercury poisoning. We discuss the dangers of deep frying turkey’s, and Calibration of air sampling equipment.. What you don’t hear on the regular news as usual. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com.
Safety Wars Live 11-28-2022
November 29, 2022 • 237 MIN
On today's Safety Wars Live Jim discusses his wife's accident from last Wednesday, Lying with Statistics, and Workplace Stress. This was broadcast live on Monday Evening on SafetyFM.com from 8 to 9 PM EST. For all your Safety Consulting needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or jim@safetywars.com
Safety Wars Live 11-21-2022
November 22, 2022 • 59 MIN
Today on Safety Wars we are talking about our regular news and commentary segment that is safety related. We discuss the dangers of deep frying turkey’s, and Calibration of air sampling equipment.. What you don’t hear on the regular news as usual. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com
Safety Wars Live 11-16-2022
November 17, 2022 • 59 MIN
Today on Safety Wars we are talking about our regular news and commentary segment that is safety related. We discuss a LinkedIN post of Jim's on wages, along with Caterpillar's recent citation from OSHA and a discussion on OSHA Penalties. What you don’t hear on the regular news as usual. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM #Jimpoesl #safetywars #insurepeoplefirst #safetyfm #jayallen #HOP #Humanandorganizationalperformanc #safety #osha #safetywarslive #jcptechnicalservices #safetytraining #insurance #confinedspaceentry #caterpiller #ukraine #wages www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com
Safety Wars Live 11-15-2022
November 16, 2022 • 58 MIN
News and comments. The stories you hear on Safety Wars Live are often the one's you hear on late night news and talk shows or even morning shows. But we report on them first. Today on Safety Wars we are talking about our regular news and commentary segment that is safety related. We discuss plastic gas cans, and the pro's and con's of site orientation training apps. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM #Jimpoesl #safetywars #dawnbecker #insurepeoplefirst #safetyfm #jayallen #HOP #Humanandorganizationalperformanc #safety #osha #safetywarslive #jcptechnicalservices #safetytraining #insurance #confinedspaceentry www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com
Safety Wars November 7, 2022
November 8, 2022 • 60 MIN
A summary of today's news and views. A discussion on Rules for Radicals and how it applies to safety. For all your safety needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or email us at jim@safetywars.com We are on Youtube as safety wars.
Safety Wars November 1, 2022
November 2, 2022 • 59 MIN
The regular news and view for safety on November 1, All Saints Day. Starting a 38 minutes we discuss the CO2 poisoning at LAX and have a brief discussion on CO2. What the news does not tell you. We broadcast at 8 PM EST and 5 PS on the West Coast of the US and Canada on safetyfm.com For your health and safety needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or jim@safetywars.com.
Safety Wars Live October 27, 2022
October 28, 2022 • 57 MIN
Today on Safety Wars we are talking about our regular news and commentary segment that is safety related. We go into a longer discussion on exposure standards, biological, and mold sampling. We stress the need for "getting out in front of" workplace hazards. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM #Jimpoesl #safetywars #dawnbecker #insurepeoplefirst #safetyfm #jayallen #HOP #Humanandorganizationalperformanc #safety #osha #safetywarslive #jcptechnicalservices #safetytraining #insurance #confinedspaceentry #mold #iaq
Safety Wars Live 10-24-2022
October 25, 2022 • 59 MIN
oday on Safety Wars we are talking about our regular news and commentary segment that is safety related, and what you don’t hear on the regular news as usual. We also discuss Confined Space Entry Hazards since we have reported on two accidents in the last month. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM
Daniel Krause Interview, Former NJLP Chairman
October 19, 2022 • 54 MIN
Today, a controversial show. We interview former NJ Libertarian Party Chair Daniel Krause. We discuss the Libertarian view on Safety and Laws. This interview was from earlier this year and has become very apropos today. NJLP.org For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM #Jimpoesl #safetywars #dawnbecker #insurepeoplefirst #safetyfm #jayallen #HOP #Humanandorganizationalperformanc #safety #osha #safetywarslive #jcptechnicalservices #safetytraining #insurance #Libertarian #NjLibertarianparty #NJLP www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com
Dawn Becker Interview 2022 Part 2
October 18, 2022 • 31 MIN
Today we have part 2 of our conversation with Dawn Becker of Insure People First. InsurePeopleFirst.com. Part 2 is a discussion on insurance issues of electric car fires and their placement. What you don’t hear on the regular news as usual. Dawn Becker and PeopleFirst Property and Casualty Insurance can be found on Twitter @Dawnbecker and @Peoplefirstpc For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM #Jimpoesl #safetywars #dawnbecker #insurepeoplefirst #safetyfm #jayallen #HOP #Humanandorganizationalperformanc #safety #osha #safetywarslive #jcptechnicalservices #safetytraining #insurance www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com
Dawn Becker Interview 2022 Part 1
October 17, 2022 • 30 MIN
Today we have part 1 of our conversation with Dawn Becker of Insure People First. InsurePeopleFirst.com. Part 1 is an update on the Champlain Towers collapse of June of 2021 and the insurance issues and settlements. What you don’t hear on the regular news as usual. Dawn Becker and PeopleFirst Property and Casualty Insurance can be found on Twitter @Dawnbecker and @Peoplefirstpc For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM #Jimpoesl #safetywars #dawnbecker #insurepeoplefirst #safetyfm #jayallen #HOP #Humanandorganizationalperformanc #safety #osha #safetywarslive #jcptechnicalservices #safetytraining #insurance
Safety Wars Live 10-14-2022
October 15, 2022 • 60 MIN
Today on Safety Wars Live we are talking about our regular news and commentary segment that is safety related. with a brief discussion on how to find what type of work environment you are in general industry, construction, maritime, or agriculture. Then we delve into permit required confined spaces. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com
Safety Wars Live October 13, 2022
October 15, 2022 • 59 MIN
Today on Safety Wars Live we are talking about our regular news and commentary segment that is safety related. with a brief discussion on Permit Required Confined Spaces. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM
Safety Wars Live 10-12-2022
October 13, 2022 • 58 MIN
Today on Safety Wars Live we are talking about our regular news and commentary segment that is safety related. with a brief discussion on how to find what type of work environment you are in general industry, construction, maritime, or agriculture. Then we delve into permit required confined spaces. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday NIGHT AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM
Safety Wars Live 10-10-2022
October 11, 2022 • 55 MIN
Today on Safety Wars Live we are talking about our regular news segment with a brief discussion on the OSHA Whistleblower program that encompasses 20 federal laws, some not even safety related. We finish off with a discussion on Statement analyses. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday NIGHT AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com #JayAllen #SafetyFM #RatedRSafetyshow #JimPoesl #JCPTechnical #SafetyWars #Power #oshaoutreach #OSHA10 #AlecBaldwin #StatementAnalyses #Whistleblower
Safety Wars Live October 5, 2022
October 6, 2022 • 59 MIN
Today on Safety Wars Live we are talking about our regular news segment with an update on Alec Baldwin and the movie “Rust” accident from last October, A letter to OSHA from the Committee on Education and Labor, and several other stories. We then conclude the program with describing OSHA Outreach Training specifically for construction. We do all 4 OSHA Outreach Training Subject areas. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday NIGHT AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com
Safety Wars Live 10-04-2022
October 5, 2022 • 60 MIN
Today on Safety Wars Live we are talking about safety courses for the EPA Lead Program, the new OSHA Outreach center in Denver, Colorado, and the importance of walking. We also go into the ongoing hurricane response and how blame fixes nothing. We discuss OSHA’sguidance document on Safety and health programs. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday NIGHT AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com
Safety Wars Live 10-3-2022
October 4, 2022 • 57 MIN
Today on Safety Wars Live we are talking about the Clean Water Act and the Scotus docket, the recent CDC report on improving their organization, and the Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety standards for FY 2022 For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday NIGHT AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com
Safety Wars Live 9-29-2022
September 30, 2022 • 50 MIN
Today on Safety Wars we continue our ongoing Disaster Preparation Month 2022 Programing. Today we are talking about PPE including chemical protective clothing, high visibility clothing, eye and ear protection. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY Weekday NIGHT AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com
Safety Wars Live 9-28-2022
September 29, 2022 • 57 MIN
Today on Safety Wars we continue our ongoing Disaster Preparation Month 2022 Programing. Today we are talking about foot protection as well as news. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY NIGHT AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com #JayAllen #SafetyFM #RatedRSafetyshow #JimPoesl #JCPTechnical #SafetyWars #Power #handprotection #foot protection#disasterprep #prepare
Safety Wars Live 9-27-2022
September 28, 2022 • 58 MIN
We now have a weekday program on Safetyfm.com. Safety Wars Live. We started broadcasting recently this was one of our first broadcasts. We cover Safety and Environmental News, then commentary and in this episode we talk about Hand Protection, Hierarchy of Controls, and Left of the Bang. Enjoy. Like and share us on social media. For all of your health and safety needs give us a call at 845-269-5772. www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com
Communication
September 21, 2022 • 13 MIN
Today on Safety Wars we continue our ongoing Disaster Preparation Month 2022 Programing. Today we are talking about Communication during a disaster. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY NIGHT AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM www.safetywars.com
Power & Energy Needs During a Disaster
September 21, 2022 • 15 MIN
Today on Safety Wars we continue our ongoing Disaster Preparation Month 2022 Programing. Today we are talking about Power and Energy Needs in a Disaster. This whole podcast is based on a conversation Jim had with a family member over the weekend. For all of your consulting and training needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or drop us an email at Jim@safetywars.com. WE NOW HAVE A LIVE SHOW EVERY NIGHT AT 8 TO 9 PM EST ON SAFETYFM.COM www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com
First Aid Preparation in a Disaster
September 14, 2022 • 22 MIN
First Aid Kits. To continue our theme this month on Disaster Preparation Jim talks about first aid kits, specifically the stuff that is not included in them, and planning and knowing the locations of appropriate medical care for when disaster strikes. First Aid incidents are normally what we will be faced with rather than major disasters. For any First Aid CPR and AED in person training please call us at 845-269-5772 or email us at Jim@safetywars.com. www.safetywars.com, www.jcptechnical.com. For all your health and safety needs contact us at 845-269-5772 or Jim@safetywars.com. #jayallen #jcptechnical #safety wars #jimpoesl #disasterprep #prepper #firstaid #CPR #AED #firstaidcpraed #safetyfm https://youtu.be/VqSlvUnpuYA
Medical Information During Disasters
September 13, 2022 • 10 MIN
Medical Information. To continue our theme this month on Disaster Preparation Jim talks about medical information, specifically medicine lists for loved one’s (or yourself). It’s imperative that you have this information organized not only for medical emergencies but for routine visits to the doctor. www.safetywars.com, www.jcptechnical.com. For all your health and safety needs contact us at 845-269-5772 or Jim@safetywars.com. #jayallen #jcptechnical #safety wars #jimpoesl #safetyfm https://youtu.be/FRAbYutnHbQ
Flood Preparation
September 12, 2022 • 18 MIN
Today Jim discusses Flood Preparation during Disaster Prep Month 2022. Jim Poesl shares Ready.gov resources and his personal experience from Hurricane Ida and Superstorm Sandy. Visit us at www.safetywars.com and we are also on most podcast platforms as Safety Wars. https://podcasts.bcast.fm/safety-wars. LinkedIN https://www.linkedin.com/in/jim-poesl-csp-chmm-cie-1952aa6/@UChaqVunN9iBElvopscUAXlA. For all your health and safety needs contact us at jim@safetywars.com or call us a 845-269-5772.
Replay of 9-11-2021 Program
September 11, 2022 • 8 MIN
This is a replay of the 9-11-2021 program. These are still my thoughts. Take time out today and this week to tell your 9-11 story with your family, friends and community.
Suicide
September 9, 2022 • 9 MIN
This week is Suicide Prevention Week, specifically focused on Construction workers. Video at https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6973680949708386304/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5lWbzAm8uo
Food in Disaster Preparation
September 8, 2022 • 22 MIN
Jim addresses food prep for a disaster. Food, Fuel, generators, security, animals, food allergy, supermarkets, survival seed banks, growing your own food what goes first? Can you get to know your local farmers and build up a rapport and get your food directly from your farmer. Communities working together for security. Jim Poesl is an OSHA Authorized Disaster Response Trainer. Give us a call at 845-269-5772 or contact Jim at Jim@safetywars.com #food #disasterprep #prepper #jimpoesl #jayallen #safetyfm #safetywars #jcptechnicalservices
Water in Disaster Preparation
September 7, 2022 • 16 MIN
We are continuing the theme of disaster preparation for Disaster Preparation Month 2022 in the US. Today we discuss water supplies and things to consider. Please contact us for all of your safety needs at 845-269-5772 or at jim@safetywars.com. Jim Poesl is an OSHA Authorized Disaster Worker Trainer and has taught many different groups on disaster preparation and work.
Disaster Preparedness Month Introduction
September 2, 2022 • 9 MIN
Now in our 5th Year, we are releasing information on disasters for Disaster Preparation Month. There are 4 different types of disasters as Jim describes them. 1. 0-24 hours 2. 24 to 72/96 hours 3. 96 hours to 30 day and then 4. 30 days plus. All of them have their needs. If you have any topics you want me to cover text me at 845-269-5772 or e-mail me at Jim@safetywars.com. Thanks for your support.
August 29th Biological Hazard Updates
August 30, 2022 • 18 MIN
Jim gives an update on polio, monkey pox, Covid-19 and the emerging Tomato Flu.
Gulf Oil Spill and Asthma
August 25, 2022 • 24 MIN
Jim discusses the NIH study released this week and asthma. Jim gives the inside story on the training he gave and how the job was managed. YOU WILL NOT HEAR ANYTHING LIKE THIS ANYWHERE ELSE. For all your health and safety needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or email us at jim@safetywars.com
Safety in the News August 23, 2022
August 24, 2022 • 23 MIN
We cover OSHA citations recently issued for a roofing contractor, major retail store, a utility, and our ongoing coverage of Monkey Pox.
Safety Revolution and HOP
August 19, 2022 • 20 MIN
Jim talks about the need for a safety revolution instead of evolution. He then talks about Todd Conklin's 5 principles of HOP. www.safetywars.com, www.jcptechnical.com, for all of your safety needs give us a call at 845-268-5772 or drop us a note at jim@safetywars.com.
Safety in the News 8-17-2022 Anne Heche RIP
August 18, 2022 • 19 MIN
Today Jim gives updates to the Polio outbreak in NY, an update on the Rust shooting, the FBI has released some more information, and the death of Anne Heche. What kind of society do we want shame and blame, or learn and improve? He discusses drunk driving policy and calls for a better system to manage mental health and addiction to reduce the fatality and injury rates. www.safetywars.com, for all your safety needs call Jim at 845-269-5772 or email him at jim@safetywars.com
The Trumpeter
August 15, 2022 • 14 MIN
Jim reads Aesops Fable "The Trumpeter" and relates two stories on how this ancient story applies to modern safety. For any of your Health and Safety needs give us a call at 845-269-5772 or send an email to jim@safetywars.com.
Polio Update and Monkey Pox Commentary
August 9, 2022 • 15 MIN
Jim gives and update on the Polio situation in his community. He then goes on commentary about Monkey Pox. Give us a call at 845-269-5772 for all your Health and Safety needs. You may email us at jim@safetywars.com. www.safetywars.com
Immutable Laws of Project Management
August 4, 2022 • 6 MIN
A lighter episode today. Jim goes down memory lane....again and shares an old "junk fax" that used to go around that he recently rediscovered on the internet. The 15 Immutable Laws of project management. It's a humorous take on project management. As always for all of your health and safety needs you can call us at 845-269-5772 or send us an email at jim@safetywars.com or visit us at www.safetywars.com. "original source". https://khanmjk-outlet.blogspot.com/2017/02/the-immutable-laws-of-project-management.html?m=0
RIP Nichelle Nichols. Be an Inspiration Like Her.
August 3, 2022 • 8 MIN
This past weekend we lost one of my favorite people in Hollywood Nichelle Nichols who played the first Lt. Uhura on Star Trek the Original Series and subsequent movies. Jim and his family met her one afternoon several years ago. She was an inspiration and surrounded by inspiration. Work to inspire people in your own life. RIP.
Issues with a Retailer
July 31, 2022 • 9 MIN
Retailer is some of the most challenging areas to do safety in. This episode talks about the proposed OSHA citations for a retailer. For health and safety support for your organization contact us at jim@safetywars.com or 845-269-5772.
The Return of Mask Mandates
July 30, 2022 • 14 MIN
What's a safety professional to do with the mask mandates returning in several cities. There are ways of managing the pushback and compliance. Jim discusses what he does. Contact Jim for all of your health and safety needs at 845-269-5772 or jim@safetywars.com.
Treat People with Respect
July 28, 2022 • 9 MIN
In this episode Jim talks about a situation described by a listener about what happens when you scream and yell at people offering help. It didn't turn out so well for a contractor. Contact us at 732-259-5772 or jim@safetywars.com for your health and safety needs.
Polio in Rockland County and Communicating Hazards
July 25, 2022 • 9 MIN
On this episode Jim talks about a polio case in his home county, Rockland County, NY. He then discusses the importance of looking deeper into a situation rather than listening to the headlines that we are given in the news. Don't let yourself be manipulated.
Safety In the News 7-15-2022 Nuclear PSA
July 15, 2022 • 12 MIN
On today's episode, Jim discusses the PSA from NYC on being prepared for a nuclear event. Jim does Outreach Training for Disaster Response Workers along with many other training classes. Visit us at www.safetywars.com or call us at 8450269-5772 or jim@safetywars.com for more information. The PSA is included under "fair use" because we are doing commentary.
Safety in the News July 6, 2022
July 7, 2022 • 26 MIN
Jim discusses two recent OSHA press releases on repeat offenders at OSHA and discovers the recent Supreme Court decision between West Virginia and the USEPA. At 20 min Jim talks about his opinion on the decision. Along with a path forward. Be the safety leader we need to be, be informed. Below are some helpful websites. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/21pdf/20-1530_n758.pdf https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10745
Getting All the Facts--Safety Revolution
June 28, 2022 • 11 MIN
Jim would like to thank everyone who sent their condolences on the death of his father Walter Poesl last week. Today we talk about getting to know the other person's point of view and telling the truth and getting the truth as part of fighting the Safety War.
Safety in the News 6-13-2022
June 13, 2022 • 16 MIN
Jim is changing the format a little on the podcasts, you will hear “Safety in the News” stories, and then you will get commentary Today’s stories for June 13, 2022. 1. Workers almost drowned in vat of chocolate 2. OSHA record keeping not happening according to the government accounting office 3. US Navy Safety Stand Down Commentary: Safety Stand Downs, successes and pitfalls. #USNAVY #Safetypause, #safetywars #safetyfm #jayallen #safetywarslive #recordkeeping #jimpoesl #jcptechnicalservices #safetywars www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com jim@safetywars.com 845-269-5772
General Duty Clause Outreach Training
June 9, 2022 • 3 MIN
Including the General Duty Clause during outreach training. If you go over what workers "rights" are you will often get a lot of interest in the "Intro to OSHA" part of the training class, then revisit it throughout the class.
Short Answers
June 2, 2022 • 6 MIN
Jim discusses Statement Analyses and "I know. you are lying" by Mark McClish. Short answers keep you out of trouble. Long answers make you lose credibility.
UVALDE, TEXAS
May 30, 2022 • 14 MIN
Jim's comments on the Uvalde mass murder scene and another solution. Placing public schools under the jurisdiction of OSHA is an option here. The ineffectiveness of many local schools begs the need for Federal involvement with teeth. This would obviously need for OSHA to hire more compliance officers, but giving teachers the same rights as everyone else to a safe and healthful workplace free of recognized hazards would go a long way to protecting both teachers and students. The recent Covid-19 pandemic underscores the need for effective management of school safety and protecting school workers.
Shame and Blame
May 24, 2022 • 10 MIN
In this episode Jim talks about the 5 Reasons to Work Safe safety meeting and it is actually 5 ways to shame and blame the employee into working safe. Try harder. www.safetywars.com For safety training please give us a call at 845-269-5772 or Jim@safetywars.com
Literacy
May 13, 2022 • 15 MIN
Today Jim talks about literacy and how it impacts safety. For more information and for all your safety training needs go to www.safetywars.com or call Jim direct at 845-269-5772.
Episode 101 Pushback Faced by Safety Professionals (and Other's Too!)
May 3, 2022 • 24 MIN
Consider this Part 2 of our 100th Podcast Celebration. This is a redo of an earlier podcast, the full post is located on our SafetyWars.com website. https://www.safetywars.com/safety-wars-blog/2020/10/Pushback-Faced-by-Safety-Professionals.. Thanks for Listening.
Episode 100 Part 1 of the 100th Podcast
May 3, 2022 • 11 MIN
Welcome to Episode 100 of Safety Wars. Episode 101 is coming up right after this. It is Pushback Faced by Safety Professionals (and Other's Too!). Thank you for being a part of this episode, we are looking forward to many more. Thank you Jay Allen, Brent Sutton, Sheldon Primus and my Safety Wars Team for making this a success.
Rust Productions Movie Set Incident
April 28, 2022 • 16 MIN
A discussion of the Rust Productions, LLC movie set incident last year. The report and proposed fine were issued last week by the State of New Mexico. All individuals are innocent until proven guilty. We take no responsibility for the accuracy of this report. Warning this podcast is on a current event and reported details may change as a result of litigation and as new information becomes available. All statements made here are based on publicly available government data we make no guarantee or warrantee or claims on this data. It is just the data we have available. I’ve read hundreds of these reports over the years, and some are phenomenally written, some are not. I have no way of knowing which because I was not there. What is important is that we learn about what happened and improve the safety of our own workplace.
Fear
April 19, 2022 • 5 MIN
Fear. It could be a good thing, it could be a bad thing. It's a bad thing if we are letting it prevent us from pursuing safety.
4 Reasons Why People Don't Report Things
April 13, 2022 • 20 MIN
Episode 97 Already. 100 is coming up in a few weeks. We respond to Todd Conklin's PreAccident Investigation Podcast from over the weekend. There are 4 reasons why people don't report things.
Intro to Workplace Violence
April 5, 2022 • 12 MIN
Jim discusses workplace violence issues. Most of us have experienced some level of workplace violence, we just didn't realize it; Verbal abuse being part of it. www.safetywars.com, www.jcptechnical.com
Will Smith and Chris Rock
March 29, 2022 • 6 MIN
A brief discussion on the Academy Awards, Will Smith, and Chris Rock. We should be concentrating on our reactions to things because we can control that, not what the other person is doing.
Intro to Learning Teams
March 22, 2022 • 8 MIN
In this episode Jim discusses Learning Teams and "The Practice of Learning Teams" by Brent Sutton, Glynis McCarthy, and Brent Robinson.
The Why Matters
March 15, 2022 • 8 MIN
Jim discusses "The Why" and how it is important to safety management. He shares two stories. The first is from a project he worked on where the safety professional could not answer the why. Jim to the rescue and making a new friend. The second why is from his adopted community from over 50 years ago with a school bus and a freight train. A School bus from Nyack High School crossed a set of railroad tracks and was struck by a train. 5 people were killed along with 40 people injured. It caused a whole change to the school bus industry. The names of the victims are Thomas Grosse, Richard Macaylo, James McGjuinness, Robert Mauterer, and Stephen Ward.
Abrasive Blasting Story
March 8, 2022 • 16 MIN
Today on Safety Wars Jim discusses Abrasive Blasting, Sea Lioning, Learning Teams, and challenges with Industrial Hygiene Issues and an Abrasive Blasting Crew. This could be called a continuation of the Sea Lioning Episode. For Training and other Health and Safety needs call us at 845-269-5772 or jim@safetywars.com.
Sea Lioning
March 7, 2022 • 13 MIN
Today Jim discusses Sea Lioning, that is disingenuous arguments and questions that wastes your time. Visit us at www.safetywars.com for training and H&S oversight that is not boring please contact us.
Accident Management Planning
February 22, 2022 • 11 MIN
Jim talks about the importance of having an accident management plan.
One Star Away, Imogene Salva
February 10, 2022 • 42 MIN
Today on Safety Wars we mark the 82nd Anniversary of the Polish Ex-patriation to Siberia and Ark Angel Russia by the former Soviet Union in WW2. Some estimates run to 1.7 million Polish Lives lost, including over 10 in my family alone. My mother, grandmother and aunt were the lucky few survivors. We talk today with Imogene Salva, author of “One Star Away”. her family’s story of hope, faith, and forgiveness after enduring the Hell of the Soviet Communists. Today on Safety Wars. For video link and photos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uib6lISOUmk www.safetywars.com www.jcptechnical.com
Sneak Peek One Star Away Interview with Imogene Salva
February 5, 2022 • 1 MIN
This is a short sneak peak of an interview I did with Imogene Salva, Author of "One Star Away", her family's story of exile during WW2 in the Soviet Union. Her story, is the story of an estimated 2 million Poles (including over a dozen people in my family that didn't make it). It's a story of one woman's faith, a family's hope, and resiliency. This full episode will be released on Thursday, February 10th, 2022.
The New Goal Zero of the US DOT
February 3, 2022 • 12 MIN
The US DOT is pursuing a zero goal for fatalities. What are some of the pitfalls of those polices? Brought to you by Jim Poesl of Safety Wars. Visit us at www.safetywars.com or call us at 201-984-5625 or email us at jim@safetywars.com to schedule your safety training today. We also do site work including audits, industrial hygiene, and general safety at construction sites. #safetywars, #jimpoesl #jayallen #safetyfm
What is Safety?
February 1, 2022 • 10 MIN
Safety. We always talk about it, but we never mention what it is. Jim delves into a discussion on what safety is. This is a very relevant question because it is impacting our public health policy.
85 NIOSH Respirators
January 25, 2022 • 9 MIN
From Fallout Shelter Studio's in Rockland County, NY this is Safety Wars. On today's episode we discuss the current craze over N-95 respirator's and the employers requirements. Bottom line: NIOSH certified respirators (dust masks/n-95's) have specific requirements under OSHA, if you are using other than a NIOSH Certified respirator or 'face covering" you probably need to do training on that also. Call us at 845-694-4170 or jim@safetywars.com to schedule your training today.
Choose Your Battles
January 20, 2022 • 3 MIN
In the Safety War you need to choose your battles. You don't want to be distracted, because distractions mean your workplace is less safe.
83 Education vs. Experience
January 15, 2022 • 10 MIN
A brief discussion on the Education vs. Experience debate.
Paying for the Sins of Your Predecessor
January 14, 2022 • 14 MIN
A brief discussion on dealing with the issues your predecessor might have left you.
Happy New Year.
December 31, 2021 • 5 MIN
Jim wishes everyone a Happy New Year and declares Jay Allen and Todd Conklin "Safety Mystics". He also wraps up with the last lines of Terminator 3 Judgement Day to describe what we went through in 2021
Communication & Accountability
December 29, 2021 • 10 MIN
A talk on how to effectively using safety meetings to your advantage. How they are used to manage workforces both positively and negatively. We can help you put those safety meetings together.
Calculated Risk
December 29, 2021 • 7 MIN
A brief discussion on "Calculated Risk". What does it exactly mean and what questions do you need to ask or consider?
78 Happy Holidays
December 24, 2021 • < 1 MIN
Happy Holidays from our Safety Wars Family.
Foot Protection Story
December 22, 2021 • 10 MIN
Jim's story, it's a story we all have heard, I won't wear safety-toed shoes because they will cut off my toes. How do we handle this situation?
The General Duty Clause
December 16, 2021 • 6 MIN
A brief discussion of the general duty clause
Charlie's Birthday
December 15, 2021 • 6 MIN
How do we handle stress at holiday times, and the holiday blues. Jim's family came up with a novel idea "Charlie's Birthday" after a serious loss. Ritual is one way of getting through tough times.
SMART Goals
December 14, 2021 • 8 MIN
A brief discussion on SMART Goals. Does your organization have them? They can be used as a tool for you or against you.
73 The Why IS Important
December 13, 2021 • 6 MIN
A brief commentary on Why? Why are you doing what you are doing?
30-Hour Marine Terminals Outreach Training
December 10, 2021 • 10 MIN
Today on Safety Wars, OSHA Marine Terminals Outreach Training. Jim discusses the requirements of OSHA Outreach Training for Marine Terminals.
71 Wildlife Conservation Film Festivals
November 25, 2021 • 22 MIN
Happy Thanksgiving. Today we have a special episode of Safety Wars with an interview of Chris Gervais of Wildlife Conservation Film Festivals (wcff.org). Starting today he is hosting Wildlife Conservation Film Festivals on Xerb.tv
70 Dealing with Liars
November 13, 2021 • 10 MIN
Jim was "triggered" this week from what he heard on the Rated R Safety Show with Jay Allen (on Safety FM). Jay spoke about people going to HR when they don't like people. Jim is no stranger to that situation, it goes beyond that usually with safety people where they outright lie about you. What do you do about it? Jim has some stories (as usual) and some suggestions.
Safety in the News October 31, 2021
October 31, 2021 • 12 MIN
Jim discusses the OSHA Top 10 Citation list for FY 2021, the new OSHA Administrator, and the Heat Stress Standard.
Are people ignoring you during emergencies
October 24, 2021 • 7 MIN
Jim discusses a situation where someone refused to leave a burning process area.
Safety in the News October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021 • 16 MIN
Trying something new. Today I discuss an interview I saw on GMA 3 of DR. Arjun Ventatesh on Covid-19 vaccination in the Black and LantinX communities. I relate it to Episode 63 where we need safety professionals to step up and take a leadership role in their organizations. We discuss the ongoing Alec Baldwin and movie "Rust" incident from this week, and the importance of taking leading indicators and acting on them, and of course make sure you CYA and have the correct documentation on hand.
The Safety Show
October 15, 2021 • 19 MIN
Jim Poesl Mega Rant--I'm getting back to my roots. Be the leaders that we need to be. It gets real good at about 13:40. We discuss the safety show that Jim had to participate in at the Doctor. Note: I had a previous copy uploaded that I had to update with some edits.
Conclusion to Disaster Response Month
October 1, 2021 • 8 MIN
We had some difficulties with the audio on head, foot, hearing, and eye protection. I ended up having to reshoot everything and combine it into one YouTube video at Jim Poesl's Safety Wars. I included the conclusion to my sessions on Disaster Preparedness here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXibwDf53eQ
Interview with Dawn Becker Durnin
September 29, 2021 • 42 MIN
Today we speak with Dawn Becker Durning the Vice President of People First Property and Casualty Insurance. Her linked in Profile is https://www.linkedin.com/in/dawnmbecker/.
Safety Wars Live Episode 2 Disaster Hand Protection
September 23, 2021 • 12 MIN
We are continuing on our Disaster Response Month Theme. We are talking about hand protection. This is part of our YouTube channel Jim Poesl's Safety Wars, view the video and subscribe to our channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChaqVunN9iBElvopscUAXlA
Safety Wars Live Episode 1
September 20, 2021 • 7 MIN
My commentary on the proposed vaccination mandate. Recorded live from Clarkstown, NY. To see me record this go to. https://youtu.be/rJhuV-KUpSE
Three Questions
September 17, 2021 • 8 MIN
This is probably going to be one of the more controversial episodes. We discuss 3 questions you need to ask Disaster Managers or Safety Professionals. These questions will "put them on the hot seat". We also delve into toxicology a little.
9-11-2021 Commentary
September 11, 2021 • 7 MIN
Jim's commentary on 9-11-2021. Please remember 9-11 and pray for the survivors and those with ongoing illnesses from 9-11. Please share your memories of that day.
Disaster Preparedness: First Aid, CPR, AED, and Long Term Medical Problems During a Disaster
September 10, 2021 • 8 MIN
A brief discussion on what you need to think about on First Aid, CPR, AED, and managing long term medical problems during a disaster. Safety Wars does First Aid, CPR, and AED Training. Contact us at jim@safetywars.com
Disaster Preparedness Food
September 10, 2021 • 12 MIN
A brief discussion on food supplies and preparing for disasters.
Disaster Preparedness: Drinking Water
September 9, 2021 • 12 MIN
A brief discussion on planning on having enough drinking water for an emergency. Refer back to Episode 53 on Types of Disaster Scenarios.
What is a Disaster?
September 4, 2021 • 10 MIN
Jim discusses what a disaster is and his 4 disaster scenarios. Contact Jim at jim@safetywars.com with any comments
Disaster Preparedness Month Intro
September 2, 2021 • 5 MIN
We are changing things up this month. Since it is Disaster Preparation Month here in the US, all of our programs will have a disaster response theme. Send any ideas to us at jim@safetywars.com
Construction Worker Suicide
August 27, 2021 • 5 MIN
50th Episode (after the trailer--Episode 1). We will have a special program in the near future, but this episode will focus on Worker Suicide.
Paralympics and Safety
August 26, 2021 • 5 MIN
A short discussion on the Paralympics and treating all people equally.
Safety and HR
August 19, 2021 • 8 MIN
Work with HR, get stuff in writing. Don't get caught in the trap of doing HR's work for them.
Having an Accident Management Program
August 18, 2021 • 7 MIN
Warning. Explicit content. We discuss the importance of having an accident management program and treating accidents with a medical evaluation prior to the company taking the blame for a situation. In this case a man was having marital issues and wanted to blame the company. Also, the importance of maintaining confidentiality.f
Understanding the Other Person
August 11, 2021 • 6 MIN
Understanding the Other Person. It is easier to manage people when you understand their point of view. It should be something we strive for. Especially with the Covid-19 Protocols.
What is Safety? Part 2
August 7, 2021 • 5 MIN
What is Safety? An important question to ask and answer with the ongoing pandemic.
That all important paperwork
August 5, 2021 • 9 MIN
Paperwork and Pushback from an inexperienced safety professional.
Fired for Doing Your Job
July 28, 2021 • 7 MIN
A story about "Charlie" from 15 years ago and him getting fired. Six weeks later there was a fatal fall on the project.
Safety Meeting 7 Eye Protection
July 24, 2021 • 7 MIN
A brief discussion on eye protection.
Identifying Leaders
July 23, 2021 • 3 MIN
You need to identify leaders to help you in the safety war.
Becoming a Leader
July 22, 2021 • 4 MIN
Become a leader in your organization.
Safety Meeting 6 Head Protection
July 12, 2021 • 5 MIN
Weekly Safety Meeting 6 Head Protection. A meeting about Hard Hats.
You need to ask "Why"?
July 10, 2021 • 5 MIN
You need to ask Why? Especially in the heat of the moment sometimes.
Enabler or Not?
July 8, 2021 • 6 MIN
Decide whether you will empower people or enable people.
Safety Meeting 5 Construction Site Industrial Hygiene
July 7, 2021 • 8 MIN
A short discussion, and of course a story on 29CFR1926.55 Gases, Vapors, Fumes, Dusts and Mists in Construction
Safety Meeting 4 Cut Resistant Gloves
June 25, 2021 • 8 MIN
A brief discussion on Cut Resistant Gloves
Perserverance
June 22, 2021 • 5 MIN
Congratulations to the New World Record Holder in the Shot Put, Ryan Crouser. A lesson in Perseverance today on Safety Wars.
Safety Meeting 3 HAZWOPER Levels of Protection
June 18, 2021 • 6 MIN
I respond to an e-mail from Josh's mother. Josh is 10 years old and has an interest in chemical protective suits. I decide to describe some of the Levels of Protection on a Hazmat job.
The Art of War, Deception
June 17, 2021 • 8 MIN
The first in a series of discussions on The Art of War, by Sun Tzu and how it relates to the Safety War. We discuss Deception.
40-Hour Hazwoper Training
June 17, 2021 • 12 MIN
A brief discussion on Hazardous Waste Site Operations and Emergency Response Training. Some of Jim's experiences with it
Safety Meeting 2 Heat Stress
June 11, 2021 • 5 MIN
A brief safety talk on the dangers of Heat Stress.
Witholding Information
June 8, 2021 • 8 MIN
The dangers of having information withheld from you.
FRC and Heat Stress
June 7, 2021 • 10 MIN
A discussion of Fire Retardant Clothing and Heat Stress. Jim shares a story about an Oil Terminal with inconsistent safety enforcement and OSHA Policies. The moral of the story: Own your decisions.
Safety Meeting 1. Lyme disease
June 4, 2021 • 6 MIN
Weekly Safety Meeting 1. Lyme Disease. A brief discussion on the signs, symptoms, and treatments for Lyme Disease and Jim's experience with it.
Don't Let Others Make Your Decisions
June 3, 2021 • 7 MIN
A story from the past on how Jim put a stop to a person making decisions for him. If someone has no liability then be VERY careful about their involvement in your life.
Recording Covid Memories for Posterity
May 28, 2021 • 4 MIN
Jim asks listeners to record their Covid memories for family history and posterity.
OSHA Outreach Training Insights
May 28, 2021 • 12 MIN
A description of what OSHA Outreach Training is and how to effectively complete the training. Jim goes into some of his "secrets" of how to organize and deliver training.
Disaster Preparedness
May 18, 2021 • 4 MIN
The need for disaster preparedness
Psychopaths in the Workplace
May 18, 2021 • 13 MIN
A short discussion on psychopathy.
PPE as a Leading Indicator
May 10, 2021 • 4 MIN
A brief discussion on PPE. Jim's Pet Peeve of using color rather than the appropriate names and how it caused an accident.
The Safety Stump Speech
May 4, 2021 • 7 MIN
A discussion of the Safety Stump Speech.
Know What to Say Ahead of time
May 3, 2021 • 6 MIN
Like the title says. Know What to Say Ahead of Time. Plan it out.
Total Recordable Incident Rate
April 27, 2021 • 30 MIN
A frank discussion on the Total Recordable Incident Rate
Is respect your problem?
April 12, 2021 • 5 MIN
Is respect your problem? A response to a recent Todd Conklin comment.
First Aid and CPR at Construction Sites
April 12, 2021 • 5 MIN
Dedicated to my Mother-in-Law Nancy Griggs who we lost recently. Are you within 3-4 minutes of medical aid at your jobsite? Probably not so get trained.
Fraudulent Covid-19 Vaccination Cards
April 12, 2021 • 5 MIN
Fraudulent Covid-19 Vaccination Cards
Be Careful of What You Use
March 26, 2021 • 10 MIN
Why you should be careful about the videos you use or post. This was in reaction to Jay Allen's Rated R Safety Show of March 25, 2021.
Cultural Pushback Strategies Faced by Safety Professionals Part 1
March 25, 2021 • 8 MIN
Cultural Pushback Strategies Faced by Safety Professionals (and other people too!) Part 1. The original article is https://www.safetywars.com/safety-wars-blog/2020/10/Pushback-Faced-by-Safety-Professionals
Cultural Pushback Strategies Faced by Safety Professionals Part 2
March 25, 2021 • 13 MIN
Cultural Pushback Strategies Faced by Safety Professionals (and other people too!). Part 2. The original article is at: https://www.safetywars.com/safety-wars-blog/2020/10/Pushback-Faced-by-Safety-Professionals
Don't Be So Quick To Fire Someone
March 25, 2021 • 5 MIN
A quick story on why you should not be so quick to fire someone.
Gaslighting
March 19, 2021 • 6 MIN
Gaslighting. What is it? How do we manage it?
That Zero Accidents Sign
March 19, 2021 • 5 MIN
A commentary on those Zero Accident Signs we see. The need for honesty in Safety.
That Safety Triangle
March 16, 2021 • 10 MIN
A frank discussion of the Safety Triangle. Triggered by the Rated R-Safety Show. A longer program than usual.
Daylight Saving Time Hazards
March 12, 2021 • 4 MIN
A brief discussion on Daylight Saving Time hazards
Teen Fall
March 11, 2021 • 5 MIN
Commentary on Teen Fall from Roof.
What is Safety?
March 11, 2021 • 4 MIN
This episode deals with the question of how we define safety and what safety is.
The Safety Revolution Starts with You.
March 11, 2021 • 5 MIN
Motivational, the Safety Revolution Starts with you.
Civil or Servile
March 11, 2021 • 3 MIN
There is a difference between being a civil safety professional and a servile one.
Trailer
March 3, 2021 • 1 MIN
You think you have heard all you can about safety? Jim wants to discuss safety in a way you have never heard it before!