Aug. 20, 2021

The Power of Safety Leading Indicators w/ ​​Ed Foulke of Fisher Phillips Safety Solutions

In this episode, Apolonia talks with Ed Foulke, president of Fisher Phillips Safety Solutions and former assistant secretary of OSHA.

Topics that Ed and Apolonia discuss in this episode:

* What it was for Ed to get a call out of the blue from the White House, inviting him to work for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

* Fatalities in the workplace, including falling off ladders.

* How fatality rates in the US have plateaued.

* How safety and health have become increasingly more visible to the C-suite (CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, etc.).

* Linking sustainability to employee safety.

* The safety profession must learn how to sell safety and how to be more articulate when talking about risk.

* Leading indicators of safety versus lagging indicators of safety.

Thanks so much to Ed Foulke for being a guest!

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