Hobbes’ Leviathan Meets the Twin Towers | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #77 | Dr. David Perrodin [Podcast]

PODCAST-In his book Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes famously imagines human beings in a state of nature where life is “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short.” People will, Hobbes argues, quickly flee such a terrible condition, creating for their own protection a mighty Sovereign and enter into a social contract. Dr. Perrodin discusses how Hobbes’ perspective on…

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Certifications, Side Hustles & Transitioning Jobs | Interview with Charles Mak | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #76

PODCAST-Dr. Perrodin interviews Charles Mak – Information Technology Field Support Analyst with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The duo discuss the remarkably strong safety culture at Mr. Mak’s former employer as well as work safety, economic safety obtained with certifications and side hustles, and how to transition to a new employer without violating the…

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The Dark Side of School Safety Funding | Safety Doc Podcast #72 with Dr. David Perrodin

PODCAST-The marketing of school safety is making headlines. Bulletproof whiteboards and clipboards. Bulletproof wall panels. Bulletproof backpack inserts. Bullet “resistant” window film. Specialized locks. Training that turns the emergency lockdown, “shelter in place” response on its head. Money is again available for “school safety” grants and corporations see dollar signs.    DIRECT LINK to MP3…

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Safe Rooms & Cry Rooms | Welcome to College with Author Ann Sterzinger | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #69

PODCAST-Misanthropic author Ann Sterzinger and host David Perrodin attempt to gain philosophical understanding of the epistemological foundation for post-secondary institutions of learning proliferating safe rooms and cry rooms across campuses. Initially the guise of art, such rooms shed temporary labels and are rooting in libraries, lecture halls, and dorms. Not invasive. Welcomed.   DIRECT LINK…

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Seven Reasons to Stop Making & Taking Surveys | SAFETY DOC PODCAST 68 with Dr. David Perrodin

PODCAST-“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple” (Dr. Seuss). Dr. Perrodin centers this episode to the seven reasons he loathes surveys and lays out a vastly better alternative for gathering relevant input to inform decision making.    DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this Episode:  https://tinyurl.com/SDP68   WHAT IS A SURVEY – THE NUTS…

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