Archive for August 2018

Escaping Seattle – The Sociological Safety Tipping Point | Interview with John Steele | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #78 [Podcast]

[Podcast] The statute of limitations was up – so we could finally record this podcast!  Why is John Steele thinking of leaving Seattle after 24 years and where is his car’s headrest?   DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this Episode: https://tinyurl.com/SDP78   GROWING UP IN NYC After growing up in New York, John escaped to Seattle,…

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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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