Posts Tagged ‘School safety’

Suboptimal Outcomes Get a Bad Rap | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #91 [Podcast]

(PODCAST) An optimal decision is a decision that leads to at least as good a known or expected outcome as all other available decision options. It is an important concept in decision theory. So, by deduction, a suboptimal outcome wouldn’t be “lesser than” an optimal outcome – but Dr. Perrodin questions the long-held belief that…

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Giles Rhys Jones Interview | Addressing the World | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #90 [Podcast]

PODCAST – Giles Rhys Jones, Chief Marketing Officer for what3words, was interviewed for this episode of The Safety Doc Podcast. Dr. Perrodin contacted Giles after recently learning about what3words and instantly realizing its potential to recast swaths of school safety protocols. Giles and David discuss how w3w has interfaced with, and improved, rescue platforms and…

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75% of the World Doesn’t Have An Address | Dr. David Perrodin | THE SAFETY DOC PODCAST #89 [Podcast]

PODCAST: Originally from the music industry, what3words CEO Chris Sheldrick identified the need for a better addressing system, after bands and equipment constantly kept getting lost. DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this Episode: https://tinyurl.com/SDP89 FIREFIGHTING and PLAT BOOKS Dr. Perrodin aced his classroom and field firefighting certification competencies – with one exception. He struggled to interpret…

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Review of South Park’s Dead Kids School Shooter Episode by Safety Expert David Perrodin, PhD | SAFETY DOC PODCAST 82 [Podcast]

PODCAST-Dead Kids was a boringly botched season opening episode for South Park. Spoiler alert – this was a shoddy episode even with ubiquitous  information to grow plots. Safety Expert David Perrodin reviews the much-anticipated, taboo-soaked topic of school shootings relative to how the narrative was approached by a generational stalwart animated, edgy comedy show that…

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I’m Conducting Research with Iranian Professors and Then This Happens… | SAFETY DOC PODCAST 81 [Podcast]

PODCAST-Despite the fact that there have been several theories of personal resilience, and that some of the theories have suggested that there are more than one dimension, those theories have not focused on the person’s internal characteristics or provided an adequate elucidation of the exact components of adult personal resilience. Dr. Perrodin begins a discussion…

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Raw Truth About Hurricane Florence’s Rescue Systems | Katie Pechon Interview | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #80 [Podcast]

Podcast-EOC blockaded in-place 501(c)(3) rescue forces eager to collaborate with government agencies to save lives in peril due to Hurricane Florence. Dr. Perrodin interviewed Katie Pechon and Jamie Hough of Triton Relief Group to obtain true, at times horrific, accounts of rescue efforts attempting to assist the Carolinas.   DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this…

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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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