Mar 31, 2020
Welcome to RIMScast. Your host is Justin Smulison, Business Content Manager at RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society.
Today, Justin Smulison is joined by return guest, Lorraine Martin! Lorraine is the President and CEO of the National Safety Council (NSC). She brings over 30 years of experience in both civic and corporate leadership to advance the Council’s mission of eliminating preventable deaths at home, on the road, and in the workplace.
In this episode, they will be discussing workers’ safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Lorraine has some incredible best practices and tips she wants to share regarding workers’ safety during this pandemic that you won’t want to miss. She shares how companies and employers can reduce risks for employees in and out of the workplace, the top safety risks workers and employers should be aware of during this time, and some of the ways that companies are currently demonstrating innovation. Lorraine dispels some of the myths around the COVID-19 pandemic as well as what she has learned during this time that she will continue integrating into NSC-recommended best practices!
[:01] About the RIMS Membership.
[:28] About today’s episode and special return guest, Lorraine Martin.
[:43] About RIMS Coronavirus Information Center.
[1:03] More about today’s guest and discussion.
[1:15] Justin welcomes Lorraine back to RIMScast!
[1:26] Lorraine reflects on her year as President and CEO of the National Safety Council (NSC).
[1:44] How is COVID-19 uncharted territory for the NSC?
[2:54] What are the top safety risks that workers and employers should be aware of during this time?
[6:19] Are there more fatalities at home than at workplaces?
[6:49] With more deaths occurring at home, what can companies and employers do to reduce those risks?
[8:55] Lorraine dispels myths around the COVID-19 pandemic.
[11:10] Lorraine highlights some of the ways that companies are demonstrating innovation during such a difficult time.
[14:00] Lorraine shares what she has learned during this time that she will continue integrating into NSC-recommended best practices.
[16:08] Justin thanks Lorraine Martin for joining RIMScast and Lorraine shares where to learn more about the NSC.
[16:40] Justin thanks Lorraine once again and highlights some of the great links to check out in today’s show notes.
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