Clarion Safety Podcast
Discussions from industry experts on safety, liability and best practices.
Human Factors and Risk Management Trends
Human factors expert Steve Hall sits down to discuss how issues like symbol comprehension impact product safety, his tips for effective hazard communication and the risk management trends on the horizon for 2020 and beyond.
Hall is a senior consultant at Applied Safety + Ergonomics. He also represents Applied Safety on the ANSI Z535 committee, and serves as chair of the ANSI Z535.4 subcommittee on product safety signs and labels.
The Internet of Things and Product Liability
Michael O’Brien, a partner with the law firm Wilson Elser, discusses the Internet of Things, or IoT, including how it impacts product liability, the latest policy developments and steps manufacturers can take in their safety strategy to ensure they’re protecting users and reducing liability risk.
O’Brien has more than 30 years of experience in product liability defense. He is also a co-chair of his firm’s Product Liability, Prevention & Government Compliance practice and leads the IoT aspects of Information Governance.
The State of Safety in the Feed and Agricultural Industry
The American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA), Gary Huddleston, speaks with the Clarion Safety team on pressing regulatory topics, safety challenges and new technologies and change agents in the feed and farming industries.
Huddleston, AFIA director of feed manufacturing and regulatory affairs, manages the efforts surrounding regulatory issues involving OSHA, the U.S. EPA and Department of Transportation. He also serves as the chairman of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group for ISO/Technical Committee 293.
Clarion Safety and UW-Madison Professional Development Course on Product Liability
Clarion Safety’s Angela Lambert talks about the challenges faced by many equipment manufacturers – and how her University of Wisconsin-Madison product liability lecture on warnings and instructions for domestic and global markets can help.
With fifteen years of experience in the field, Lambert is actively involved at the leadership level in the ANSI and ISO standards for product safety, including as a delegate representative to ANSI for the ISO/TC 145 SC2 WG 1 committee, responsible for the library of ISO 7010 registered symbols and the ISO 3864 set of standards.
International Standards in Product Safety Labeling
Clarion Safety founder, Geoffrey Peckham, discusses international standards for safety labeling and why they’re critical for safety on products, in workplaces and beyond.
For nearly three decades, Peckham has played a vital role in leading U.S. and international standards harmonization efforts for product safety labels and workplace safety signs. He serves as chair of the ANSI Z535 Committee for Safety Signs and Colors, chair of ISO/TC 145 – Graphical Symbols, and is a member of many industry-specific safety standards committees.