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Ted Speaks is a venue where we can collaborate with other professionals in the health and safety industry and share valuable information with our listeners. My name is Ted Carew and I have been in the health and safety industry for over 20 years. I will be talking with other health and safety professionals to cover important topics related to our field. As the owner of Total Health & Safety Solutions, I realize, as do all of you listening, the importance of a strong health and safety process ...
 
Livin’ la Viva Voce is a series dedicated to bringing academic scrutiny upon a myriad of topics, using the age old art form, the PhD defence. Join us, Meg & Adam, as we put our skills to the test, and construct PhD vivas in under a week on a topic randomly selected by the other. Oh and did we mention? We’ll be drunk whilst presenting!
 
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Description: For a brief moment in time, during the transition from the first to the second industrial revolution, it looked like pneumatic tubes might be the next wave of the future. Bill, Kelley, and Rachel discuss. Notes and links for Ep. 389 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/AFD-Ep-389-Links-and-Notes-Pneumatic-Tu…
 
Description: In 1918, against better judgment and with few achievable goals, the US intervened militarily in the Russian Civil War in Siberia and Archangel. Almost immediately, everyone knew it was a disaster. Bill, Kelley, and Rachel examine it. Links and notes for Ep. 390 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/AFD-Ep-390…
 
In this episode, Ted and Barb welcome Mike Harper and Susen Trail. Michael and Susen share about Simple Safety Coach, a safety management system geared towards mid-market companies. It is budget-friendly, readily available, and easy to use. It reduces paperwork, increases organization, and saves time. Michael Harper, Co-Founder and CEO of Simple Sa…
 
In this episode, Ted and Barb welcome Dr. Matthew Hallowell. Dr. Matthew Hallowell is a President’s Teaching Scholar and Endowed Professor of Construction Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He earned a BS and MS in Civil Engineering and a Ph.D. with a focus on Construction Engineering and Occupational Safety and Health. Before hi…
 
Description: One hundred years ago this week, Sacco and Vanzetti were unjustly convicted on first-degree murder charges in Massachusetts. We discuss the centennial and re-air part of a 2019 episode exploring the misunderstood context of Italian-American anarchism in 1921. Links and notes (Ep. 388): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/…
 
Have you ever wondered about those orange and white cones you see in the middle of New York’s streets with steam flowing out of them? To find out more we’ve gone straight to the source by interviewing Frank Cuomo, the general manager for steam operations at ConEdison. We’ll also speak to Mark Reigelman, an artist who used the steam system for one o…
 
Bill and Rachel ask: What is a steam donkey? Links and notes for Ep. 387 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bonus-AFD-Ep-387-Links-and-Notes-Steam-Donkey.pdf Past Patreon episodes will soon be unlocked and bonus episodes are ending for now. You can still support the show for $3/month on Patreon. Theme music by Stunt Bi…
 
Description: Bill and Rachel discuss the 50th anniversary of the Albuquerque Rebellion of June 1971, what led up to it, and what has not changed since then with local policing. Links and notes for Ep. 386 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/AFD-Ep-386-Links-and-Notes-June-1971-50th-Anniversary-of-the-Albuquerque-Rebelli…
 
This week I met with Dr Michael Whitfield to discuss Bristol's dispensaries. For the two hundred years or so before the creation of the NHS in 1948, the dispensaries were one of the main providers of healthcare in Britain, especially for its poorest people. We discussed how the dispensaries operated, who paid for them and what they can tell us abou…
 
Full episode on Patreon: The isolated and deregulated Texas power grid keeps failing its customers. Bill and Rachel look back at the history. The post [Preview] June 22, 2021 – Deregulation of the Texas Power Sector – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 385 appeared first on Arsenal For Democracy.By Bill Humphrey
 
On this episode, Ted and Barb welcome Ali Hamza. Ali Hamza is a Health and Safety professional from Dubai United Arab Emirates. He started his career as a Security Officer, then realized he had a passion for Environmental Health and Safety. Ali has 5 years of experience in Health and Safety in the manufacturing industry and is currently working as …
 
Description: Bill and Rachel are joined by Justin in New Orleans to talk about the 1892 cross-racial general strike that was so successful that the media and some historians waged a decades-long campaign to paint it a failure. Links and notes for Ep. 384 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/AFD-Ep-384-Links-and-Notes-189…
 
Full episode on Patreon: There are mine strikes in Alabama right now. Bill and Rachel look back at the racially-integrated Alabama coal strikes of 1908 and 1920. The post [Preview] June 15, 2021 – Alabama Coal Strikes of 1908 and 1920 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 383 appeared first on Arsenal For Democracy.…
 
In this episode, Ted and Barb welcome Jay Allen. Jay Allen, Ph.D. is a seasoned safety executive with over 20 years of operational leadership and policy experience in the transportation, retail, and logistics spheres. Professional focal points include OSHA compliance, logistics service strategy, management development, process automation, emergency…
 
Description: Which industry popularized the US multinational corporation, monthly consumer financing, buybacks of used products, repair service teams, interchangeable parts, patent pooling, and ready-to-wear garments? Sewing machines! Bill, Kelley, and Rachel. Links and notes for Ep. 382 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021…
 
Full episode on Patreon: Have you ever wondered what the absolute peak example of neoliberal policy is? Bill and Rachel submit to you that it might be the tradable Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) in effect since 1986. The post [Preview] June 8, 2021 – The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit of 1986 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 381 appeared first on …
 
On this episode Ted and Barb welcome Derek Boyd. Derek Boyd, a 20+ year Risk Management & Safety leader focuses on development of others and helping colleagues deliver digestible loss mitigation solutions. He recently joined Greenheck Group as the Global Environmental Health & Safety Director overseeing a team of 7 EHS professionals. Derek shares f…
 
Description: Bill, Kelley, and Rachel discuss the reasons for (and effects of) American capitalists’ enthusiasm for interchangeable parts and “the American system of manufacturing” during the First Industrial Revolution. Links and notes for Ep. 380 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/AFD-Ep-380-Links-and-Notes-1IR_-Inte…
 
Full episode on Patreon: Bill and Rachel discuss Louis F. Post, an early Assistant US Labor Secretary with some radical leanings, who ended up blocking thousands of post-WWI deportations. The post [Preview] Jun 1, 2021 – Louis F. Post – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 379 appeared first on Arsenal For Democracy.…
 
On this episode Ted and Barb welcome Ryan Green. Ryan Green has been in the field of EHS for 15 years. He got his start as a wild land firefighter and deployed to some of Washington State’s largest forest fires. He joined the Active Duty United States Coast Guard in 2007. In 2010, he became a Coast Guard Corpsman, providing safety, medical and heal…
 
Description: 100 years ago this week, white mobs in Tulsa, Oklahoma burned down the Black neighborhood of Greenwood (known as Black Wall Street) and committed massacres. Bill and Rachel explore the unique economic factors that created Greenwood. Links and notes for Ep. 378 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/AFD-Ep-378-…
 
Full episode on Patreon: Bill and Rachel discuss the Red Ark (or Soviet Ark) deportations of Russian-born American anarchists in 1919. (Don’t miss our two part series from 2019 on American anarchist history!) The post [Preview] May 25, 2021 – The Red Ark – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 377 appeared first on Arsenal For Democracy.…
 
On this episode Ted and Barb welcome Jordan Kozub. Jordan Kozub is a Business Development Representative for the world’s largest manufacturer of safety air guns; Guardair Corporation in Chicopee, Massachusetts. Jordan is 27 and has been in the safety industry for 5 years, with also being around manufacturing his entire life. He specializes in safet…
 
Description: From 1887 to 1921, sugar refining in the United States was dominated by a near-monopoly. Bill, Rachel, and Kelley discuss. Notes and links for Ep. 376 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/AFD-Ep-376-Links-and-Notes-The-Sugar-Trust.pdf Theme music by Stunt Bird. The post May 23, 2021 – The Sugar Trust – Arsen…
 
Full episode on Patreon: Bill and Rachel discuss the present-day influences of the momentous 1920 US Census, which grappled with trends in urbanization and the recent breakup of several major home countries of immigrants. The post [Preview] May 18, 2021 – The 1920 Census – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 375 appeared first on Arsenal For Democracy.…
 
On this episode Ted and Barb welcome Tim Fisher, CSP, CHMM, CPEA, ARM, STS, CAE, and Director of Standards and Technical Services at ASSP. Fisher provides direction in the overall administration and operation of the technical aspects of ASSP-related standards programs and publications. Tim has been with Safety since he was nineteen years old, and h…
 
Description: One hundred years ago this week, the US passed the Emergency Quota Act of 1921, sharply restricting certain European immigration. Bill and Kelley discuss. Links and notes for Ep. 374 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/AFD-Ep-374-Links-and-Notes-Emergency-Quota-Act-of-1921.pdf Theme music by Stunt Bird. The…
 
Bonus episode on Patreon: Bill and Rachel discuss the 2005 documentary “Sir! No Sir!” on US military service members who resisted the Vietnam War. The post [Preview] May 11, 2021 – Military Resistance to the Vietnam War – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 373 appeared first on Arsenal For Democracy.By Bill Humphrey
 
On this episode Ted and Barb welcome Emily Cunis. Emily is a safety professional for Florida Entertainment Company. She majored in biomedical sciences and she recently earned her CSP. For the last five years Emily has learned and gained her experience in the multitude of safety sectors. Emily shares about her experience and what made her fall in lo…
 
Description: Bill, Rachel, and Kelley discuss the WPA strikes of 1939 (most prominently in Minneapolis) in response to sharp rollbacks of the Great Depression relief program. Links and notes for Ep. 372 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/AFD-Ep-372-Links-and-Notes-The-WPA-Strikes-of-1939-Bill_Rachel_Kelley-Recording-Ma…
 
Full episode on Patreon: Bill and Rachel take a look at the Alien Registration (Smith) Act of 1940, still on the books today, which prohibits advocating the violent overthrow of the US government. The post [Preview] May 4, 2021 – The Smith Act – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 371 appeared first on Arsenal For Democracy.…
 
On this episode Ted and Barb welcome Michael Kandrack. Michael is currently Head of bidding with Americas for Hitachi Rail in Pennsylvania. He is responsible for all bids delivered for Hitachi in North and South America. His previous experience include: Project director for large system projects and also Project manager for signaling projects acros…
 
Full episode on Patreon: Bill and Rachel examine the evolution of the US timber industry during the Second Industrial Revolution away from raw material supply to mass-produced, manufactured forest products. The post [Preview] Apr 27, 2021 – Forest Products – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 369 appeared first on Arsenal For Democracy.…
 
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