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Best Practices for Scaling and Improving Safety Training in Changing Environments

Bob Smith has more than twenty years of experience in emergency management and communication roles in both the public and private sectors. He currently serves as Director of Service Assurance and Compliance at GCI Communication Corporation, the largest telecommunications carrier for the state of Alaska.

Working on large-scale events, including the Olympics, the World Cup, and the Super Bowl, Bob developed safety exercises for global teams coordinating across cultural barriers, led engaging large-scale tabletop exercises in different time zones remotely, and taught a crisis workshop during an actual earthquake. In this episode, Bob shares his proven tactics for improving tabletop exercises and other safety training at scale.

Listen in to learn how to:

  • Effectively engage both remote and live audiences during training
  • Get the most out of large-scale exercises
  • Recognize and overcome common safety training challenges
  • Adapt your training procedures for changing environments

The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia.

You can find this interview and many more by following The Employee Safety Podcast on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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