Safety on Tap
About This Show
Are you a leader who wants to grow yourself, and drastically improve health and safety along the way? You're in the right place! Welcome to the Safety on Tap Podcast!
We bring you interesting and inspiring people with different ideas, perspectives and stories, straight to your phone or computer, for your listening pleasure, whenever it suits you. Nice!
Now this isn't just for people who have a 'health and safety' job. There are so many more people involved in drastically improving health and safety - supervisors, HR professionals, business owners, health and safety reps, CEO's, health professionals, RTW coordinators…..the list goes on
And those people listening very closely will quickly work out that whilst our focus might link with health and safety, Safety on Tap actually helps WAY beyond health and safety - personal effectiveness, business strategy, people leadership, innovation and creativity….keep your ears, and your mind, open!
Most Recent Episode
Ep017 Safer brains, better work? Neuroscience in the spotlight, with Amanda Wang Valentine
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Make your life easier - Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher! I feel that in my attempts to improve my own effectiveness, which hopefully translates into better health and safety outcomes, I have spent way more time trying to understand what's going on outside people (the workplace, the environment, the design of work), than on the inside of people, and our brains in particular. I'm not sure that makes sense, given how complex, and how powerful, our brains are. Today's guest Amanda Wang Valentine shares her quest to better understand what's happening in our brains, with a focus on attention. Listen here to see how she is pushing the edges of current health and safety practice. In today's episode we cover: 1:52 Living in Hollywood, attitudes to water & legalised marijuana 4:40 The land of the free, including everyone's right to an opinion 7:10 Amanda's journey to where she is now (it includes our Prime Minister) 11:44 The link between Intel, Netflix and Morgan Freeman 15:56 Shifting focus from physical hazards to our brains 17:41 Optimising cognitive skills 20:21 The birth of enHone's idea 23:52 Tough Q1: Where's the evidence? 28:32 Tough Q2: Will the safety 'buyers' be too risk averse (fearful) to try this? 34:33 My confession about a recent failure