Top Ten HSE Podcasts 2021

Introducing HSE People's Top Ten HSE Podcasts 2021

Podcasts are a fantastic way to engage and share information with an audience. A successful podcast requires a host (or team of hosts!) who can make their guests feel comfortable and confident while engaging with their audience. In health and safety it is so important to share information and experiences and therefore podcasts are an important tool for our industry and those in it.

In no particular order here are HSE People’s Top Ten HSE Podcasts 2021 –

Women in Safety Podcast

Tamara Parris has a prolific presence in the safety world and runs one of the biggest EHS-focused LinkedIn groups- EHS Professionals. Her podcast Women in Safety supports women in what is still a mainly male-dominated industry, empowering women in a safe discussion space. Tamara’s friendly and energetic style along with her huge network make the Women in Safety podcast one to listen to whether you’re a man or a woman!

Safety & Risk Success Podcast

The Safety & Risk Success Podcast is a weekly podcast hosted by Christian Harris. Christian is the UK’s leading authority on slip safety but this podcast covers much more. Christian interviews leading figures in the fields of safety and risk to share stories, insights and raise awareness of the benefits of getting risk right. We love how the Safety & Risk Success Podcast raises awareness of the importance of getting risk right. 

The Safety of Work podcast is brought to you by Dr Drew Rae and Dr David Provan from the Safety Science Innovation Lab at Griffith University, Australia. This weekly podcast discusses and breaks down the latest safety research as well as providing practical tips. The Safety of Work podcast makes analytical safety engaging and interesting which is not an easy thing to do!

“Teamwork makes the dream work”- there is no better group that this applies to than the Safety Justice League. Comprising of Jason Lucas, Abby Ferri and Jason Maldonado, The Safety Justice League podcast makes safety fun and provides a more light-hearted look at what can sometimes be heavy and uninteresting topics. These three podcasters really are safety superheroes!

Richard Collins hosts The Safeti Podcast where he speaks with industry influencers and professionals to break down barriers, discuss the world of environment, health and safety and solve shared problems. Richard has extensive HSE experience and is passionate about sharing it with his audience. The Safeti Podcast is a great way to join important discussions and hear from industry experts.

The Interesting Health & Safety Podcast with Colin Nottage comprises of interviews with industry professionals, short messages, thoughts and opinions and also practical advice. Colin has quite a radical attitude and a different take on HSE, to quote his podcast bio “Colin’s take will surprise you, annoy you, make you laugh and cry”. Whether you are a leader or just starting in the industry, The Interesting Health & Safety Podcast with Colin Nottage is worth checking out.

Food Safety Matters is a podcast for food safety professionals hosted by the Food Safety Magazine editorial team. Food Safety Magazine is the source for science-based solutions for food safety and quality professionals worldwide. New episodes are released twice a month and each one features conversation with a food safety professional. Industry experts share their view of safeguarding the world’s food supply. Food Safety Matters is a great podcast in particular for those who specialise in food safety.

The Event Safety Alliance® (ESA) is a non-profit trade association of live event industry professionals committed to eliminating unsafe behaviours and conditions throughout the events industry. The ESA produces The Event Safety Podcast hosted by Danielle Hernandez and Steve Adelman. Topics of discussion vary from event security, mental health and managing crowds. There has probably never been a more important time to consider event safety and The Event Safety Podcast will play its part.

Nathan Braymen AKA RedBeard hosts the is it recordable? podcast. Ranked in the top 200 management podcasts in the US Nathan combines bitesize pieces of recordkeeping advice with humour and personality. is it recordable? works well due to Nathan’s decision to produce smaller excerpts which are easy to digest and understand. It isn’t always easy to communicate safety succinctly but Nathan does just that.

Rebranding Safety is hosted by James MacPherson who has been described as “a hip, young gunslinger of a host and a guy that knows his opinions. Many consider Rebranding Safety to be a modern and refreshing take on health and safety, guests are interviewed but there is also other original content which resonates well with an audience of not just safety professionals.