A TV channel for EHS pros expands content
In Hollywood they’re calling it the new “Golden Age of TV.” In 2015, 113 cable networks are programming 32,828 hours of content, up from 44 networks and 12,537 hours of content in the 1999-2000 season, according to NBC Universal research.
So why shouldn’t subject matter experts in the EHS world join the likes of Amazon, Netflix and Hulu in streaming video content?
Well, they are.
Check out PhylmarTV on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK7kw_rCjZNBj0og5g_IQsA
The Phylmar Group, Inc. (a global EHS consultancy) Managing Principal Mark Katchen, CIH, says his streaming video “brings environmental health and safety (EHS) professionals original and referred content with a focus on management and leadership topics. Each three- to five-minute video provides meaningful content on such topics as EHS professional ethics, the implications of new green chemistry regulation, and principles of EHS leadership. Many topics are multi-segments and are compiled into a playlist so the viewer can easily access the complete series for a given topic. New original content will be added each month. Access to relevant EHS channels is also provided positioning PhylmarTV as a go-to place for EHS information.”
The EHS field is ready for this growing communication platform. In ISHN’s recent Technology Usage survey, conducted in December, 2015, 22% of EHS pros use a tablet or iPad for photo and video applications.
OSHA’s website, by far the most visited EHS-related website, according to ISHN’s research, hosts more than 100 videos for free access. Included is a 17-part video series on respiratory protection, a 13-part series on “OSHA Listens,” and a 14-part series on construction hazards prevention.