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Podcast: Safety & Compliance in a Supply Constrained Environment

Veriforce has partnered with procurement expert, Jason Busch, to produce this podcast series, exploring the impacts of fragile supply chains in high-risk markets.

In this episode, Jason Busch, Founder and CEO of Spend Matters, sits down with safety expert, James Junkin, President and Co-Founder of Mariner-Gulf Consulting & Services. As the leader of an occupational health and safety management firm, James is a knowledgeable safety professional who has worked with hundreds of customers to reduce workplace injuries. The two discuss best practices for handling contractor challenges, the latest nationwide safety statistics, and how current supply constraints are impacting the industry.

“In 2020, with the work from home environment and shutdowns of businesses, there were still 2,654,700 worker injuries that required treatment beyond first aid.”

James Junkin, CSP, SMS, CSHO | President and Co-Founder of Mariner-Gulf Consulting & Services

What you’ll learn in this episode:
  1. Best practices to ensure contract workers maintain safety standards
  2. How to prepare for contractor unavailability 
  3. What the latest safety stats tell us about safety performance nationwide 
  4. Supply constraints that threaten the integrity of safety performance

James Junkin, CSP, SMS, CSHO | President and Co-Founder – Mariner-Gulf Consulting & Services

James is the President and Co-Founder of Mariner-Gulf Consulting & Services, LLC, an international boutique risk management and occupational safety and health consulting firm focusing on assisting contractors in meeting regulatory compliance requirements by implementing safety management systems.

Jason Busch | Founder and CEO – Spend Matters

Jason is the founder and CEO of Spend Matters, which he started in 2004. He is regarded as one of the top experts in the world of procurement, finance and supply chain technologies. Jason divides his time in two areas, working with sponsors and executives on corporate strategy including M&A, and due diligence initiatives.

How can Veriforce help minimize supply chain risk?

We help companies optimize contractor and supplier management processes, resulting in improved safety metrics, reduced risk, time and cost-savings.