Portage County Safety Council Podcast
[Inspiring Safety] Becoming an Industrial Athlete

[Inspiring Safety] Becoming an Industrial Athlete

August 10, 2020

Episode 177: George Nelson's LinkedIn videos inspired us to do an entire podcast series on #inspiring #safety! He joined us on Zoom to chat about having real conversations and how to start seeing yourself as an "industrial athlete" to ensure longevity.  For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

2020 Program Updates & Annual Safety Awards (Live)

2020 Program Updates & Annual Safety Awards (Live)

July 20, 2020

Episode 176: This is a live recording of our Annual Safety Awards Zoom Meeting on Thursday, July 16, 2020. In addition to the awards ceremony, we received updates from the Ohio BWC & the PCSC. Nic & Mike were joined by Steering Committee members Debbie O'Connell of 1-888-OhioComp and Renee Onesti of Kent Elastomer Products. Click here to view the video on You Tube. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

5 Ways to Shift Your Safety Culture

5 Ways to Shift Your Safety Culture

July 13, 2020

Episode 175: Ami Gignac & Katie Woodhall, Managing Partners at Sparrow Tale, joined us to chat about how to shift safety culture through management commitment, employee engagement, communication, training and consistency!  For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

5 Causal Factors of Workplace Injuries

5 Causal Factors of Workplace Injuries

July 6, 2020

Episode 174: When investigating the root cause of a workplace injury, many variables are typically involved and often overlooked. Join Mike & Nic as they discuss the 5 causal factors of workplace injuries.  For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

When OSHA Knocks

When OSHA Knocks

June 29, 2020

Episode 173: Pat McCon, Sr. Risk Engineering Consultant at Zurich North America, stayed over with us to recap his presentation and to give us some tips on what to do during an unexpected OSHA visit! Click here to listen to a live recording of his full presentation titled,  Someone's at the Door - They're from OSHA! For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

[Get Outside] Disc Golf

[Get Outside] Disc Golf

June 23, 2020

Episode 172: Scott Campbell designed "The Grassman" disc golf course at West Branch State Park!  He called in to share about disc golf and courses throughout Portage County and NE Ohio. He's a member of the NEO Disc Golf Alliance, check out their Facebook Group for more info. Also check out the UDISC app which has a directory of over 10,000 disc golf courses! For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

[Safety Crash Course] Machine Guarding Basics (Live)

[Safety Crash Course] Machine Guarding Basics (Live)

June 22, 2020

Episode 171: This is a live recording of the 3rd of 3 Safety Crash Course - Part 2 presentations at our monthly workplace safety luncheon on March 5, 2020. The topic was Machine Guarding Basics and it was presented by Renee Onesti, Director of Engineering & Maintenance, Kent Elastomer Products, Inc. Click here to view the power point. For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

[Get Outside] People are Friendlier at the Park!

[Get Outside] People are Friendlier at the Park!

June 16, 2020

Episode 170: Are people friendlier at the park? We think so! In this short excerpt from e156, Andrea Metzler & Jennifer White of the Portage Park District laugh with Mike about people being friendlier at the park than other places. Do you agree? Click here to listen to the full episode Please note: this episode was recorded prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, please adhere to social distancing guidelines as suggested.

How Chiropractic Care Can Help You Return to Work

How Chiropractic Care Can Help You Return to Work

June 15, 2020

Episode 169: Dr. Tyler Munn of Munn Chiropractic in Aurora, OH, stayed over with us after a recent workplace safety luncheon to chat about how chiropractic care can help you to both prevent workplace injuries and return to work much faster! For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

[Get Outside] Hiking Sticks are Cool!

[Get Outside] Hiking Sticks are Cool!

June 9, 2020

Episode 168: In this short & fun excerpt from e156, Andrea Metzler & Jennifer White of the Portage Park District talk with Mike about the benefits of using a hiking stick! Click here to listen to the full episode Please note: this episode was recorded prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, please adhere to social distancing guidelines as suggested.

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