Portage County Safety Council Podcast
[Inspiring Safety] Morale is a Leading Indicator

[Inspiring Safety] Morale is a Leading Indicator

September 22, 2020

Episode 183: Jarrod Tomassi, Safety Director at Mortenson, joined us to chat about inspiring safety and what he calls "the human interface!" In this interview he gives us a key piece. He said, "Morale is the #1 key performance indicator... in a safety culture." We couldn't agree more!  For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

Stay Cool! How to Reduce Heat Stress During COVID-19 (Live)

Stay Cool! How to Reduce Heat Stress During COVID-19 (Live)

September 17, 2020

Episode 182: This is a live recording of our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, September 10, 2020. The topic was Stay Cool! How to Reduce Heat Stress During COVID-19 and it was presented by Shelly McCullough, Certified First Aid, CPR, AED Trainer, Swift First Aid. For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

[Inspiring Safety] Consistency is Key

[Inspiring Safety] Consistency is Key

September 7, 2020

Episode 181: Matt Mohler, Facilities Director & Safety Manager at Delta Systems, Inc. in Streetsboro, OH, joined us to chat about how he inspires safety while reminding us that consistency is key for every safety initiative! For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

[Inspiring Safety] Partnering to Solve Problems

[Inspiring Safety] Partnering to Solve Problems

August 31, 2020

Episode 180: Linda F. Martin, PhD, joined us to chat about inspiring safety and partnering to solve problems! Dr. Martin is the founder of The Soteria Society and currently serves as the Department Chair for Safety Programs (BS, MS, and PhD) at Capitol Technology University.  For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

A Closer Look: 4 Keys to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 at Home or Work

A Closer Look: 4 Keys to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 at Home or Work

August 24, 2020

Episode 179: Dr. Kristen Dickerson, Statewide Health, Wellness, & Special Program Manager at the Ohio Center for Occupational Safety & Health (Ohio BWC), joined us for a post-presentation interview to take a closer look at COVID-19 and answer some of the tougher questions. Click here to watch a video recording of her full presentation from August 13th, 2020, titled, COVID-19: Unmasking A Novel Pathogen. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

[Inspiring Safety] Making Safety Fun

[Inspiring Safety] Making Safety Fun

August 17, 2020

Episode 178: Justin Deflumeri is the Health & Safety Manager at Monogram Foods in the greater Boston area overseeing the safety of over 600 employees. He also serves as a member of ASSP's Executive Board. He joined us to chat about inspiring safety and how to make it fun for employees!  For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

[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.

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!

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