Portage County Safety Council Podcast
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] 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.

[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!

[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.

[Get Outside] Ohio Mountain Biking Trails

[Get Outside] Ohio Mountain Biking Trails

June 2, 2020

Episode 166: Did you know that you don't have to go to Colorado to mountain bike?!?! Jim Olander, the Trail Director at the Cleveland Area Mountain Biking Association (CAMBA), joined us to demystify mountain biking and chat about trails in Portage County & throughout NE Ohio! Check out their Facebook page and/or Facebook community groupFor more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

Why Employers Should Promote Spending Time Outdoors

Why Employers Should Promote Spending Time Outdoors

May 28, 2020

Episode 164: Research shows spending more time outdoors not only improves health but also focus, creativity & productivity! Should employers implement a #GetOutside campaign for their employees? We think so! Join Mike & Nic as they discuss this and more! For free employer related Get Outside articles, resources & campaign ideas, check out our For Employers campaign page.  For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

[Get Outside] Park Rx

[Get Outside] Park Rx

May 26, 2020

Episode 163: Andrea Metzler & Jennifer White share about the Portage Park District's Park Rx program! Also, check out their new Remote Education Programs that were launched as a result of COVID-19. This is an excerpt from e156, 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.

[Get Outside] Nelson-Kennedy Ledges State Park

[Get Outside] Nelson-Kennedy Ledges State Park

May 18, 2020

Episode 161: John Trevelline, Park Manager of Nelson-Kennedy Ledges State Park, joined us to chat about the wonder of Nelson-Kennedy Ledges State Park! Please note: this episode was recorded prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, please adhere to social distancing guidelines as suggested. For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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