Portage County Safety Council Podcast
2022-23 Rebate Program Information

2022-23 Rebate Program Information

June 29, 2022

Episode 257: In this live information session, we covered the details of the FY23 rebate qualifications, outlined the upcoming safety education programming and shared how to become a Portage County Safety Council member. Click here to join today!

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

Driving Safety Forward with Kindness (Live)

Driving Safety Forward with Kindness (Live)

June 20, 2022

Episode 256: Bryan McWhorter, Lead Safety Advisor for Safeopedia, presented to our safety council on how valuing people can improve your safety performance. Bryan is also a noted speaker and the author of several books on various topics including Lean, workplace safety and more. Check out his author's page on Amazon for more info.

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

[Community Spotlight] Portage Development Board

[Community Spotlight] Portage Development Board

June 13, 2022

Episode 255: Brad Ehrhart, President of the Portage Development Board, shares about the economic development work they're doing and how they can help companies locate, stay & grow in Portage County!

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

Making Safety Personal

Making Safety Personal

June 6, 2022

Episode 254: Safety compliance can often fall short because the messaging is too broad or the communications from management are not relevant or relatable to employees. In this excerpt from episode 253, Nicholas Coia, Industrial Safety Consultant from the Ohio BWC, talks about how employers can improve compliance by making safety personal.

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

How to Talk to Employees About Stress

How to Talk to Employees About Stress

May 31, 2022

Episode 253: Since the beginning of the pandemic, stress has been at an all time high. In this interview from November 2020, Luci Payne and Barb Furst of IMPACT Solutions EAP joined us to discuss how we can talk to employees about stress. Click here to watch the video.

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

How to Prevent Compassion Fatigue & Employee Burnout

How to Prevent Compassion Fatigue & Employee Burnout

May 23, 2022

Episode 252: From compassion fatigue to burnout, Barbare Rubel, keynote speaker and Executive Director at the Griefwork Center, shares with us how employers can use her FABULOUS model to prevent these and more.

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

Leading vs. Lagging Indicators

Leading vs. Lagging Indicators

May 16, 2022

Episode 251: Justin Deflumeri, MS, GSP, Owner of Optimal Safety Inspections, joined us to chat about leading vs.lagging indicators. Justin also shares fun stories on how he often makes safety fun and more engaging.

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

Let’s Talk About Suicide

Let’s Talk About Suicide

May 9, 2022

Episode 250: Katie Cretella, Director of Clinical Services, Trumbull County Mental Health & Recovery Board, joined us to talk about suicide for Mental Health Awareness Month. 

Free Mental Health Awareness Campaign resources are now available! Click here to download the free campaign poster (11x17).

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

Let’s Talk About PTSD

Let’s Talk About PTSD

April 25, 2022

Episode 249: Kelly Younkins, a Clinical Consultant and a Clinical Supervisor for Family & Community Services, Inc., joined us to talk about PTSD for Mental Health Awareness Month. 

Free Mental Health Awareness Campaign resources are now available! Click here to download the free campaign poster (11x17).

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

Please note: this interview was recorded on March 10, 2022. 

Let’s Talk About Anxiety

Let’s Talk About Anxiety

April 18, 2022

Episode 248: Kelly Younkins, a Clinical Consultant and a Clinical Supervisor for Family & Community Services, Inc., joined us to talk about anxiety for Mental Health Awareness Month. 

Free Mental Health Awareness Campaign resources are now available! Click here to download the free campaign poster (11x17).

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

Please note: this interview was recorded on March 3, 2022. 

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