Portage County Safety Council Podcast
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.

[Safety Crash Course] HazCom & GHS Basics (Live)

[Safety Crash Course] HazCom & GHS Basics (Live)

June 8, 2020

Episode 167: This is a live recording of the 2nd of 3 Safety Crash Course - Part 2 presentations at our monthly workplace safety luncheon on March 5, 2020. The topic was HazCom & GHS Basics and it was presented by Matt Mohler, Facilities Director, Delta Systems, Inc. Click here to view the power point. For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

[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!

Leading Through Changes at Work

Leading Through Changes at Work

June 1, 2020

Episode 165: Change is never easy but it is inevitable, especially in times of crisis! As non-essential businesses start to reopen, workers will be returning to some big changes. Join Mike & Nic as they discuss how to plan, lead, communicate & navigate through change.  For 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!