Portage County Safety Council Podcast
[NE Ohio Safety Expo Preview] Workers’ Compensation 101 – Basics from a MCO Perspective

[NE Ohio Safety Expo Preview] Workers’ Compensation 101 – Basics from a MCO Perspective

September 7, 2022

Episode 261: Cheryl Altizer, Account Executive at Promedica Medical Management, joined us to talk about her 2022 NE Ohio Safety Expo presentation titled, Workers’ Compensation 101 – Basics from a MCO prospective.

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

[Community Spotlight] Portage County Becomes StormReady

[Community Spotlight] Portage County Becomes StormReady

August 1, 2022

Episode 259: Brett Lee, Deputy Director of the Portage County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, joined us to talk about the county's recent StormReady designation, tornadoes & more!

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

[Safety Blast] Diminished Hearing Protection Standard

[Safety Blast] Diminished Hearing Protection Standard

July 4, 2022

Episode 258: Nicholas Coia, Industrial Safety Consultant from the Ohio BWC, answers the question of the month regarding whether or not workers with diminished hearing still need to wear hearing protection.

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!

[Powered Industrial Trucks] OSHA Training Requirements (Live)

[Powered Industrial Trucks] OSHA Training Requirements (Live)

March 14, 2022

Episode 243: Matt Mohler, Director of Facilities & EHS Manager at Delta Systems, Inc., in Streetsboro, OH, presents on OSHA training requirements for powered industrial trucks. This is an excerpt from episode 242, click here to listen to his full presentation.  For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

Building Trust to Improve Retention

Building Trust to Improve Retention

January 11, 2021

Episode 197: Dawn Yoder, CEO at Anderson Management, shares how she flipped one company's retention rate from 25% to 75% in just one year! Dawn is also a Global Priority Solutions consultant, check out their podcast, Living Like a Leader, available on your favorite podcast apps. Please note: this is an excerpt from e193. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

Dealing with Others During the Holidays

Dealing with Others During the Holidays

December 7, 2020

Episode 194: Dawn Yoder of Global Priority Solutions & Tanya Miller of Anti-Virus Youth Education, joined us on Zoom and gave us some tips on how to handle people different than us during the holidays! Check out their podcast, Living Like a Leader, available on your favorite podcast apps. Please note: this is an excerpt from e193. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

How to Engage Gen Z at Home & Work

How to Engage Gen Z at Home & Work

November 24, 2020

Episode 193: Tanya Miller of Anti-Virus Youth Education and Dawn Yoder of Global Priority Solutions, joined us on Zoom to talk about how to engage with Gen Z workers & family members. As a CEO, Dawn flipped a company's annual retention rate from 25% to 75% in one year by engaging employees better! She describes her experience starting at around 20:00. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

[Get Outside] Enjoying Fall in Portage Parks

[Get Outside] Enjoying Fall in Portage Parks

October 23, 2020

Episode 187: Jennifer White of the Portage Park District joined us to chat about the best places to enjoy the beautiful fall colors in Portage County, OH!  For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center. Photo of Morgan Park courtesy of Jennifer Robinson.

[Safety Break] I Am Because We Are!

[Safety Break] I Am Because We Are!

October 1, 2020

Episode 184: "You are only as good as the people and the community around you!" George Nelson, CSP, allowed us to share his highly motivational safety talk. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

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