Portage County Safety Council Podcast
Ladder Safety for Work and the Holidays (Live)

Ladder Safety for Work and the Holidays (Live)

November 13, 2020

Episode 191: This is a live recording of our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, November 12, 2020. The topic was Ladder Safety for Work and the Holidays, and it was presented by Dave Dennison, Safety Specialist at Flaherty Sales (Werner Co). For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

[Safety Break] That Won’t Happen to Me

[Safety Break] That Won’t Happen to Me

November 2, 2020

Episode 188: In this episode, George Nelson, CSP encourages us to discover and lead people through "bulletproof attitudes." For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

[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.

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!

[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!

[Safety Talk] Thunderstorms & Lightening

[Safety Talk] Thunderstorms & Lightening

April 24, 2020

Episode 155: Here's some safety tips from Ready.gov on what to do during thunderstorms & lightening! For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

How Stress Affects Workplace Safety

How Stress Affects Workplace Safety

April 13, 2020

Episode 149: Is stress really a safety concern? In this episode, Mike & Nic chat about stress before & during the COVID-19 pandemic and how it significantly impacts your workforce, even in regards to safety!  For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

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