Portage County Safety Council Podcast
Recharge Your Workers’ Compensation Program (Live)

Recharge Your Workers’ Compensation Program (Live)

May 11, 2021

Episode 205: This is a live recording of our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, February 25, 2021. The topic was Recharge Your Workers’ Compensation Program  and it was presented by Debbie O’Connell &  Wendy Sergent, Regional Managers, 1-888-OhioCompFor more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

Rig it Right (Live)

Rig it Right (Live)

April 14, 2021

Episode 203: This is a live recording of our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, February 11, 2021. The topic was Rig it Right or it Will be Wrong and it was presented by Al Abel, Lifting Specialist, Mazzella Lifting Technologies. Click here for a copy of the slideshow used or the handout mentioned. For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

Combating Fatigue in the Workplace (Live)

Combating Fatigue in the Workplace (Live)

March 19, 2021

Episode 201: This is a live recording of our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, January 14, 2021. The topic was Combating Fatigue in the Workplace and it was presented by Dr. Bruce Hensley, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center.   For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

[Inspiring Safety] Creating Space for Employees to Grow

[Inspiring Safety] Creating Space for Employees to Grow

January 25, 2021

Episode 199: Safety specialist Katie Woodhall, Organizational Development & Leadership Advisor at Sparrow Tale, joined us to chat about how she inspires safety by creating space for employees to grow!  For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

What is Human Trafficking?

What is Human Trafficking?

January 21, 2021

Episode 198: Mary Kate Waggoner, Education and Outreach Committee Co-Chair of the Summit County Collaborative Against Human Trafficking (SCCAHT), joined us to answer common questions and expose myths in regards to human trafficking. Check out EndSlaverySummitCounty.org  or their FB page for update into.  For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

Avoiding Burnout During COVID-19 & Beyond

Avoiding Burnout During COVID-19 & Beyond

December 21, 2020

Episode 195: Dr. Kristen Dickerson, Statewide Health, Wellness, & Special Program Manager at the Ohio Center for Occupational Safety & Health (Ohio BWC), joined us to talk about how to avoid emotional burnout caused by social pressure during the pandemic and more!  For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com 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.

How Stressed are Your Employees?

How Stressed are Your Employees?

November 18, 2020

Episode 192: How stressed are your employees since COVID-19? Does stress cause them to work unsafely? Should you talk to your employees about stress? In this episode, Mike & Nic answer these questions and more while discussing the results of a recent, eye-opening PCSC survey. Click here to watch the video or view the power point. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

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.

Portage County COVID-19 Update (October 2020)

Portage County COVID-19 Update (October 2020)

November 12, 2020

Episode 189: This is a live recording of our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, October 8, 2020. The topic was Portage County COVID-19 Update, and it was presented by Becky Lehman, Director of Health Education and Promotion, Portage County Health District. PLEASE NOTE: COVID-19 information is updated frequently, please visit their website for the latest update. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

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