Portage County Safety Council Podcast
2020 Program Updates & Annual Safety Awards (Live)

2020 Program Updates & Annual Safety Awards (Live)

July 20, 2020

Episode 176: This is a live recording of our Annual Safety Awards Zoom Meeting on Thursday, July 16, 2020. In addition to the awards ceremony, we received updates from the Ohio BWC & the PCSC. Nic & Mike were joined by Steering Committee members Debbie O'Connell of 1-888-OhioComp and Renee Onesti of Kent Elastomer Products. Click here to view the video on You Tube. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

[Get Outside] Wild Hikes Challenge

[Get Outside] Wild Hikes Challenge

May 1, 2020

Episode 157: Jennifer White shares about Portage Park District's Wild Hikes Challenge! Hike 8 parks or trails by the end of year and earn a hiking staff (1st year) and/or Wild Hikes medallion. What a fun way to explore all the great parks & trails in Portage County! This is an excerpt from e156, 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.

[Get Outside] 2020 Campaign Launch!

[Get Outside] 2020 Campaign Launch!

April 20, 2020

Episode 152: Are there advantages of spending more time outdoors? Should employers implement a #GetOutside campaign to their employees? Join Mike & Nic as they answer these two questions and chat about the Portage County Safety Council's new Get Outside Campaign with Portage Parks! Follow the campaign link to download a free campaign poster or flyer today! For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

Celebrating 150 Episodes & More!

Celebrating 150 Episodes & More!

April 14, 2020

Episode 150: Mike & Nic celebrate 150 episodes and 33 hours of original workplace safety & wellness content! Join them as they discuss this and more!  For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

Celebrating 2019!

Celebrating 2019!

December 19, 2019

Episode 127: 2019 was another great year for the Portage Council Safety Council! In this episode, Mike & Nic take a look back and celebrate the impact & successes of the PCSC throughout the year! For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

Why I Stay Safe Campaign Launch (Live)

Why I Stay Safe Campaign Launch (Live)

October 14, 2019

Episode 116 is a live recording of our Why I Stay Safe Campaign launch at our monthly workplace safety luncheon on October 10, 2019. PCSC Manager, Mike Thompson, shares the insight from a recent survey that led to the development & launch of the campaign as well as the free resources that are available online aimed at helping employers integrate the campaign into their current safety program. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

Why I Stay Safe

Why I Stay Safe

October 3, 2019

Episode 115: What's your employees' primary motivation for working safe? It may not be what you think it is! Join Nic & Mike as they chat about the results of a recent survey that led to the launch of the Portage County Safety Council's new Why I Stay Safe CampaignFor more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

2019 SCSC Wellness Conference

2019 SCSC Wellness Conference

August 29, 2019

Episode 109: Cari Gray, Safety Consultant for the Ohio BWC, called in to tell us about the 2019 Wellness Conference in Akron on Thursday, September 26, 2019! PCSC members: this event qualifies for 1 FY20 External Training Credit. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

Celebrating 100 Episodes and More!

Celebrating 100 Episodes and More!

July 8, 2019

Episode 100: Nic & Mike celebrate 100 episodes and two big wins for the Portage County Safety Council! Join them as they discuss this and more! For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

3 Reasons to Join an Ohio Safety Council!

3 Reasons to Join an Ohio Safety Council!

June 3, 2019

Episode 98: Ever consider enrolling your company in an Ohio Safety Council program? Here’s 3 reasons why you should! Click here to learn more about how your company can earn up a 4% Ohio BWC premium rebate by actively participating in a local safety council. Click here to find a local safety council near you!

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