Portage County Safety Council Podcast
Noise Hazards

Noise Hazards

September 23, 2021

Episode 218: In this follow up interview, Marissa Scott, Industrial Hygiene Consultant at Safex, chats with us about noise hazards, ototoxins, sound level apps and more! Click here to watch a video of the Zoom call. For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

Top 10 Most Costly Workplace Injuries 2021

Top 10 Most Costly Workplace Injuries 2021

September 16, 2021

Episode 217: Did you know that the top 10 disabling workplace injuries cost employers over $58 billion every year? In this episode, we cover those top 10 injuries according to Liberty Mutual Insurance’s 2021 Workplace Safety Index report and chat about what you can do to prevent them. Click here to watch the video. For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

[Safety Culture] Inconsistency Kills Progress

[Safety Culture] Inconsistency Kills Progress

September 9, 2021

Episode 216: Ami Gignac & Katie Woodhall, Managing Partners at Sparrow Tale management consulting, chat with us on how consistency can make or break the development of your safety culture! This is an excerpt from e175, click here to listen to the full interview. For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

[Safety Culture] Include Soft Skills in Your Training

[Safety Culture] Include Soft Skills in Your Training

August 4, 2021

Episode 211: Ami Gignac & Katie Woodhall, Managing Partners at Sparrow Tale, chat with us about how training your staff in soft skills can improve your safety culture in the long-run! This is an excerpt from e175, click here to listen to the full interview. For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

[Safety Culture] Better Communication Connects

[Safety Culture] Better Communication Connects

June 15, 2021

Episode 210: Ami Gignac & Katie Woodhall, Managing Partners at Sparrow Tale, chat with us about how better communication improves the connection between your employees and your safety message! This is an excerpt from e175, click here to listen to the full interview. For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

[Safety Culture] The Importance of Management Commitment

[Safety Culture] The Importance of Management Commitment

May 26, 2021

Episode 207: Ami Gignac & Katie Woodhall, Managing Partners at Sparrow Tale, chat with us about the importance of management commitment in regards to shifting safety culture! This is an excerpt from e175, click here to listen to the full interview. 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.

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.

[Inspiring Safety] Celebrate Success and Leverage Autonomy & Innovation

[Inspiring Safety] Celebrate Success and Leverage Autonomy & Innovation

October 5, 2020

Episode 185: In this episode of Inspiring Safety, we're joined by safety pro, Drew Garverick! We met Drew at OSC19 in Columbus where he participated on a featured panel discussing safety trends. He is currently an EHS/DOT Representative at PepsiCo and serves as the Vice Chair of the Education & Training Committee for the OSC & Expo.  For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com 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.

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