Portage County Safety Council Podcast
[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.

[Inspiring Safety] Consistency is Key

[Inspiring Safety] Consistency is Key

September 7, 2020

Episode 181: Matt Mohler, Facilities Director & Safety Manager at Delta Systems, Inc. in Streetsboro, OH, joined us to chat about how he inspires safety while reminding us that consistency is key for every safety initiative! For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

[Inspiring Safety] Partnering to Solve Problems

[Inspiring Safety] Partnering to Solve Problems

August 31, 2020

Episode 180: Linda F. Martin, PhD, joined us to chat about inspiring safety and partnering to solve problems! Dr. Martin is the founder of The Soteria Society and currently serves as the Department Chair for Safety Programs (BS, MS, and PhD) at Capitol Technology University.  For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

A Closer Look: 4 Keys to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 at Home or Work

A Closer Look: 4 Keys to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 at Home or Work

August 24, 2020

Episode 179: Dr. Kristen Dickerson, Statewide Health, Wellness, & Special Program Manager at the Ohio Center for Occupational Safety & Health (Ohio BWC), joined us for a post-presentation interview to take a closer look at COVID-19 and answer some of the tougher questions. Click here to watch a video recording of her full presentation from August 13th, 2020, titled, COVID-19: Unmasking A Novel Pathogen. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

[Inspiring Safety] Making Safety Fun

[Inspiring Safety] Making Safety Fun

August 17, 2020

Episode 178: Justin Deflumeri is the Health & Safety Manager at Monogram Foods in the greater Boston area overseeing the safety of over 600 employees. He also serves as a member of ASSP's Executive Board. He joined us to chat about inspiring safety and how to make it fun for employees!  For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

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