Portage County Safety Council Podcast
[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.

[Inspiring Safety] Becoming an Industrial Athlete

[Inspiring Safety] Becoming an Industrial Athlete

August 10, 2020

Episode 177: George Nelson's LinkedIn videos inspired us to do an entire podcast series on #inspiring #safety! He joined us on Zoom to chat about having real conversations and how to start seeing yourself as an "industrial athlete" to ensure longevity.  For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website 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!

Leading Through Changes at Work

Leading Through Changes at Work

June 1, 2020

Episode 165: Change is never easy but it is inevitable, especially in times of crisis! As non-essential businesses start to reopen, workers will be returning to some big changes. Join Mike & Nic as they discuss how to plan, lead, communicate & navigate through change.  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!

[Health Talk] COVID-19

[Health Talk] COVID-19

March 19, 2020

Episode 144: Becky Lehman and Ali Mitchel of the Portage County Combined Health District, joined us to talk about COVID-19 and what we can do to prevent it! Please Note: this episode was recorded on 3/18/20 and at the time of this publishing, state & federal agencies are providing updates multiple times a day. Please visit the CDC or coronavirus.ohio.gov for more up to date information. For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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