Portage County Safety Council Podcast
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.

COVID-19: Unmasking A Novel Pathogen (Live)

COVID-19: Unmasking A Novel Pathogen (Live)

October 16, 2020

Episode 186: This is a live recording of our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, August 13, 2020. The topic was COVID-19: Unmasking A Novel Pathogen and it was presented by Kristen Dickerson, PhD, Statewide Health, Wellness, & Special Program Manager, OCOSH-Ohio BWC. Click here to watch a full video recording of the her presentation. For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com 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] 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.

How Chiropractic Care Can Help You Return to Work

How Chiropractic Care Can Help You Return to Work

June 15, 2020

Episode 169: Dr. Tyler Munn of Munn Chiropractic in Aurora, OH, stayed over with us after a recent workplace safety luncheon to chat about how chiropractic care can help you to both prevent workplace injuries and return to work much faster! For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

[Get Outside] Ohio Mountain Biking Trails

[Get Outside] Ohio Mountain Biking Trails

June 2, 2020

Episode 166: Did you know that you don't have to go to Colorado to mountain bike?!?! Jim Olander, the Trail Director at the Cleveland Area Mountain Biking Association (CAMBA), joined us to demystify mountain biking and chat about trails in Portage County & throughout NE Ohio! Check out their Facebook page and/or Facebook community groupFor more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

Why Employers Should Promote Spending Time Outdoors

Why Employers Should Promote Spending Time Outdoors

May 28, 2020

Episode 164: Research shows spending more time outdoors not only improves health but also focus, creativity & productivity! Should employers implement a #GetOutside campaign for their employees? We think so! Join Mike & Nic as they discuss this and more! For free employer related Get Outside articles, resources & campaign ideas, check out our For Employers campaign page.  For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

[Get Outside] Park Rx

[Get Outside] Park Rx

May 26, 2020

Episode 163: Andrea Metzler & Jennifer White share about the Portage Park District's Park Rx program! Also, check out their new Remote Education Programs that were launched as a result of COVID-19. 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] Why You Should Spend More Time Outdoors

[Get Outside] Why You Should Spend More Time Outdoors

May 14, 2020

Episode 160: Andrea Metzler & Jennifer White of the Portage Park District, joined us to chat about the health benefits of spending time outdoors at least 120 minutes a week! Check out our new Get Outside campaign! Follow the links to get a free Portage Parks Get Outside poster or flyer today! 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.

Overcoming Loneliness During COVID-19

Overcoming Loneliness During COVID-19

May 11, 2020

Episode 159: According to the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration, "loneliness and social isolation can be as damaging to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day!" As the COVID-19 crisis continues, we asked Jennifer Parmenter, Clinical Counseling Supervisor at Family & Community Services, Inc., in Kent, OH, to call in to give us some tips on how to overcome loneliness & avoid its deadly consequences! For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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