Portage County Safety Council Podcast

Portage County Safety Council Podcast

Weekly podcast aimed at helping employers improve workplace safety, wellness & more!

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August 9, 2022 17 min

Episode 260: Jarrod Tomassi, President & Founder of Construction Life 365, joined us to talk about how he's helping to restore meaning, connection & camaraderie back to the construction industry!

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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Episode 259: Brett Lee, Deputy Director of the Portage County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, joined us to talk about the county's recent StormReady designation, tornadoes & more!

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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Episode 258: Nicholas Coia, Industrial Safety Consultant from the Ohio BWC, answers the question of the month regarding whether or not workers with diminished hearing still need to wear hearing protection.

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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June 29, 2022 19 min

Episode 257: In this live information session, we covered the details of the FY23 rebate qualifications, outlined the upcoming safety education programming and shared how to become a Portage County Safety Council member. Click here to join today!

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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Episode 256: Bryan McWhorter, Lead Safety Advisor for Safeopedia, presented to our safety council on how valuing people can improve your safety performance. Bryan is also a noted speaker and the author of several books on various topics including Lean, workplace safety and more. Check out his author's page on Amazon for more info.

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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Episode 255: Brad Ehrhart, President of the Portage Development Board, shares about the economic development work they're doing and how they can help companies locate, stay & grow in Portage County!

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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June 6, 2022 4 min

Episode 254: Safety compliance can often fall short because the messaging is too broad or the communications from management are not relevant or relatable to employees. In this excerpt from episode 253, Nicholas Coia, Industrial Safety Consultant from the Ohio BWC, talks about how employers can improve compliance by making safety personal.

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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Episode 253: Since the beginning of the pandemic, stress has been at an all time high. In this interview from November 2020, Luci Payne and Barb Furst of IMPACT Solutions EAP joined us to discuss how we can talk to employees about stress. Click here to watch the video.

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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Episode 252: From compassion fatigue to burnout, Barbare Rubel, keynote speaker and Executive Director at the Griefwork Center, shares with us how employers can use her FABULOUS model to prevent these and more.

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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May 16, 2022 23 min

Episode 251: Justin Deflumeri, MS, GSP, Owner of Optimal Safety Inspections, joined us to chat about leading vs.lagging indicators. Justin also shares fun stories on how he often makes safety fun and more engaging.

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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May 9, 2022 23 min

Episode 250: Katie Cretella, Director of Clinical Services, Trumbull County Mental Health & Recovery Board, joined us to talk about suicide for Mental Health Awareness Month. 

Free Mental Health Awareness Campaign resources are now available! Click here to download the free campaign poster (11x17).

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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April 25, 2022 37 min

Episode 249: Kelly Younkins, a Clinical Consultant and a Clinical Supervisor for Family & Community Services, Inc., joined us to talk about PTSD for Mental Health Awareness Month. 

Free Mental Health Awareness Campaign resources are now available! Click here to download the free campaign poster (11x17).

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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April 18, 2022 30 min

Episode 248: Kelly Younkins, a Clinical Consultant and a Clinical Supervisor for Family & Community Services, Inc., joined us to talk about anxiety for Mental Health Awareness Month. 

Free Mental Health Awareness Campaign resources are now available! Click here to download the free campaign poster (11x17).

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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April 12, 2022 29 min

Episode 247: Kelly Younkins, a Clinical Consultant and a Clinical Supervisor for Family & Community Services, Inc., joined us to talk about depression for Mental Health Awareness Month. 

Free Mental Health Awareness Campaign resources are now available! Click here to download the free campaign poster (11x17).

For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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April 1, 2022 27 min

Episode 246: Most of us complete an annual checkup with our family doctor as a preventative measure for our physical health but how many of us do the same for our mental health? Clinical Consultant, Kelly Younkins, shares her idea of annual "mental health checkups" that could revolutionize the mental health industry!

Free Mental Health Awareness Campaign resources are now available! Click here to download the free campaign...

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Episode 245: Have you looked into aftermarket enhancements to help improve safety at your facility but aren't sure where to start? Matt Mohler, Director of Facilities & EHS Manager at Delta Systems, Inc., in Streetsboro, OH, highlights a few products that you may want to consider. This is an excerpt from episode 242, click here to listen to his full presentation.  For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafe...

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Episode 244: Is a motorized pallet jack considered a powered industrial truck? How about a tractor? Matt Mohler, Director of Facilities & EHS Manager at Delta Systems, Inc., in Streetsboro, OH, presents on how OSHA defines a P.I.T. This is an excerpt from episode 242, click here to listen to his full presentation.  For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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Episode 243: Matt Mohler, Director of Facilities & EHS Manager at Delta Systems, Inc., in Streetsboro, OH, presents on OSHA training requirements for powered industrial trucks. This is an excerpt from episode 242, click here to listen to his full presentation.  For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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Episode 242: In his presentation to our safety council, Matt Mohler, Director of Facilities & EHS Manager at Delta Systems, Inc., in Streetsboro, OH, defined what OSHA considers a "powered industrial truck," covered training requirements and highlighted aftermarket safety enhancements.  For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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February 28, 2022 3 min

Episode 241: Nicholas Coia, Industrial Safety Consultant at the Ohio BWC, gives us a brief overview of the largest free workplace safety event in the country! For more info on OSC22, visit www.ohiosafetycongress.comFor more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today!

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