2021 Power Points

Click on the following presentation titles to view or download the monthly meeting power points. If there is not an active link, the power point is not available. If an audio recording is available, a link will be listed under the designated month/event.

*Power points are linked to presentation titles if available.

January 14, 2021 – Combating Fatigue in the Workplace, presented by Dr. Bruce Hensley, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. Sponsored by US Safety Gear. ***POWER POINT NOT AVAILABLE***

January 28, 2021- When Bad Things Happen to Good Companies: Protect your Brand from Safety Mishaps, presented by Jeff Hedrich, Founder & Lead Brand Strategist, Prodigal Company. ***POWER POINT NOT AVAILABLE***

February 11, 2021 – Rig It Right or it Will be Wrong! Presented by Al Abel, Lifting Specialist, Mazzella Lifting Technologies. Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center. Handout.

February 25, 2021 – Recharge Your Workers’ Compensation Program, presented by Debbie O’Connell &  Wendy Sergent, Regional Managers, 1-888-OhioComp. Sponsored by US Safety Gear.

March 25, 2021 – Best Practices: Ways to stay engaged, and promote safety with remote/home-based workers, presented by Tony DeAscentis, CEO of Ving. Sponsored by US Safety Gear.

April 8, 2021 – Human Trafficking 101, presented by Mary Kate Waggoner, Education & Outreach Committee Co-Chair at The Summit County Collaborative Against Human Trafficking, and Megan Vermillion, Volunteer Coordinator at the Hope & Healing Survivor Resource Center. Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

April 22, 2021 – Safety Focus Refreshpresented by Renee Onesti, Director of Operations at Kent Elastomer Products, and Mike Lenzo, Supervisor of Business Affairs at Maplewood Career Center. Sponsored by Ving!

May 13, 2021 – Safety Considerations for Robots in Manufacturing, presented by Mark Eitzman, Safety and Project Manager, Integrated Mill Systems.  Sponsored by 1-888-OhioComp.

May 27, 2021 – Reducing the Risk of Accidents Through Effective Fleet Safety Controls, presented by Timothy Brewster, Director, Loss Prevention & Recovery Unit, National Interstate Insurance Company. Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

June 10, 2021 – How to Bulletproof Your Lower Back, presented by Dr. Aubree (Jones) Brachna of Peak Family Chiropractic.Sponsored by Ving! ***POWER POINT NOT AVAILABLE***

July 8, 2021 – How to Build a Winning Culture, presented by Matt Campbell, Head Football Coach, Iowa State University. Sponsored by US Safety Gear. ***POWER POINT NOT AVAILABLE***

July 22, 2021 – 2021 OSHA Compliance with Multiemployer locations and Limited Resources, presented by Donald Elswick, ELSMART Associates, LLC. Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

August 12, 2021 – Worker Health Awareness in the Workplace, presented by Shelly Owen, Regional Sales Manager, Swift First Aid.

August 26, 2021 – Noise Hazards and What You Need To Know – Get Ready for OSHA’s new Region V Emphasis Program, presented by Marissa Scott, Industrial Hygiene Consultant, Safex. Sponsored by Metis Construction.

September 9, 2021 – Common Fire Inspection Violations, presented by Lt. Shawn M. Baynes, Kent Fire Dept. Sponsored by Summa Health.

September 23, 2021 – OSHA Knocks on the Door, presented by Greg Harmon, Industrial Safety Consultant Specialist, Ohio BWC. Sponsored by US Safety Gear.