2022 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 13, 2022 – The Impact of Prediabetes on Your Workforce, presented by Nicole Smith, MPH, CHES®, Diabetes Program Consultant at the Ohio Department of Health. Sponsored by Sequoia Wellness at NEOMED. Handout.

January 27, 2022 – OSHA Recordkeeping, presented by Dianne Grote Adams, President & Founder, Safex. Sponsored by Metis Construction.

February 10, 2022 – Powered Industrial Trucks: OSHA Basics & Aftermarket Safety Enhancements, presented by Matt Mohler, Director of Facilities/EHS&S, Delta Systems, Inc. Sponsored by Portage Development Board.March 17, 2022 – TBD. Sponsored by US Safety Gear.

February 24, 2022 – Moving More vs. Sitting Less: How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Sedentary Work, presented by Dr. Stefan Zavalin, Founder, Love to Move. Sponsored by Metis Construction.

April 28, 2022 – Ohio EPA’s Regulations – What You Need to Know to Stay Out of Trouble,  presented by Dan Sowry, Assistant Environmental Administrator, Ohio EPA. Sponsored by US Safety Gear.

May 12, 2022 – Risk Assessment: Identifying and Assessing Risks and Hazards in the Workplace. Presented by Fran Sehn, Principal Consultant, FxS Risk and Safety Consulting and Adjunct Instructor University of Pittsburgh. Sponsored by Minute Men OhioComp.

May 26, 2022 – Machine Guarding: Back to the Basics, presented by Brian Basbagill, CSP, Senior Consultant, Safex. Sponsored by Metis Construction.

June 9, 2022 – Driving Safety Forward with Kindness, presented by Bryan McWhorter, Safety Advisor, Safeopedia. Sponsored by Portage Development Board.

July 14, 2022 – Moving Forward with Safety Post-Pandemic, presented by Renee Onesti, Director of Operations, Kent Elastomer Products; Robert Campbell, Safety Coordinator, Viking Forge Corporation; Debbie O’Connell, Regional Account Manager, Minute Men OhioComp. ***NO POWERPOINT USED***

August 11, 2022 – Getting to the Root: How to Discover the Underlying Issues After an Injury, presented by Nicholas Coia, MPA, Industrial Safety Consultant Specialist, Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.

September 8, 2022 – Manufacturing and Society Demand Both Safety and Productivity, presented by Mark Eitzman, Safety and Project Manager, Integrated Mill Systems. Sponsored by US Safety Gear.

October 6, 2022 – Are You Ready to Lead Safety Differently? Presented by Pam Walaski, CSP, FASSP, Senior Program Director at Specialty Technical Consultants, Inc. Handout.

October 13, 2022 – Common Fire Code Violations, presented by Lt. Vince Yost of the Kent Fire Dept. Sponsored by SERVPRO of Portage County.

November 10, 2022 – Effective Communication: How to Leverage Stories to Improve Your Safety Messaging, presented by Kevin Mowers, Owner, Extended Management, Inc, a franchise of Crestcom International. Sponsored by US Safety Gear.

December 8, 2022 – Staying Safe Around Automation, presented by Mark Eitzman, Safety and Project Manager, Integrated Mill Systems. Sponsored by Minute Men OhioComp.