2022-23 Monthly Meetings

The Portage County Safety Council meets in-person every second Thursday (except for March), 11:30am-1:00pm, at The Ravenna Elks, located at 776 N. Freedom St in Ravenna, OH.*

Lunch is $20 for members, $25 for non-members & walk-ins.

Upcoming FY23 In-Person Luncheons:

  • February 9, 2023 – Safety – What really matters? Presented by Steve Forystek, Corporate Safety Manager, CJK Group (Sheridan Ohio). Sponsored by Industrial Tube & Steel Corp.
  • March 2, 2023 – Emergency Management, Are You Prepared? Presented by Ryan Shackelford, Director, The Portage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (PC OHS/EM). Sponsored by Summa Health.
  • April 13, 2023 – Lockout Tagout, presented by Brian Zachetti, Industrial Safety Consultant Specialist, Ohio BWC.
  • May 11, 2023 – The Building Blocks of Workers’ Compensation: How to Build a Successful Program, presented by Debbie O’Connell, Regional Manager, Minute Men OhioComp. Sponsored by Minute Men OhioComp.
  • June 8, 2023 – Generational Gaps in the Workforce, presented by Professor Michael Kachilla, Director of the Entrepreneurial Studies Program & Leadership Studies Program at the University of Mount Union. Sponsored by US Safety Gear.

*Unless otherwise noted.

**All topics, dates, and speakers are subject to change.

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