2022-23 Monthly Meetings

Starting July 14, 2022, the Portage County Safety Council will meet in-person every second Thursday (unless otherwise noted), 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:

  • 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 – Safety Leadership, presented by Kevin Mowers, Owner, Extended Management, Inc, a franchise of Crestom International. Sponsored by US Safety Gear.
  • December 8, 2022 – Stay Safe with Robotics & Automation.** Sponsored by Minute Men OhioComp.
  • January 12, 2023 – OSHA Recordkeeping: Are you ready to post and submit your logs online? Presented by Cari Gray, Industrial Safety Consultant, Ohio BWC. Click here for the handout.
  • February 9, 2023 – Lockout Tagout.** Sponsored by Industrial Tube & Steel Corp.
  • March 2, 2023 – The Building Blocks of Workers’ Compensation: How to Build a Successful Program, presented by Debbie O’Connell, Regional Manager, Minute Men OhioComp.**
  • April 13, 2023 – Safety Culture & Effective Communication Strategies.**
  • May 11, 2023 – OSHA Updates.** 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.

*Unless otherwise noted.

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

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