Monthly Meetings

The Portage County Safety Council meets every second Thursday, 11:30am-1:00pm, at The Ravenna Elks, located at 776 E. Freedom St in Ravenna, OH.*

Lunch is $15 members/$20 non-members. RSVP required.

Click here to see previous monthly luncheon dates, topics, and power points.

All in-person events are cancelled until further notice due to COVID-19

Upcoming Luncheons:

April 9, 2020 – EAP, presented by Luci Payne, Director of Client Services, and Barb Furst, Account Manager, IMPACT Solutions. Sponsored by US Safety Gear.  ***NOTICE: This meeting has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns and order of the Ohio BWC**** Click here for more info.

May 14, 2020 – Annual Safety Awards & CEO Day. Keynote Speaker: James Lovejoy, Streetsboro High School Football Coach, 2019 Streetsboro Citizens of the Year and Senior Leader at The North Gate. Sponsored by 1-888-OhioComp. ***NOTICE: This meeting has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns and order of the Ohio BWC****

June 11, 2020 – How to Develop Unreliable Employees to Improve Safety, presented by Mike Thompson, MBA, Employer Relations & Employment Integration Program Training Coordinator, Family & Community Services. Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center. .***NOTICE: This meeting has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns and order of the Ohio BWC****

July 9, 2020 – Driving Safety. Sponsored by Ving!

August 13, 2020 – Slips, Trips & Falls. Sponsored by Summa Health.

September 10, 2020 – CEO Day. Keynote Speaker: Dawn Yoder, CEO, Anderson Management. Sponsored by US Safety Gear.

October 8, 2020 – How to Sell Safety to CEO’s, Managers & Front-line Employees, presented by Cari Gray, CSP, Industrial Safety Consultant, Ohio BWC. Sponsored by Portage Development Board.

November 12, 2020 – Complacency/Situational Awareness. Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

December 10, 2020 – Wellness Panel. Sponsored by 1-888-OhioComp.

January 14, 2021 – TBD. Sponsored by US Safety Gear.

*Unless otherwise noted.

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

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