Ohio Safety Congress

These podcast episodes are interviews completed with Ohio Safety Congress speakers, vendors, etc.

To listen to any of the following Safety Chats simply click on the title of each episode below.

  1. Episode 241 – Ohio Safety Congress 2022. Nicholas Coia, Industrial Safety Consultant at the Ohio BWC, gives us a brief overview of the largest free workplace safety event in the country! (3:40) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  2. Episode 240 – OSC22 Preview] Ohio EPA’s Regulations – What You Need to Know to Stay Out of Trouble. Dan Sowry, Assistant Environmental Administrator at the Ohio EPA, joined us on Zoom to give us a preview of his 2022 Ohio Safety Congress presentation titled, Ohio EPA’s Regulations – What You Need to Know to Stay Out of Trouble. (14:35) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  3. Episode 239 – [OSC22 Preview] Managers and Supervisors as EHS Leaders – Safety is Everyone’s Job. Dianne Grote Adams, President & Owner of Safex, Inc, an Ohio-based occupational safety & industrial hygiene consulting firm, joined us on Zoom to give us a preview of her 2022 Ohio Safety Congress presentation. (13:51) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  4. Episode 238 – [OSC22 Preview] The Pending Labor Shortage of 2010 is Here. Now What? Tom Mobley, Assistant Professor of Organization Leadership & Human Resources at the University of Cincinnati and the owner of Mobley HR Consulting, stopped by to give us a preview of his 2022 Ohio Safety Congress presentation. (22:06) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  5. Episode 237 – [OSC22 Preview] Master the Art of Conflict – for Safety’s Sake! Leadership & team development consultant, Karen Valencic, Founder of Spiral Impact and author of The Black Belt Edition of Spiral Impact: The Power to Get It Done with Grace, stopped by to give us a preview of her 2022 Ohio Safety Congress presentation titled, Master the Art of Conflict – for Safety’s Sake! (28:45) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  6. Episode 236 – [OSC22 Preview] Driving Safety Forward with Kindness. Bryan McWhorter & Scott Cuthbert of Safeopedia stopped by to give us a preview of their 2022 Ohio Safety Congress presentation on Driving Safety Forward with Kindness! (19:15) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  7. Episode 235 – [OSC22 Preview] Are You Ready to Lead Safety Differently? Pamela Walaski, Senior Program Director at Specialty Technical Consultants Inc., stopped by to give us a preview of her 2022 Ohio Safety Congress presentation on safety leadership titled, Are You Ready to Lead Safety Differently? (16:29) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  8. Episode 234 – [OSC22 Preview] Work Fatigue and Burnout: Why Exhaustion in the Workplace is Different. Emil Kresl, Director of Learning and Development at The University of Texas at Austin, joined us to give us a preview of his 2022 Ohio Safety Congress presentation on burnout & fatigue in the workplace! (20:23) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  9. Episode 232 – [OSC22 Preview] Maximizing Employee Engagement. Bob Bethel, VP of HR & Learning Services at The Employers’ Association, joined us to give us a preview of his 2022 Ohio Safety Congress presentation on maximizing employee engagement! (12:46) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  10. Episode 90 – Using Virtual Reality to Improve Safety. Can virtual reality help improve workplace safety? Eric Irwin, Founder of Speculr thinks so! We caught up with him at the 2019 Ohio Safety Congress in Columbus to discuss how he’s using virtual reality technology to help companies improve their safety performance! (11:52) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  11. Episode 89 – Exoskeletons & Ergonomic Risk Reduction. Is Sci-Fi coming to life to help improve workplace safety? We caught up with Jason Gillette, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Iowa State University, at the 2019 Ohio Safety Congress in Columbus to discuss how exoskeletons can help reduce ergonomic risks at work! (9:10) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  12. Episode 88 – Silica Standard Overview. We caught up with Dianne Grote Adams & the Safex superhero team at the 2019 Ohio Safety Congress in Columbus, OH! She sat down with Nic to share steps companies can take to ensure full compliance with OSHA’s silica standard update that went into effect last year. (8:35) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  13. Episode 85 – Employee Engagement Best Practices. We caught up with Stephen Francis, President & Lead Strategist at Franchise D & I Solutions, before his presentation at the 2019 Ohio Safety Congress on how we can better engage employees through inclusion, involvement & investment! (13:43) Listen/Download via Google Drive.

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