Recorded Live

These featured messages are monthly luncheon presentations and other trainings that are recorded live in order to supplement our in-person training.

To listen to any of the following feature messages simply click on the title of each episode below.

  1. Episode 224 – Finding Facts, Not Faults: How to Improve Safety After an Injury (Live). Nicholas Coia, Industrial Safety Consultant for the Ohio BWC, presents on Finding Facts, Not Faults: How to Improve Safety After an Injury. Click here to watch the video. Click here to view the slides or here for the handout mentioned. (43:16) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  2. Episode 220 – How to Build a Winning Culture (Live). Matt Campbell, Head Football Coach at Iowa State University, presents live to our safety council on how to create a winning culture! (46:13) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  3. Episode 219 – Fleet Safety Q & A. Timothy Brewster, Director of the Loss Prevention & Recovery Unit at National Interstate Insurance Company, answers questions after his presentation on Reducing the Risk of Accidents Through Effective Fleet Safety Controls. (6:07) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  4. Episode 214 – Safety Considerations for Robots in Manufacturing (Live). Mark Eitzman, Safety and Project Manager at Integrated Mill Systems, presents live on robot safety at one of our recent virtual meetings. Click here for the Power Point. Click here to view the video recording. (46:04) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  5. Episode 213 – Reducing the Risk of Accidents Through Effective Fleet Safety Controls (Live). Timothy Brewster, Director of Loss Prevention & Recovery Unit at National Interstate Insurance Company presents on fleet safety at our May 21, 2021, virtual meeting. (31:46) Listen/Download Google Drive.
  6. Episode 212 – [Q & A] Robot Safety. Mark Eitzman, Safety and Project Manager at Integrated Mill Systems, answers questions after his presentation on Safety Considerations for Robots in Manufacturing. (8:33) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  7. Episode 205 – Recharge Your Workers’ Compensation Program (Live). This is a live recording of our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, February 25, 2021. The topic was Recharge Your Workers’ Compensation Program  and it was presented by Debbie O’Connell &  Wendy Sergent, Regional Managers, 1-888-OhioComp. (53:02) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  8. Episode 203 – Rig it Right (Live). This is a live recording of our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, February 11, 2021. The topic was Rig it Right or it Will be Wrong and it was presented by Al Abel, Lifting Specialist, Mazzella Lifting Technologies. Click here for a copy of the slideshow used or the handout mentioned. (38:50) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  9. Episode 202 – Health Talk] Heart Disease Prevention (Live). This is a live recording of a public service announcement presented by UH Portage Medical Center at our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, February 11, 2021, on Zoom.  (7:49) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  10. Episode 201 – Combating Fatigue in the Workplace (Live). This is a live recording of our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, January 14, 2021. The topic was Combating Fatigue in the Workplace and it was presented by Dr. Bruce Hensley, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. (36:05) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  11. Episode 196 – How to Build a Culture of Success & Legacy (Live). This is a live recording of our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, September 24, 2020. The topic was The Power of Words: How to Build a Culture of Success & Legacy, and it was presented by Coach James Lovejoy, Streetsboro High School Assistant Football Coach & 2019 Streetsboro Citizen of the Year. (34:24) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  12. Episode 191 – Ladder Safety for Work and the Holidays (Live). This is a live recording of our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, November 12, 2020. The topic was Ladder Safety for Work and the Holidays, and it was presented by Dave Dennison, End User Safety Specialist, Werner Ladders (Flaherty Sales) (54:27) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  13. Episode 186 – COVID-19: Unmasking A Novel Pathogen (Live). This is a live recording of our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, August 13, 2020. The topic was COVID-19: Unmasking A Novel Pathogen and it was presented by Kristen Dickerson, PhD, Statewide Health, Wellness, & Special Program Manager, OCOSH-Ohio BWC. (39:19) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  14. Episode 182 – Stay Cool! How to Reduce Heat Stress During COVID-19 (Live). This is a live recording of our Virtual Safety Council meeting on Thursday, September 10, 2020. The topic was Stay Cool! How to Reduce Heat Stress During COVID-19 and it was presented by Shelly McCullough, Certified First Aid, CPR, AED Trainer, Swift First Aid. (35:42) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  15. Episode 176 – 2020 Program Updates & Annual Safety Awards (Live). This is a live recording of our Annual Safety Awards Zoom meeting on Thursday, July 16, 2020. In addition to the awards ceremony, we received updates from the Ohio BWC & the PCSC. Nic & Mike were joined by Steering Committee members Debbie O’Connell of 1-888-OhioComp and Renee Onesti of Kent Elastomer Products. Click here to view the video on You Tube. (29:52). Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  16. Episode 171 – [Safety Crash Course] Machine Guarding Basics (Live). This is a live recording of the 3rd of 3 Safety Crash Course – Part 2 presentations at our monthly workplace safety luncheon on March 5, 2020. The topic was Machine Guarding Basics and it was presented by Renee Onesti, Director of Engineering & Maintenance, Kent Elastomer Products, Inc. Click here to view the power point. (13:53) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  17. Episode 167 – [Safety Crash Course] HazCom & GHS Basics (Live). This is a live recording of the 2nd of 3 Safety Crash Course – Part 2 presentations at our monthly workplace safety luncheon on March 5, 2020. The topic was HazCom & GHS Basics and it was presented by Matt Mohler, Facilities Director, Delta Systems, Inc. Click here to view the power point. (18:45) Listen/Download Google Drive.
  18. Episode 158 – [Safety Crash Course] Bloodborne Pathogens (Live). This is a live recording of the 1st of 3 Safety Crash Course – Part 2 presentations at our monthly workplace safety luncheon on March 5, 2020. The topic was Bloodborne Pathogens Basics and it was presented by Brenda Allen, Certified Trainer, Swift First Aid. (14:56) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  19. Episode 145 – [Safety Crash Course] JSA & JHA Basics (Live). This is a live recording of the 4th of 4 Safety Crash Course – Part 1 presentations at our monthly workplace safety luncheon on February 13, 2020. The topic was JSA & JHA Basics and it was presented by Debbie O’Connell, Regional Account Manager, 1-888-OhioComp. Click here to view the power point. (11:41) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  20. Episode 143 – [Safety Crash Course] Forklift Safety Basics (Live). This is a live recording of the 3rd of 4 Safety Crash Course – Part 1 presentations at our monthly workplace safety luncheon on February 13, 2020. The topic was Forklift Safety Basics and it was presented by Robert Campbell, Safety Coordinator, Viking Forge Corporation. Click here to view the power point. (8:58) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  21. Episode 142 – [Safety Crash Course] PPE Basics (Live). This is a live recording of the 2nd of 4 Safety Crash Course – Part 1 presentations at our monthly workplace safety luncheon on February 13, 2020. The topic was PPE Basics and it was presented by Twilla Watson, Human Resources Manager, Hess Print Solutions. Click here to view the power point. Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  22. Episode 140 – [Safety Crash Course] Lockout Tagout Basics. This is a live recording of the first of four Safety Crash Course – Part 1 presentations at our monthly workplace safety luncheon on February 13, 2020. The topic was Lockout Tagout Basics and it was presented by Renee Onesti, Director of Engineering & Maintenance, Kent Elastomer Products, Inc. Click here to view the power point. (8:38) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  23. Episode 138 – Practical Application of Electrical Safety. This is a live recording of our monthly workplace safety luncheon on December 12, 2019. The topic was Practical Application of Electrical Safety and it was presented by Karl Cunningham, Global Electrical Safety, Maintenance and Project Specialist, ES Squared, Inc. (34:26) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  24. Episode 136 – [Live Training] Reboot Your Health. This is a live recording of our monthly workplace safety luncheon on January 9, 2020, presented by Dr. Aubree Jones of Peak Family Chiropractic. Our members overwhelmingly rated this presentation “Excellent! (33:32) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  25. Episode 132 – Healthy Workers are Safer Workers (Live Campaign Launch). This is a live recording of our Healthy Workers are Safer Workers campaign launch at our monthly workplace safety luncheon on January 9, 2020. PCSC Manager, Mike Thompson, shares the insight from a recent survey that led to the development & launch of the campaign as well as the free resources that are available online aimed at helping employers promote & improve workplace wellness. (10:17) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  26. Episode 131 – [Free Training] Mirror Neurons: Hardwired for Empathy (Live). Here’s an excerpt of a recent live training on mirror neurons from Mike Thompson, PCSC Manager. Although the training is addressed to workers in social services, it’s relevant to all staff, especially those who provide one-on-one care, coaching or case management. We hope you enjoy this free training! (12:56) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  27. Episode 124 – The Effects of Drugs at Work (Live). This is a live recording of our monthly workplace safety luncheon on March 14, 2019. The topic was The Effects of Drugs at Work: Warning Signs & Prevention and it was presented by Dr. Amanda Burke, Prevention Specialist at Townhall II. Click here to view the power point used in the presentation. (43:34) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  28. Episode 122 – Improving Safety By Understanding People. This is a live recording of our monthly workplace safety luncheon on November 14, 2019. The topic was Improving Safety By Understanding People and it was presented by Mike Thompson, PCSC Manager. Click here to view the power point used in the presentation. (36:53) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  29. Episode 119 – Behavior-Based Safety 101. This is a live recording of the “BBS 101…It’s Not BS!” breakout session at the NE Ohio Safety Expo on Oct. 11, 2019. The topic was presented by Sarah Ghezzi, CSP, Industrial Safety Consultant, for Ohio BWC! (45:34) Listen/Download via Google.
  30. Episode 117 – Ohio Fire Codes in the Workplace. This is a live recording of our monthly workplace safety luncheon on August 8, 2019. The topic was Ohio Fire Codes in the Workplace and it was presented by Lt. Jeff Coffee of the Kent Fire Dept. (44:46) Listen/Download via Google.
  31. Episode 116 – Why I Stay Safe Campaign Launch (Live). This episode is a live recording of our Why I Stay Safe Campaign launch at our monthly workplace safety luncheon on October 10, 2019. PCSC Manager, Mike Thompson, shares the insight from a recent survey that led to the development & launch of the campaign as well as the free resources that are available online aimed at helping employers integrate the campaign into their current safety program. (11:13) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  32. Episode 112 – Someone’s at the Door – They’re from OSHA! (Live) This episode is a live recording of our monthly workplace safety luncheon on September 12, 2019. The topic was Someone’s at the Door – They’re from OSHA! and it was presented by Pat McCon, Sr. Risk Engineering Consultant, Zurich North America. (43:25) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  33. Episode – 108 – Drones: Commercial uses, Regulations and Best Practices (Live). This is a live recording of our monthly workplace safety luncheon on June 13, 2019. The topic was Drones: Commercial Uses, Regulations and Best Practices and it was presented by Josh Grappy, UAS Program Coordinator, Ohio BWC. (36:08) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  34. Episode 106 – Insight from the Chardon School Shooting (Live Q & A). On February 27, 2012, Coach Frank Hall chased a gunman from the Chardon High School cafeteria just seconds after three students were mortally wounded and another three were injured from gunfire, putting his own life on the line to protect the school’s children and staff. Accompanied by his colleague Coach Snyder, Frank shared his insight & experience at our May 9, 2019, safety luncheon. Click here to learn more about how he’s still fighting to improve safety for our kids. (29:07) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  35. Episode 91 – Crisis Communications (Live Training). This episode is a live recording of our monthly workplace safety luncheon on Feb. 14, 2019. The topic was Crisis Communications & Crisis Management and it was presented by Thom Fladung, Managing Partner at Hennes Communications. (47:20) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  36. Episode 84 – Ladder Safety (Live Training). This episode is a live recording of our monthly workplace safety luncheon on Jan. 10, 2019. The topic was Ladder Safety and it was presented by Dave Dennison, Safety Specialist at Flaherty Sales (Werner Co). (38:32) Listen/Download in Google Drive.
  37. Episode 72 – Engaging Millennials in Safety (Live Training). This episode is a live recording of the Engaging Millennials in Safety breakout session at the NE Ohio Safety Expo. The topic was presented by Nicholas Coia, Industrial Safety Consultant, for Ohio BWC! (46:26) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  38. Episode 61 – Site Security & Vulnerability Assessments (Live Training). This episode is a live recording of our monthly workplace safety luncheon on Oct. 11, 2018. The topic was presented by David DiRocco, Security Subject Matter Expert, Johnson Controls. (39:43) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  39. Episode 58 – SARA, LEPC & Company Compliance (Live Training). This episode is a live recording of our monthly workplace safety luncheon on Nov. 8, 2018. The topic was SARA, LEPC & Company Compliance and it was presented by the Portage County EMA Director, Ryan Shackelford. (34:37) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  40. Episode 54 – Until Help Arrives (Live Training). This is a live recording of our Until Help Arrives training on Sept. 20, 2018, with Susan Forgacs, Public Health Nurse Portage County Health District! (1:34:42) Listen/Download via Google Drive.
  41. Episode 51 – Accident Investigation (Live Training). This episode is a live recording of our interactive monthly workplace safety luncheon on Sept. 13, 2018. The topic was Accident Investigation and it was presented by Debbie O’Connell, Regional Manager, 1-888-OhioComp. (34:50) Listen/Download via Google Drive.

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