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.

Upcoming 2017 Luncheons:

December 14, 2017 – Office Ergonomics, Jorge Arriola, Director of Sales, Varidesk . Sponsored by 1-888-OhioComp.

*Unless otherwise noted.

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

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

Upcoming 2018 Luncheons:

January 11, 2018 – Cranes & Rigging.* Sponsored by University Hospitals Portage Medical Center.

February 8, 2018 – Slips, Trips, & Falls.* Sponsored by the Portage Development Board.

March 1, 2018 – OSHA Enforcement Update.* Sponsored by Metis Construction.

April 12, 2018 – Industrial Hygiene (Silica/Combustible Dust).

May 10, 2018 – Annual Safety Awards. Keynote Speaker: Brad Hurtig.* Sponsored by 1-888-OhioComp.

June 14, 2018 – Heat Exhaustion/Cold Stress.* Sponsored by University Hospitals Portage Medical Center.

July 12, 2018 – Sit & Stand (Ergonomics), Delia Treaster, Ph.D., BWC Ergonomic Technical Advisor.

August 9, 2018 – Safety Training with Technology, Donald Elswick, EHSS Trainer & Specialist, ELSMART Associates, LLC.*

September 13, 2018 – Accident Investigation, Debbie O’Connell, Regional Manager, 1-888-OhioComp.

October 11, 2018 – Site Security and Vulnerability Assessments, David DiRocco, Security Subject Matter Expert, JCI Northern Ohio Branch, Johnson Controls.

November 8, 2018 – E.P.C.R.A., Ryan Shackelford, EMA Director, Portage County. Sponsored by the Portage Development Board.

December 13, 2018 – The True Cost of Safety, Rich McElhaney, VP Safety & Risk Management, Allied Insurance Brokers/Ascinsure.