Welcome to the Knox County Safety Council Website!

Knox County Safety Council is a program of the Ohio BWC and is facilitated by local business and community leaders. Sharing safety knowledge is a tremendous part of a successful safety program. Become a partner and study reliable safety practices and techniques and share in our goal of promoting safety in the workplace.

Our mission is to promote greater interest in the prevention of occupational accidents and disease.

Knox County Safety Council News

Updated on Monday, October 6th, 2014 @ 10:54am

October 15, 2014 - Safety Council Meeting - Fire Prevention, Keeping History from Repeating Itself!

Are you interested in sponsoring this module?  Don't delay, act today!  Please contact programs@knoxchamber.com. The title of the presentation is Fire Prevention, Keeping History from Repeating Itself!   Leo Swank is a Firefighter/Paramedic, and has been on the Mount Vernon Fire Department for 8 years. He is currently the EMS Coordinator, and oversees the EMS operations and EMS training for the department. Leo is also a Certified Fire Safety Inspector.

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Sponsor a Meeting!

Are you interested in sponsoring a monthly meeting for the Safety Council?

We are always looking for local businesses to sponsor monthly meetings.  The cost is 200$ per month.  The benefits include: Advertisement on our Website for one monthAdvertisement on newsletters and emails related to Safety Council for that month10 minutes to talk to the entire safety council about your business Please email programs@knoxchamber.com for more info!

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Ohio Safety Congress 2015

BWC is accepting proposals for educational presentations for the 2015 Ohio Safety Congress & Expo (OSC15). This annual event will take place March 31 to April 2, 2015, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. OSC15 features more than 170 educational presentations which offer continuing education credits for a variety of professions. You can be considered for a presentation that lasts one hour or six hours. The event draws more than 6,000 Ohio business and government representatives and...

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Become a Partner in Safety Awareness Sponsorship Opportunities

Join the Knox County Safety Council and help prevent workplace injury.  Become a partner in safety awareness, decrease lost-time from injury and illness.  This program benefits your business and your employees.  

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Knox County Safety Council receives Honorable Mention

The Knox County Safety Council received recognition from the Ohio BWC for the 2013 Safety Council of the Year awards.   Click here for press release.

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Destination Excellence - A message from Stephen Buehrer

  Destination Excellence is a bundle of programs that can help your organization improve workplace safety, enhance injured worker care and save money on workers' compensation costs.  To learn more watch the video below:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SduxnIqCOcQ&feature=youtube

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A message from Governor Kasich & BWC Administrator Buehrer

  https://www.ohiobwc.com/videos/safety/SafetyCouncil_0613.wmv.zip To download the file: Click on the link above; When the File Download box opens, click Save; Choose a save location on your computer; Once the file is downloaded, click Open to open/view saved folder; Double click SafetyCouncil_0613.wmv to view video.

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October 15th

Fire & Safety Inspections

Presented by: Leo Swank, Mount Vernon Fire Department

Doors open at 7:20am

The Glenn A. Gallagher Centre 

1451 Gambier Rd  
Mt Vernon, OH 43050

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