Knox County Safety Council News

Updated on Thursday, September 1st, 2016 @ 10:27am

More Employers Use Workplace Wellness Programs to Reward Healthy Behavior

As employers pursue effective workplace wellness programs, their embrace of results-based financial incentives and other emerging health management strategies is likely to broaden this year. Twenty-three percent of large employers polled in a survey released in December by Mercer L.L.C. said their wellness programs include incentives tied to an employee's achieving — or at least demonstrating progress toward — a certain health status or biometric reading, up from 20% in 2013. Read...

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Sponsor a Meeting!

Support Safety in the Workplace - Sponsor the Knox County 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 month3-5 minutes to talk to the entire safety council about your business Please email programs@knoxchamber.com for more info!

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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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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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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

7:30 am- Glenn A Gallagher Center

Todd McKee, HazMat Ohio

Decontamination and Hazardous Material

Todd McKee is a 20 year veteran of the fire service, currently with the Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District in Danville, Ohio. Todd is nationally known for speaking on counter terrorism and hazardous materials responses. Mr. McKee is a well known speaker at several major conferences & school's which include; FDIC, University of Missouri Fire Institute, USC, The University of Findlay, & Illinois Fire Institute and Technology to name a few. Mr. McKee played a key role in the re-investigation of the Beverly Hills Supper Club fire that happened in Northern Kentucky in 1978. This is where Mr. McKee earned his expert status in Hazardous Materials.

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