Each year the Safety Council holds an annual meeting to recognize businesses in the Knox County community. In addition, the Safety Council awards two $2500 scholarships. These businesses and students will be recognized during the April meeting. The awards are presented as a result of the semi-annual reports that are submitted to the Ohio BWC in January and July. The four separate awards that can be earned include: 100% Award: Presented to each company that has zero injuries...
March 31st Last date to request change in installment plan for PY 2016
March 23 Safety for the Non-safety Professional 1.0 Day April 13 Ergonomics: Developing an Effective Process1.0 Day April 19 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Refresher 1.0 Day May 2 Hazard Communication Half-day Workshop 0.5 Day a.m. May 2 Accident Analysis Half-day Workshop 0.5 Day p.m.
March 16 Lockout/Tagout and Safety-related Work Practices 0.5 Day a.m. March 16 Personal Protective Equipment Selection Criteria 0.5 Day p.m. March 20-24 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response 40 Hour 5.0 Days March 22 Safety for the Non-safety Professional 1.0 Day March 27 NEW! Mold Recognition and Hazard Awareness 1.0 Day March 28 First Aid in the Workplace 1.0 Day
Goal: To prevent falls in construction. When: May 8-12, 2017 How: Plan a toolbox talk or other safety activity focused on fall prevention. More info: https://www.osha.gov/StopFallsStandDown/
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...
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 email@example.com for more info!
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.
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.
Annual Awards Meeting
Wednesday, April 19
Glenn A. Gallagher Centre
1451 Gambier Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050