Knox County Safety Council News

Updated on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 @ 10:14am

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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December 13, 2016- Laura Smith will present Behavior Based Safety

Please join us on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 7:30 am at the Glenn A Gallagher Center- Laura Smith from the Ohio BWC will be speaking about Behavior Based Safety. Laura Smith joined the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation in 2014, as an Industrial Safety Consultant Specialist. Laura received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and pursuing her Master of Science in Environmental, Safety, and Health Management from the University of...

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016- 7:30 am


Glenn A Gallagher Center

Laura Smith will be presenting Behavior Based Safety

Module Sponsor will be SBC Solutions Group

Meeting RSVP