Knox County Safety Council News

Updated on Thursday, January 12th, 2017 @ 2:08pm

January 18, 2017 OSHA Updates for 2017

Please join us on Wednesday, January 18th at 7:30 am at the Glenn A Gallagher Center- Linda Harrington, Assistant Area Director OSHA will discuss the new OSHA requirements for 2017. Linda received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Ohio University.  She is an industrial hygienist that has worked for OSHA for twenty-six years.  Linda was a compliance officer for nineteen of those years, doing enforcement safety and health inspections in general industry and...

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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, January 18

Glenn A Gallagher Center

Linda Harrington, Assistant Area Director OSHA

OSHA Updates for 2017

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