Knox County Safety Council News

Updated on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 @ 11:23am

7/20/2016- Glenn A Gallagher Center 7:30 am

Join us at 7:30 am on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the Glenn A Gallagher Center- we will have a panel discussion with Scott St. Clair, Dr. James Goodrich, and James Yates on the BWC Drug Free Safety Program. Please submit any questions you may have by July 14th to Tina Cockrell at the Chamber office- programs@knoxchamber.com  Our meeting sponsor will be Mid Ohio Corporate Care.   Scott St. Clair Scott St. Clair is a Business Consultant for the Ohio Bureau of Workers'...

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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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Aug. 17, 2016 7:30 am - Glenn A Gallagher Center -Using post-offer fitness screenings to improve employee wellness

Daniel Allbaugh, PTA, MS, AT from Mohican Sports Medicine is presenting on implementing post-offer fitness screenings to reduce unnecessary injuries and improve employee productivity. Mohican Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation strives to provide comprehensive, personalized prevention and rehabilitation programs that emphasize active patient involvement in the clinic, local business, and local schools.

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July 20, 2016- 7:30 am at the Glenn A Gallagher Center, we will have a panel discussion on the BWC Drug Free Safety Program. The panel will consist of Scott St. Clair, BWC, Dr. James Goodrich, MD KCH, and James Yates, Esq.,SPHR,SHRM-SCP Eastman & Smith Ltd.  Please submit any question by July 14th to Tina Cockrell at the Chamber office programs@knoxchamber.com.


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