Knox County Safety Council News

Updated on Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 @ 2:53pm

November 18, 2015 Dr. Parikh- Impact of Opioid use on the Community and How to prevent it

Dr. Parikh grew up in New York and did his undergraduate studies at New York Institute of Technology and his medical education at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology.  He was a fellowship trained in pain medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University and is a graduate of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance of the Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.  He is a member of the American...

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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 month10 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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November 18, 2015

7:30 am - Glenn A Gallacher Center

Dr. Parikh

Impact of Opioid use on the Community and How to prevent it.


Understand the magnitude of the narcotic prescription problem.

Understand the cost implications of employees utilizing narcotics.

Understand how early pain management intervention can help reduce healthcare expenses and alleviate narcotic addiction.

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