Knox County Safety Council News

Updated on Wednesday, May 6th, 2020 @ 9:13am

Sponsor a Meeting and Highlight YOUR Business

Become A Partner in Safety Awareness! Sponsor a monthly module and highlight your business. Forms can be found under our Form Tab  

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Safety Update Ohio BWC- May 2020

      May 2020 Safety Update Ohio BWC Library Ohio BWC NewsSafety Council Rebate Program UpdateDue to the outbreak of COVID-19, we directed the cancellation of safety council meetings for March throughJune 2020. As a result, it is not possible for many members to complete the Safety Council Rebate Program’sFY20 eligibility requirements. Therefore, we will award the FY20 rebate to rebate-eligible safety council memberswho, as of Feb. 29, 2020, had attended at least...

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FY20 Safety Council Rebate Program in the midst of COVID-19

Dear Safety Council Rebate Program Participants,   We thank you for your patience as we’ve determined how to proceed with the FY20 Safety Council Rebate Program in the midst of COVID-19.   As you know, we directed safety council sponsors to cancel March, April, and May safety council meetings in light of public health concerns. And today’s announcement will eliminate the need for sponsors to host a June meeting. As a result of these cancellations, we realize it is...

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UPDATE from the Ohio BWC- Cancellation of May meetings!

Hello.We have just received word the May Safety Council meetings across the state have been cancelled by the Bureau of Workers Compensation.  The message indicated the BWC is working on how the cancellation will impact the rebates and that further information will be forthcoming.Please stay well and safe during this difficult situation.Sincerely,Emily P Marth, Chair

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April - BWC Safety Update

April 2020 Safety Update Ohio BWC Library Ohio BWC News Division of Safety & Hygiene available to helpBWC’s Division of Safety & Hygiene remains open for business through telephone and virtual safety consultations,library services, and more to assist with your workplace safety and health issues.Ohio and COVID-19With the state’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)outbreak continuing, Governor Mike DeWine is asking for Ohio citizens and businesses who can donate personal...

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$2 Million Safety Grant for Trenching and Excavating

BWC recently launched a new $2 million safety grant program to assist employers in purchasing equipment to protect their workers while working in trenching and excavating situations. BWC’s Trench Safety Grant Program provides 4-to-1 matching funds, up to $12,000, to Ohio private and public employers covered by the State Insurance Fund who wish to purchase equipment to substantially reduce or eliminate injuries and illnesses associated with trenching and excavation. The grant funds...

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Learn How to Save 26% in Rebates

Destination: Excellence Seminars This FREE seminar covers the details of Destination: Excellence, including the benefits, eligibility requirements, implementation and financial incentives for enrollment. Come learn about the valuable complimentary services and resources we offer that help you make your workplace safer and help you reduce your workers' compensation costs.  Learn more...

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 Our Monthly Meeting

Meetings have been cancelled until further notice, we will update you as information becomes available. 

Monthly Meetings are held at:

The Glenn A. Gallagher Centre
         1451 Gambier Rd.
    Mount Vernon, OH  43050

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