Monthly Meetings

Updated on Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 @ 11:44am







When and Where are the Meetings Held?

Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 7:30am - 9:00am at the Glenn A. Gallagher Centre at The Ohio Eastern Star Home, 1451 Gambier Road in Mount Vernon.  From time-to-time a local manufacturer will host a meeting which includes a tour of their facility.

Is there a Fee to Attend?

There is no fee to join and no annual fees. The only cost to you is a $13 per person, per meeting, admin fee to cover the cost of the meeting and breakfast.

What's Required of Safety Council Members?

In short, attendance at 10 monthly meetings and submitting semi-annual reports. Your local Safety Council receives funds from the BWC to defray operating expenses and provide speakers. The amount received from the BWC is directly related to attendance and reporting. You will be asked to sign in at every meeting.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 7:30am 9:00am - Glenn A Gallagher Center- Trench Safety

Trench Safety - Joe Sellers and Jeremy Bennett, Kokosing Construction, will present at our Wednesday June 17 meeting Part of Joe and Jeremy’s presentation includes Jeremy’s own story of a trench collapse and his being rescued from the cave-in.  More often than not, trench collapses result in recovery and not rescue operations.  This should be a very interesting presentation.   Joe Sellers Kokosing Construction Co., Inc Safety Manager Safety Manager at Kokosing...

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 7:30am - 9:00am - Glenn A Gallagher Center - OSHA Updates

Melissa Linton will update us with the latest in OSHA compliance   Melissa LintonCompliance Assistance SpecialistUS Department of Labor-OSHAColumbus Area Office200 N. High St., Rm. 620Columbus OH 43215614-469-5582    Fax:  614-469-6791Melissa Linton began working for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in August 2001.  She became the Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS) for the Columbus Area office in October 2011.  As the CAS, she performs...

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CANCELLED Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 11:30am - 1:00pm - Glenn A Gallagher Center - Annual Awards Luncheon

    You are invited to our Annual Awards Luncheon! Our guest speaker, Jeffrey Woytach, NASA, will present The Importance and Impact of Space Exploration! We will also present the Annual Awards for the Safety Council Safety Council Awards In conjunction with BWC’s Division of Safety & Hygiene, the safety councils present safety awards throughout Ohio to promote greater interest in the prevention of occupational accidents and disease. Members with the highest safety...

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CANCELLED March 18, 2020 7:30am - 9:00am Glenn A Gallagher Center- Work Zone Traffic Safety

      Work Zone Traffic Safety Raymond Brushart will be joined by Cameron Keaton, Knox County Engineer to present Work Zone Traffic Safety, and Cameron will give an overview of projects in the County. Raymond has been with the Ohio Department of Transportation in Columbus for over 16 years and is currently a Program Manager in the Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), which is located within ODOT’s Office of Local Programs.  In his work with LTAP he has developed...

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February 19, 2020 7:30am-9:00am- Glenn A Gallagher Center- Meet the Safety Service Director

Meet the Safety Service Director! Rick Dzik The Safety Service Director has the responsibility to oversee the day-to-day operations of the City. The mission of the Safety Service Office is to provide effective and efficient city services that improve the lives and experiences of the residents of, and visitors to, the City of Mount Vernon. Rick came to Knox County, from Cleveland, in 2000 to attend Kenyon College where he received his BA in Psychology and English. He served eight years as...

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January 15, 2020 7:30am - 9:00am- Glenn A Gallagher Center- Occupational Medicine and the Employer

Occupational Medicine and the EmployerSpeaker: Dr. Nancy RodwayKnox Community Hospital

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December 18, 2019 7:30am - 9:00am Glenn A Gallagher Center- Safety Jeopardy

Join us for a Holiday Celebration!  We will celebrate the Holidays with some fun playing Safety Jeopardy!  The Ohio BWC will provide us with their version of Jeopardy, we will play by table and see whose table is the most knowledgable with some friendly competition.  We will also have a gift for each of our members!  Plan to attend and bring your knowledge to the table!  

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August through November -Emergency Preparedness- Preparing Businesses for Disasters 4 Part Series

Emergency Preparedness (Part 1)  Threat Assessments  August 21, 2019, 7:30 am to 9:00 am   Location: The Glenn A. Gallagher Centre.       All facilities face a certain level of risk associated with various threats. These threats may be the result of natural events, accidents, or intentional acts to cause harm. Regardless of the nature of the threat, business  owners have a responsibility to limit or manage risks from these threats to the...

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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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