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Lake County Safety Council Awards Banquet...with Keynote Speaker

Stephen Buehrer, Administrator-Director, Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation

Time: Registration: 11:15 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m. Program: Noon
Location: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites LaMalfa
Cost: $25 For Both Members & Non-Members Pre-Registration & Pre-Pay Event
Pre-Registration & Pre-Pay Event
Lake County Safety Council Safety Expo.

The conference’s goal is to help you find out how effective workplace safety and health programs can increase the overall productivity of your business. Choose from 24 class sessions to help you learn ways to improve the safety, well-being and quality of life of your workforce. Speak with more than 25 vendors on safety related equipment and services all for one small admission fee. **Attendance at the Lake County Safety Council Expo qualifies for safety council rebate program external training credit and group rating two hour training credit with a submission of certificate of attendance to a sponsoring organization. Lake County Safety Council members will receive one regular safety council rebate meeting credit**
 
Keynote Speaker:Howard B. Eberts, Area Director, U.S. Dept. of Labor - OSHA
 
Howard Graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Science Degree. Howard began his career with OSHA as a compliance officer in the Columbus Area in 1988. He has served as NCFLL local 2089 union steward. He spent several years in Chicago as Assistant Regional Administrator and back in Columbus again as Compliance Assistance Specialist. He moved to the Cleveland office in 2011 and is currently the Area Director overseeing numerous Enforcement, Compliance, and Whistleblower Investigators.
 

Time: 7:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast; Keynote Speaker 8:15 - 9:15 Conference and Expo run from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Class sessions from 9:30am to 3:30pm with a break for lunch from 11:45-1:00 Important Note: You must sign up for two classes and lunch to receive full credit.
Location: Lakeland Community College; 7700 Clocktower Dr Kirtland, OH 44094
Cost: Admission is $30 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. Note* You must sign up for two classes and lunch to receive BWC credit for attending
In order to accommodate all attendees, and insure your class choice is available, this is a pre-registration and pre-pay event only!
Painesville Businesses and LCSC Members Living in the 44077 Zip Code – Special Announcement

City of Painesville’s CodeRED Emergency Notification System - During the recent power outage, the City of Painesville’s CodeRED system was utilized three (3) times to update residents on the emergency situation and its status. Anthony Carson, City Manager, cautioned that such systems are only as good as the telephone number database supporting them. Read More...

Promoting Workplace Safety Awareness and the Reduction of Occupational Injuries and Disease

Promoting Workplace Safety Awareness and the Reduction of Occupational Injuries and Disease

Through the many programs, seminars, and workshops, LCSC offers solutions regarding reduction of occupational injuries.

What does Lake County Safety Council do?
  • Attracts top local companies as members
  • Promotes workplace safety awareness
  • Advocates safety programs
  • Encourages networking opportunities
  • Is one of over 70 safety councils in Ohio
  • Is sponsored by the BWC Division of Safety & Hygiene, in cooperation with the Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce

Established in 1985, the Lake County Safety Council is committed to providing safety information, training, and recognition to achieve its goal of promoting workplace safety awareness. Whether yours is a service, retail, or a manufacturing business, or whether you have a small, medium or large workforce, LCSC offers something for everyone.

LCSC meets monthly to examine and resolve potential and existing safety problems. LCSC provides information on new safety techniques, products and services, and regulatory compliance. Monthly meetings provide a forum for members to discuss similar safety concerns and solutions with fellow members. In attendance at each meeting is a Division of Safety & Hygiene representative who is available to provide members with specific guidance on safety in the workplace.

Red Wing Shoes Recalls Steel Toe Work Boots Due to Impact Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of product: Steel toe work boots. Hazard: The steel toe cap in the boots could fail to protect the wearer’s feet in an impact.

Consumer Product Safety Recall Web Page > > >
Download PDF Covering This Recall > > >

Capital Safety - Snaphooks

Product Notice

Capital Safety is aware of an assembly issue with snaphooks manufactured by a supplier. These snaphooks are widely used components in fall protection products. The issue concerns missing or improperly installed rivets. The manufacturer symbol is a stamped “Y” on the snaphook. See the pdf file below for more details.

Product Notice Web Page > > >
Download PDF Covering This Product Notice > > >

Introducing ‘Safety Talks’ at ohiobwc.com

Safety professionals encouraged to submit articles

BWC’s Division of Safety & Hygiene invites safety experts to contribute two-page discussion guides for others to use as a teaching tool for our online collection of Safety Talks. Supervisors and safety committees use these safety talks to encourage participation and interaction among employees.

Get more infomation on submitting an article.

Modernizing BWC – The plan to
optimize the premium collection model

BWC is transitioning to a billing system that will provide more flexibility for employers while reducing overall systems costs.

This change aligns BWC with standard industry practice and enables us to collect premiums before extending coverage. This transition becomes effective July 1, 2015, for private employers, and Jan. 1, 2016, for public employers. This conversion is part of BWC’s ongoing efforts to modernize its operations and provide better service to Ohio’s employers.

Get more infomation on this change > > >.

FY 13 - Earn a premium rebate through safety education (PDF)
FY13 - Safety Council Rebate Program Eligibility Requirements (PDF)
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