Greene County Safety Council

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Join the Greene County Safety Council by filling out the Membership Application! For complete details on how you save money on your Workers Comp premium click the 'Safety Council Fact Sheet & Rebate Requirements 2018-19' button.

Upcoming Schedule:

Breakfast is served at 7:30 a.m. Meeting 8:00-9:00 a.m. Menu includes a full breakfast, coffee, tea, and decaf. Cost is $12.00 if pre-registered. If you have not pre-paid for all regular meetings, or if you have additional attendees, you must pre-register no later than the Wednesday prior to the meeting, or $15.00 at the door.

GCSC Weather Policy:  The GCSC will not meet if Xenia Community Schools are closed. If Xenia Community Schools are delayed but open, we will meet at the usual time.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Greene Memorial Hospital Herman Menapace Auditorium, 1141 N. Monroe Dr., Xenia
"Silica in General Industry: An Overview of OSHA’s Revised Standard"

Presenter - Cynthia Cooper CIH
Cynthia is a Certified Industrial Hygienist for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Division of Safety & Hygiene. She joined the BWC DSH in December, 1992 after 4 years in manufacturing and private industrial hygiene consultation. She was a field industrial hygienist with BWC for the past 27 years and recently promoted to Industrial Hygiene Technical Advisor. In this role, she provides quality assurance and technical guidance to BWC DSH field hygienists. Cynthia’s areas of special interest include hearing conservation and respiratory protection. Cynthia has a Bachelor of Science from Wright State University.


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BWC Division of Safety & Hygiene courses scheduled for June 2017 - July 2018
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The Greene County Safety Council (GCSC) is a partnership of local businesses co-sponsored by the Xenia Area Chamber of Commerce and Ohio BWC. Joining the Greene County Safety Council could save your company money and bring a better safety awareness to your employees. Our members saved $48,919.33 in the fiscal year 2015-2016 by being a member of our Safety Council!

Greene County Safety Council Annual Membership Fees

1-25   employees   FREE
26-99   employees  $50.00
100-199   employees  $100.00
200+   employees  $150.00

This fee does not include your monthly meeting expense of $12.00.

You can join anytime, but to receive your 2% Premium Rebate for the 2018-19 fiscal year (July 1, 2018 thru June 30, 2019) we must process your enrollment no later than July 31, 2018. It is possible to earn an additional 2% Performance Bonus by meeting certain requirements as well. Please click here to download these requirements and our membership application.

Future Meeting Topics 
New Silica Standards
Food Safety/Healthy Eating
Information Security
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
General Electrical Safety
Safety for Newer/Seasonal Workers
Heat Stress
Trenching & Shoring
Confined Spaces

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Click here or the image to download the catalogSafety Catalog 2017 18

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