The Ross County Safety Council, a managed program of the chamber, provides their members with the opportunity to earn worker’s compensation discounts in addition to a forum to examine and resolve occupation safety and health issues. We strive to bring you the experts who can provide the information to make your workplace safer.

Monthly meetings and interactive workshops provide an opportunity to learn from the experts about health and safety issues facing businesses today. In addition, the Council is affiliated with the Bureau of Worker’s Compensation (BWC) Division of Safety and Hygiene, and has access to their safety resources.

We invite you to explore the Ross County Safety Council. Membership is free and is open to all companies, corporations, and individual employers in Ross, Pike, and Jackson counties. If you have topics you would like addressed, please contact Briana Hood at 740.702.2722. Take advantage of this opportunity to network with and learn from experienced safety professionals.

The Ross County Safety Council’s mission is to be an effective safety resource for the employers of Ross, Pike, and Jackson counties. We will accomplish this mission by providing the latest safety & health information through experienced professionals, conducting interactive workshops, and drawing on the experiences and best management practices of member employers.

2016-2017 Program Schedule

Aug. 25: Kick-Off Meeting at Ohio University-Chillicothe
Sept. 09: Abe Tarawneh- Superintendant, BWC Divisoin of Safety & Hygiene
Oct. 13: Active Shooter discussion with Detective Bud Lytle of the Chillicothe Police Department
Nov. 10: Emergency Prepardness with Jill Harris of Ohio University
Dec. 08: Thriving Through Change with a Safety Mindset, John Davis
Jan. 12: Transportation with the Public Utilities Commission
Feb. 09: Accident Investigation with James Wirth of CareWorksComp
March 16: Drug Awareness with Detective Derek Wallace of the Chillicothe Police Department
April 13: Awards Banquet- Speaker TBA
May 11: Business Fire Safety with Glenda Cornett of the Chillicothe Fire Department
June 08: Care Management, Claims, etc. “Workers Comp 101”

All meetings are held at the PACCAR Medical Education Center, 446 Hospital Rd. Chillicothe on the second Thursday of each month August through June, except where noted. Cost is $10 per person. Lunch is served at 11:30 and the speaker begins at noon. ALL attendees must register.

Pre-paid meal tickets available or pay cash at the door. Call Briana at 740.702.2722 for information.

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