There will be a class held at the Portsmouth BWC Office on January 31st 2018. This is the Advanced Lock out Tag Out Class and is a class for employer working with machines who have to develop Lock Out Tag Out Procedures specific to those machines. This is a great class for employers with mechanical/hydraulic power presses, CNC's, lasers and other industrial machines. This class will also address the safety requirements of how machine safety devices like interlocks, light curtains safety matts etc should be wired for safety to the machine.
8:30 am- 4:30 PM.
1005 Fourth Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662
Who should attend
Employers with a basic understanding of LOTO best practices and wish to increase their skill set in following and implementing safety policies should attend. Note this is not a basic class. Safety Coordinators, Maintenance staff, Machine Operators, Engineers etc should be attending.
You will learn:
o How to identify energy isolation devices;
o How to define normal production operations;
o About OSHA alternate procedures - CPL 02-00-147;
o Resources available for risk assessments.
o Expanded understanding of the 1910.147
o Machine Electrical Safety Hazards.
o Be able to understand Functional Safety and Control Reliability as addressed in ANSI B11.19
After this course, you will be able to:
o Inventory facility machines where maintenance
and service is performed; and advise employers on proper implementation of 1910.147
o Recognize when alternative procedures for employee protection are in place;
o Describe Minor Servicing exception for LOTO.
o Find regulation sources for LOTO;
o Name resources available to develop a LOTO program.
To register please use the following link and have your BWC policy # ready. https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/employer/programs/safety/SandHRegistration.asp
Please let me know if you have any questions.
Loss Prevention Supervisor- Columbus-Portsmouth
Division of Safety & Hygiene
Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation
1005 Fourth Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662
Our Vision: For Ohio to be a world leader in workplace health and safety performance.
Our Mission: To maintain and grow a safe, healthy, competitive, and productive workforce in Ohio.
2nd Half Semi-Annual Reports are due by 5PM on Monday, January 15th.
All Safety Council members are required to complete this report.
It can be return via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax 740-702-2727.
Please note your Safety Council account number is your BWC policy number followed by 00-00-00.
If you have any questions feel free to contact Briana Hood via phone or email.
Click Here to Download Report Instructions
Click Here to Download Writeable PDF Format
Did you know that your company can sponsor a safety council meeting? This is a great way to reach 100+ companies with one sponsorship.
Here are the options-
$100 Safety Update Sponsor- This sponsorship includes an ad in the emailed meeting reminders, a digital ad in the scrolling announcements that are played for one hour prior to the meeting, and the ability to give out materials at the meeting.
$250 Speaker Sponsor- This sponsorship includes all of the safety update sponsor benefits as well as the ability to setup a table at the meeting and network with attendees prior to the 12PM presentation start time, and the ability to introduce the speaker.
$500 Full Meeting Sponsor- The full meeting sponsorship gives sponsor all of the safety update and speaker benefits plus the ability to present to members for 10 minutes at the start of the meeting and send one branded email to the safety council membership with links and materials.
Have questions about sponsoring safety council? Need more information? Call Briana Hood, Safety Council Manager, at 740-702-2722.
Ross County Safety Council Members,
We are excited to welcome you to another great year! We are looking forward to the schedule of speakers we have lined up for you and are hoping for another stellar year.
Here is the 2017-2018 meeting schedule. Please note a few of our meetings are not on the typical second Thursday of the month. If you have any questions about RCSC please call 740-702-2722 or email email@example.com.
August 17th- Kickoff Meeting @ PACCAR Center
September 7th- Workplace Communication @ PACCAR Center
October 19th- Drug Awareness @ PACCAR Center
November 9th- How To Run A Safety Meeting @ PACCAR Center
December 14th- Holiday Meeting @ PACCAR Center
January 11th- Workplace Wellness @ PACCAR Center
February 8th- Hazard Mapping @ PACCAR Center
March 15th- Ergonomics @ PACCAR Center
April 12th- Awards Banquet @ PACCAR Center
May 10th- Accident Investigation @ PACCAR Center
June 14th- Round Table Topics @ PACCAR Center
Please note that our CEO breakfast will be held April 5, 2018 at the Madison On Paint.
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) will host three hours of fall protection training May 12, 2017, at the Ohio Center for Occupational Safety and Health (OCOSH) in Pickerington, Ohio.
The FREE training, which features a fall protection trailer demonstration and classroom instruction, is provided by Honeywell Safety Products. BWC is hosting the event during the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.
9 a.m. to noon
Friday, May 12, 2017
13430 Yarmouth Drive
Pickerington, OH 43147-8310
Benefits of attending
Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance from BWC.
*Portions will be held outside. Students should wear clothing appropriate for conditions.
To register, call 740-353-4176
Search for: Special Topic 03: National Stand-Down Fall Hazards Seminar
Thank you to everyone who attended todays meeting. What a presentation!
Below you can download the presentation PDF which contains the speakers contact information. If your company could use additional training in this area please contact Detectives Lytle and Wallace.
Ross County Safety Council and the Southern Ohio Humane Resources Council will be holding an additional two hour seminar on May 26th at the PACCAR Center on this topic. Please review the meetings section of this site for more information.
As always if your business needs additional assistance or resources with current topics or any other safety matters please call Safety Council Manager Briana Hood at 740-702-2722.
Thank you to everyone who attended todays RCSC meeting on accident investigation. In case you missed the meeting or would like to share the presentation it is downloadable as a PDF below.
Please mark your calendars for our next meeting, March 16th and our topic will be drug awareness in the workplace with Detective Derek Wallace. Registration is available under the meetings tab listed at the top of this web page.
Annual Awards Banquet Notice- Mark your calendars for April 13th for our annual awards banquet. We are currently collecting images of local safety programs to use for a 16/17 year highlight. If you have photos of your safety team you would like to share please email firstname.lastname@example.org. This is an ideal meeting for your CEO to attend. Awards will be given in the following categories:
Awards are presented to qualifying businesses in the following categories:
Please take a moment to complete the mandatory 2nd Half Semi-Annual report.
This report is a requirement for rebate elligability.
Please submit this report via email or fax by January 25th at 5PM
If you have any questions please contact Briana Hood at 740-702-2722
Download 2nd Half Semi-Annual Report
The following companies are missing their 1st half report:
B&W Conversion Services
National Church Residences
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Speaking about Occupational Safety and Health in Ohio 2020 Vision was Superintendant of BWC Safety & Hygiene Abe Tarawneh. His presentation focused on the history, future, and current challenges of occupational safety and health.
Please download his presentation at the link below to review and share with your safety and HR team. The next Ross County Safety Council meeting will be Thursday, October 13th and will feature Detective Bud Lytle sharing information about active shooter situations in the workplace.
For more information about Ross County Safety Council please call 740-702-2722 or email email@example.com