June 2019
West Central Ohio Safety Council "Tidbits"
Welcome to the 6th edition of our new monthly newsletter!
The goal for our newsletter is to share information from the monthly meetings. and aid in connecting our members to relevant safety resources together in one convenient location every month. Please share freely with your colleagues!
CHECK YOUR ATTENDANCE BY CLICKING THE "CHECK ATTENDANCE" BUTTON ABOVE.
Reach out to me if you find any discrepancies.
IMPORTANT:
June 27th is the deadline to submit proof of attendance
BWC Safety Council attendance requirements are as follows:
  • Attend 10 safety council meetings**;
  • At least eight through the local safety council.
  • Credit can be received for up to two meetings through attendance at Safety Congress or industry-specific training, BWC’s safety training courses, (see below for list of Lima training)
  • Send a qualified senior-level manager to a safety council sponsored meeting (may not be met using an external training)
ALL EXTERNAL TRAINING CERTIFICATES MUST BE FORWARDED TO
DKATZ@LIMACHAMBER.CO M PRIOR TO JUNE 27TH TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDANCE.
BWC Safety Updates
BWC's Monthly Update will help keep you informed. Brought to you by the Ohio BWC Library… Find all updates by clicking HERE .
  • Making workplaces safer
  • Helping injured workers recover
  • Providing service and savings for Ohio businesses.

WCOSC Safety Blog

View latest safety blog by clicking HERE .
Next Monthly Meeting
 July 9th - 7:30am-9:00am
Topics
1 - Mental Health First Aid
2 - Care & Maintenance of Fire Resistant Clothing

Speakers :
Donna Dickman, PASS &
Sophia Dixon, VF Imagewear
A Dose of Reality for Employers: The Employer's Role in Preventing & Responding to the Harmful Use of Opioids & Other Drugs
Working Partners® will explore new trends and share information, resources and next steps about how employers can take action with use of the Opioid Toolkit .
Event Registration Link - click here to learn more
Brought to you by:
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is hosting the nation’s largest occupational-focused safety and health event, March 11 – 13, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio Safety Congress & Expo (OSC20), sponsored by BWC, helps businesses keep their workforce safe, healthy and productive. More than 200 educational sessions, guest presenters from various states and 300 exhibitors share their knowledge and resources at this free event.
Discuss your submission?
Please call 614-466-7695 or email us at  safetycongress@bwc.state.oh.us  if you would like to discuss your submission.
Below are external training opportunities.
Please Note: These are not WCOSC sponsored events, but do qualify for 1 external training credit for WCOSC members when proof of attendance is submitted.
External Training Opportunity
June 25th - Columbus
External Training Opportunity
Sheakley - Various Locations/Dates
June 13 – Cincinnati | June 20 – Columbus
Click on above picture to go to registration page
ACTIVE SHOOTER
During this class attendees will review the Avoid, Deny and Defend strategy as we provide tactics, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter emergency. Course topics include:
  • History of Active Shooter Events
  • Types and Sources of Workplace Violence
  • Threat Assessment
  • Prevention Strategies
  • Dealing with Volatile Situations before they Become Violent Situations
  • Indicators of Violent Behavior
  • Civilian Response Options
  • Active Shooter Drills
  • Medical Issues
CPR/AED and FIRST AID TRAINING 
During this class attendees will develop the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to respond in an emergency. Course topics include:
  • Respiratory and Circulatory Systems
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • Early Defibrillation
  • Chain of Survival
  • Recognizing an Emergency
  • Deciding to Help
  • Personal Safety
  • Disease Transmissions
  • Universal Precautions
  • Unresponsive and Breathing – Recovery Position
  • Unresponsive and Not Breathing – CPR
  • Basic AED Operation
  • Choking
  • Bleeding, burns, fractures, diabetic conditions, shock, strain, allergic reactions and seizures

External Training Opportunity
Ohio BWC Training @ Lima OSU
BWC Training in Lima
IMPORTANT . Effective Jan 2019 all Lima BWC Safety Services Catalog classes will be held at the Ohio State Lima Campus- Student Services Center Building - 4240 Campus Drive Lima, Ohio 45804.
Register for courses  online using the  BWC Learning Center , or call 1-800-644-6292 or 614-995-8622.
EARN EXTERNAL CREDITS BY ATTENDING AND SUBMITTING CERTIFICATE.
Safety Council Program
The West Central Ohio Safety Council is an organization co-sponsored by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, Division of Safety & Hygiene and the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce. Our mission is to increase the awareness and the importance of safety, health, and wellness to area businesses and the communities of the West Central Ohio/Greater Lima Region.

Click button below to view our website where you will find:
  • Meeting Schedule
  • Safety Council News
  • Member attendance sheet
  • BWC classes and eNews
  • Nomination forms
  • Download the semi-annual report and/or enrollment form
Our 50/50 Raffle Charity for 2019
CASA of Allen and Putnam Counties
We are happy to support CASA for our charity in 2019.

The mission of Crime Victim Services' Court Appointed Special Advocate / Guardian ad Litem (CASA/GAL) Program is to advocate for the best interest of abused, neglected, and dependent children to the courts with continuously trained volunteers who focus on investigation / assessment, relationships, and reports, so each child can have a safe and permanent home.