Meeting Dates

Meetings are Virtual currently through Zoom

February 24- Respirator Programs, Face Masks and OSHA

March 24- “Rescuing Dutch the Dog” Gary O’Brien discusses confined space rescue

April-“Workplace Safety – How to Bridge the Generation Gaps” , speaker Valerie Nash, Deputy Director Human Resources and Support Services for Summit County Kids

May 26-Substance Abuse in the Workplace,
Speaker Brad Weber
Presentation will cover:

  • The level of abuse in America
  • Workplace substance abuse
  • Medical Marijuana, Legalized Marijuana, and CBD
  • Ohio’s DFSP a win/win  for Ohio employers
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Who we are:

The CAK Safety Council is one of over 80 safety councils in Ohio and is comprised of local companies from Stark, Summit & surrounding counties.  In conjunction with the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Division of Safety and Hygiene, the Council meets monthly and presents information about new safety techniques, products and services. Participating companies with the highest safety records during the year are recognized at an annual meeting.

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Tools and Resouces

Safety Council Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for the BWC Safety Council rebate you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Enroll in local safety council by July 31st annually
  • Attend 10 meetings or events between July 1 and June 30 annually
    • At least eight of the 10 meetings must be safety council meetings. Up to two of the 10 can be external educational options outlined below, but all 10 can be safety council meetings.
    • A person can represent only one policy number with their attendance at a meeting.
    • Employer has the option to gain credit for up to two meetings through attendance at BWC’s Division of Safety & Hygiene (DSH) safety training courses or industry-specific training.
    • DSH safety training credit is available for training conducted at the Ohio Center for Occupational Safety and Health (OCOSH) in Pickerington or one of its branches.
    • No matter the duration of the training or special event, attendance applies toward only one meeting credit.
    • Safety training conducted at the employers’ workplace, online or required Drug-Free Workplace training does not qualify for the safety council rebate program eligibility.
    • It is the employer’s responsibility to submit documentation to his or her safety council by June 3 annually, for attendance at non-safety council training or events to qualify.
    • Documentation must be an official certificate of attendance or transcript.
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March 24, 2021 Virtual Safety Council Meeting

Registration is open for the March 24 meeting at 8am, Gary O’Brien will be presenting “Rescuing Dutch the Dog”.   It is actual footage of a dog rescue from a storm sewer.  Gary discuss all of the similarities of confined space rescue. Register Here Information about our speaker: Gary O’Brien, President of O’Brien’s Safety Services and …

February 2021 Virtual Safety Council Meeting

Registration is open for the February CAK Safety Council Meeting, Respirator Programs, Face Masks and OSHA on February 24, Wednesday, 8am Register Here We are excited to be offering this meeting which will cover: What OSHA has been citing during the pandemic Basic respirator information including the 3 authorizing agencies in the US Source control …

Fraudulent Billing

  Fraudulent billing leads to occupational therapist’s conviction northeast Ohio occupational therapist was convicted last month for felony workers’ compensation fraud for billing the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) for treatment services she did not provide to patients. To read the complete article click January 2020 blog


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