Meeting Dates

Meetings are the 4th Wednesday of every month at MAPS Air Museum! 7:30-8AM: Breakfast/Networking; 8-9AM: Program

December 20Topic: Promoting Mental Health in the Workplace  Speaker: Art Ritchie  Sponsor:  Register HERE

January 24 – Topic: PPE Fashion Show  Sponsor:

January 30 – OSHA Recordkeeping Workshop  Speaker: Cari Gray/Ohio BWC  Register HERE

February 28 – Topic: TBD!  Sponsor:

March 27 – Topic: Cyber Awareness  Sponsor:

April 24 – Topic: Fall Protection  Sponsor:

May 22 – Topic: TBD!  Sponsor:

June 26 – Topic: Safety As a Core Value  Sponsor:


Who we are:

The CAK Safety Council is one of over 85 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 Resources

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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October 2023 Meeting Slides

Thanks to everyone that attended and helped make the CAK Safety Council’s October meeting another success! Our speaker was Nathan Hoyle with Federated Insurance, and he spoke on the Life of a Fire Claim and trends in business disaster insurance! Here are the slides from Nate’s presentation: Fire prevention (002)

September 2023 Meeting Slides

Thanks to everyone that attended and helped make the CAK Safety Council’s September meeting another success! Our speaker was Leslie Kuntz, attorney with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. She addressed the legal implications of the lack of professionalism and bullying in the workplace, and will provided guidance on how to address it! She is a …

June 2023 Meeting Slides

Thanks to everyone that attended and helped make the CAK Safety Council’s June meeting another success! We had a great overview of MCO’s, TPA’s, the claims process, how/where to find things, who to contact and who does what and when, from Jodi Sabatino of the Ohio BWC. Here are the slides from Jodi’s presentation: Players …


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