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.
Information about our speaker:
Gary O’Brien, President of O’Brien’s Safety Services and O’Brien’s Confined Space Rescue Services is an experienced professional with over 40 years in the health and safety field. Gary brings a commonsense safety approach to companies of all sizes and financial backgrounds.
As an OSHA authorized trainer, Gary has provided safety training and consulting to a variety of industries. He has also fulfilled a niche market with O’Brien’s Confined Space Rescue standby teams.
In addition to his role as an advisor to the Mid-Ohio Valley Safety Council Board of Directors, Gary serves as the Vice Chairperson for the Central Ohio Valley Emergency Industrial Organization (COVEIO), is the Chairman of the Marietta Chamber of Commerce, and frequently presents with OOGEEP (Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program) on safety in the oil and gas industry. He is a member of the American Society of Safety Professionals and a NCCER Certified Master Trainer.
Registration is open for the February CAK Safety Council Meeting, Respirator Programs, Face Masks and OSHA on February 24, Wednesday, 8am
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 versus respiratory protection
Elements of a respirator program
Types of respirators
Mandatory versus voluntary Program
OSHA COVIC 19 recommendations
Presented by: Rick Maj, I.H. and Deb Bailey ISCS Ohio BWC
Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 8 AM
We look forward to seeing you at this virtual CAK Safety Council Meeting!
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.
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The 63-year-old business owner, father, and grandfather from Ottawa, Ohio, says going to a local safety council meeting in late February literally saved his life.
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Halloween is an annual favorite for kids, right up there with Christmas. Unfortunately, it is also one of the deadliest.
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It’s getting harder and harder for the criminally minded to rip off BWC and the State Insurance Fund and get away with it.
Click here to read the entire article – September 2019
From fires and floods to devastating tornadoes like those that touched down in Ohio earlier this year, there are simple steps you can take to be ready when disaster strikes.
To read the complete article click here –August 2019
With summer in full swing, we’re more exposed to outdoor hazards, such as insects and snakes. As an outdoor worker, it is important you know the kinds of pests you may encounter during the workday. Below are tips for identifying these critters and keeping yourself safe.
To read the entire article click here – July 2019
The National Safety Council (NSC) designates each June as National Safety Month. National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and in our homes and communities. The four weekly topics this year are:
• Hazard recognition
• Slips, trips and falls
Click on the link below for the complete article:
Safety Update Ohio BWC Library June 2019