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Tuesday, May 31 2016 @ 03:45 PM EDT

Greene County Safety Council



By Gary Hanson
President of American Safety & Health Management Consultants, Inc.













The Greene County Safety Council (GCSC). The GCSC is a partnership of local businesses co-sponsored by the Xenia Area Chamber of Commerce and Ohio BWC. Joining the Greene County Safety Council could save your company money and bring a better safety awareness to your employees!


 Click here for our Membership Form and

Click here for our Enrollment Form.


Click here for the Safety Council Fact Sheet and Rebate Program Eligibility Requirements FY15-16


Click here to download the Semi-Annual Report


Prospective Billing Overview for Private Employers




1-25         employees         FREE
26-99       employees     $  50.00

100 -199  employees     $100.00
200+         employees     $150.00

           This fee does not include your monthly meeting expense of $12.00.



You can join anytime, but to receive your 2% Premium Rebate for the 2015-16 fiscal year we must  process your enrollment no later than July 31, 2015.  It is possible to earn an additional 2% Performance Bonus by meeting certain requirements as well. Please click here to download these requirements. 


Breakfast is served at 7:30 a.m.  Meeting 8:00-9:00 a.m.  Menu includes a full breakfast, coffee, tea, and decaf.  Cost is $12.00 if pre-registered.  If you have not pre-paid for all regular meetings, or if you have additional attendees, you must pre-register no later than the Wednesday prior to the meeting, or $15.00 at the door.









Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. :

RSVP no later than March 30th, the Wednesday prior to the meeting.

VENUE:  Ramada Inn Xenia. 300 Xenia Towne Sq, Xenia, OH

“Machine Safeguarding”
Presenter - Craig Smith

Craig is a Safety Consultant, with the Dayton Service Office, for Ohio’s Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s Division of Safety and Hygiene.  Mr. Smith has been with the Division of Safety and Hygiene for 25 years and in the field of safety and safety management for more than 30 years.  He holds a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies with an Emphasis in Hearing Disorders from Old Dominion University.  He has provided training both at the Ohio Center for Occupation Safety and Health and in the field for 23 years.  In addition to his training duties Mr. Smith has extensive experience in both the private and public sectors working with employers to reduce their exposures to occupational hazards.

Click here for Craig's presentation in PDF format


Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. :

RSVP no later than April 27th, the Wednesday prior to the meeting.

VENUE:  Ramada Inn Xenia. 300 Xenia Towne Sq, Xenia, OH

Forklift Safety
Presenter - Ed Baader

After receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University most of Ed's career has been in manufacturing, supplying parts to the School Bus and Ambulance industries. In 2000 he moved into safety training to OSHA standards while teaching engineering and computer courses at Clark State Community College. Ed's company, Baader BDS, focuses on Safety training to General Industry and is an authorized OSHA instructor for the 10 hour and 30 hour cards. He have taught most General Industry Safety topics including Forklift training and Forklift Train-The-Trainer classes.



Future Monthly Topics:

VENUE:  Ramada Inn Xenia. 300 Xenia Towne Sq, Xenia, OH

June 2016 - Heat Related Illnesses/Summer Heat Safety (presented by Bill Mangas, Trauma & EMS Outreach Manager for Kettering Health Network)

Bill is responsible for EMS coordination and trauma outreach across the network at 8 hospitals and 10 emergency departments, including four Trauma Centers. His responsibilities include supervision of all EMS coordinators; medical education, trauma outreach, Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support training; injury prevention; and hazardous materials training.

Prior to his career at Kettering Health Network, Bill was a career Paramedic/Firefighter for 15 years, serving as chief the last five years. He then began a 14-year career with Premier Health, serving as the Trauma and EMS Coordinator for 12 years and then as operations manager for Good Samaritan Hospital’s Emergency Department the last three years. He remains active in the fire service, currently serving as Assistant Medical Director for Englewood Fire Department.
Bill is a graduate of Louisiana State University, holding a degree in Fire and Emergency Services. He is also a graduate of Wright State University, holding a degree in Organizational Leadership. He is certified as an Ohio Firefighter II, Paramedic, and EMS Instructor.



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