Greene County Safety Council


The Greene County Safety Council (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. Our members saved $48,919.33 in the fiscal year 2015-2016 by being a member of our Safety Council!

Greene County Safety Council Annual Membership Fees

1-25   employees   FREE
26-99   employees  $50.00
100-199   employees  $100.00
200+   employess  $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 2017-18 fiscal year (July 1, 2017 thru June 30, 2018) we must process your enrollment no later than July 31, 2017. It is possible to earn an additional 2% Performance Bonus by meeting certain requirements as well. Please click here to download these requirements and our membership application.

Upcoming Schedule:

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.

GCSC Weather Policy:  The GCSC will not meet if Xenia Community Schools are closed. If Xenia Community Schools are delayed but open, we will meet at the usual time.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

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

Overview of the OSHA Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP)
SHARP is designed to provide incentives and support to smaller, high-hazard employers to develop, implement and continuously improve safety programs at their work site(s). Mike will tell us how your company can participate with SHARP and utilize the program's benefits to improve your workplace safety and bottom line!

Presenter - Mike Given, Vice president of Twist Inc.


Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

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

Safety Briefings: Why and How
You learn the importance of safety briefings before you let your workers go out and perform the tasks you assign. Stan will show you how to present the information they need to promote safety. You will learn where you can go to get information to pass on to your workers to highlight the importance of safety. He will also will give you resources for training, regulations, and safety topics.

Presenter - Stan Wilson, Safety Coordinator for Greene County Ohio
Stan has an Associate degree in Fire Science Technology, is a current OSHA outreach instructor for Construction Safety – 10 and 30 hour Certificates, 36 years in fire service experience – served as a paramedic, firefighter, haz-mat technician, water rescue technician and company officer. He has over 25 years experience as a full time safety professional.


Future Meeting Topics
August 2017- DRONES: Commercial Uses, Regulations and Best Practices
September 2017 - OSHA Update
October 2017 - Strokes
November 2017 - Food Safety/Healthy Eating
December 2017 - OSHA Required Safety Training
January 2018 - Repitative Injuries/Ergonomics
February 2018 - Safe Surfaces for Walking/Working
March 2018 - Street Smart
April 2018 - Medical Marijuana and the Workplace
May 2018 - Driver Safety
June 2018 - Fire Extinguisher Safety


 The BWC's Safety Services catalog is now available!

Click here or the image to download the catalogSafety Catalog 2017 18

Click here to order copies of the catalog




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