Greene County Safety Council

Featured Event


May 5, 2021 

TITLE:  “Ultraviolet Radiation – Exposure and Protection”

PRESENTER:  Craig Smith, Industrial Safety Consultant - BWC

Craig Smith 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 30 years and in the field of safety and safety management for more than 34 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 28 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.

Join Zoom Meeting - 8:00am-9am, May 5, 2021

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Apr 2021 What is a Forklift?
                    Stan Wilson, Safety Program Consultant for Greene County - See PowerPoint Here
Mar 2021 Business and Personal Safety During a Civil Disturbance
                    Sgt. Lon Etchison of the Xenia Police Department - See Handout Here
Feb 2021 Management of Workplace Stress in Unprecedented Times
                    Lorey Simons, MS, LPCC Owner: Simons Counseling Services, Ltd
Jan 2021 Emergency Preparedness What Is It?
                    Stan Wilson, Safety Program Consultant, Greene County Dept. of Risk Management


BWC HAZCOM Micro Videos Training Series is now available.   BWC designed this micro video training series to assist your Hazard Communication trainings and provide reference for related questions. You can have your employees view the short videos.  After viewing the series, employees can complete the knowledge assessment to verify competence and to give them an opportunity to ask questions or provide suggestions for your Hazard Communication program. 

Once employees complete the assessments, you can address any deficiencies or questions in either a one-on-one or group setting. Click Here for the Videos and More Information. 


BWC grants reopened

Funding opportunities are once again available for four of our special safety grant programs. These include our:

We encourage employers to explore and take advantage of these opportunities. For more information on our safety grants, visit this BWC webpage.




BWC's November 2020 Safety Update

Safety Article - Implementing a Culture Based Safety Program
Safety Article - Dealing with Employees Safety Behavior Problems

Safety Article - Identifying Occurrence Events

Join the 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.  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 937-372-3591 for more info.

Greene County Safety Council Annual Membership Fees

1-25   employees   FREE
26-99   employees  $50.00 (FREE for 2020-21 Year)
100-199   employees  $100.00 (FREE for 2020-21 Year)
200+   employees  $150.00 (FREE for 2020-21 Year)


Future Meeting Topics: 
Mental Health In the Workplace   
Violence Prevention/De-Escalation
Forklift Safety
Weather Safety
Fire Extinguisher Safety - Alan

The BWC's Safety Services catalog is now available!

SafetyServicesCatalog 2020 21 GRAPHICClick here or the image to download the catalog



Emergency Preparedness, what is it?

Return on Investment... It Pays To Belong

When a business invests in the Xenia Area Chamber, it forms a partnership with over 400 other investors that leverage time, money, and other assets to create stronger individual businesses and a stronger community.