Greene County Safety Council

Surviving an OSHA Inspection
Register for a FREE 1/2 day seminar presented by Gary Hanson, President of American Safety & Health Management Consultants, Inc. as he explains the ins-and-outs of surviving an OSHA inspection. This seminar is being held for Group Rating member companies and companies who've had a workers' compensation claim between July 1st, 2014 - September 30th, 2015.
Available Dates:
  • May 9th - Akron/Fairlawn Holiday Inn
  • May 16th - Hamilton Butler County Extension Office
Click HERE to print your registration form and be sure to respond no later than 3 DAYS prior to the seminar date of your choice. All registration forms should be Faxed or Mailed to: Kathy Hanson/ASH 6920 Meadowlands Ave. NW, N. Canton, Ohio 44720 Fax: (330) 244-8915 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. **Participation meets the 2-hour safety training requirement for the green period July 1st - September 30, 2015**

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 2016-17 fiscal year we must process your enrollment no later than July 31, 2016. It is possible to earn an additional 2% Performance Bonus by meeting certain requirements as well. Please click here to download these requirements.

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, May 3, 2017, 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

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

Overview of the NIOSH Center for Workers’ Compensation Studies
This presentation will provide a summary of the CWCS and will focus on example studies with the Ohio BWC and other insurers. This includes a review of workers' compensation claim trends and safety/ergonomics effectiveness studies.

Presenter - Steve Wurzelbacher, Director of the Center for Workers' Compensation Studies (CWCS) at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Steve has worked for over 19 years in the safety and health field, as both a researcher and as a risk control consultant  for a workers' compensation insurance carrier. Steve has a Ph.D. in Occupational Safety and Ergonomics from the University of Cincinnati, is a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), and holds the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation.


Future Meeting Topics

June 2017 - Mental Health in the Workplace

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Overview of the NIOSH Center for Workers’ Compensation Studies

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.