Mid-Ohio Valley Safety Council

The Mid-Ohio Valley Safety Council is a program of the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce, co-sponsored by The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation Division of Safety & Hygiene.

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2018 Mid-Ohio Safety Council 100% Award Winners

2018 Mid-Ohio Valley Safety Council 100% Award Winners

It takes concern and dedication to instill an awareness of worker safety.  The MOV Safety Council strives to provide increased safety awareness through the combined efforts of companies and the community at large.

Safety Council Goals:

  • To provide a forum for businesses and industries interested in occupational safety and health.
  • To examine and resolve potential and existing safety and health problems.
  • To Inform participants of new safety and health techniques, products and services and to provide a thorough knowledge of these services.
  • To encourage safety programs through a Safety Campaign.

Membership to Safety Council is open to representatives of business and industry in the Mid-Ohio Valley interested in developing increased safety awareness. The annual membership fee is $50 per company and the open enrollment period to join is June 1st- July 31st.

Safety Council Rebate Program Eligibility Requirements for the 2019/2020 fiscal year.

Ohio BWC Rebate Eligibility Flyer for 2019.

Luncheons are held with presentations on a wide variety of safety subjects as requested by the membership.  Safety Council meets monthly, usually on the third Wednesday of each month.

For more information about Safety Council please contact Candi Heiss or Carrie Ankrom, at the Chamber office: 740-373-5176.

Classes offered by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation for your business and employees.

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Click here to glance at the 2019/20 rebate eligibility and meeting attendance. (Updated on August 26, 2019).

2019-2020 Board of Directors

Joan Zoller
Trademark Solutions

Immediate Past President
Joe Wesel
American Producers

Steve Cunningham, Solvay Specialty Polymers

Laurene Huffman, Malta Dynamics

Tony Huffman, Washington County Career Center

David Miller, President Elect, Magnum Magnetics

Tina Nolen, Marietta Occupational Health Partners

Linda O'Brien, O'Brien's Safety Services

Staci Ritchie, Moran Construction

Ted Szabo, Pawnee, Inc.

Board Advisors

Cindy Bennett, Retired

Dave Fleming, Greenleaf Landscapes

Barbara Dempsey, Marietta Occupational Health Partners

Ken Strahler, Ken Strahler Masonry

Rhonda Church, Ohio BWC Board Representative

Carrie Ankrom, MOVSC Co-Manager

Candi Heiss, MOVSC Co-Manager

2019 Monthly Meeting Topics:

September 18, 2019

"A Celebration of the Grand Award from the Ohio BWC on the Valley Gem Sternwheeler" with Administrator Stephanie McCloud and Michelle Francisco, Safety Council Program Manager, Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation Division of Safety & Hygiene

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October 16, 2019

"Railroad Safety in the Workplace" with speaker Jason Bishop, CSX Transportation, Regional Manager Community Affairs & Safety

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November 20, 2019

"When it's Not So Merry: How To Cope with Holiday Stress and Depression" with speaker Dr. Ana Berrios, The Ohio State University

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December 18, 2019

Game Day: "Conscious Teaching: Archetypes in the Workplace" with speaker David Miller, Magnum Magnetics

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