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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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.
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2019-2020 Board of Directors
Immediate Past President
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.
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
October 16, 2019
"Railroad Safety in the Workplace" with speaker Jason Bishop, CSX Transportation, Regional Manager Community Affairs & Safety
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
December 18, 2019
Game Day: "Conscious Teaching: Archetypes in the Workplace" with speaker David Miller, Magnum Magnetics