Orrville Area Safety Council Updates

Posted August 13, 2018

The Orrville Area Safety Council held their first meeting at The University of Akron Wayne College, August 8 on the topic of emergency preparedness. 

James Keplar, EHS and Security Manager with The Will-Burt Company and the president of the Orrville Area Safety Council Steering Committee...

Posted August 09, 2018

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Posted July 03, 2018

SEMI-ANNUAL REPORTS DUE JULY 15

 
The Orrville Area Safety Council works in partnership with the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation Division of Safety and Hygiene to promote safe work environments in our community.
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Posted May 11, 2018

The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation recognized 54 local companies for excellence in workplace safety at the Orrville Area Safety Council annual awards luncheon May 9. The event, sponsored by Aultman Orrville Hospital and Orrville Pointe, was held in the community room at White’s Ford, 1780 N...

Posted April 03, 2018

Safety Update - Ohio BWC Library

PERRP
The Public Employment Risk Reduction Program (PERRP) is celebrating its 25th anniversary of protecting Ohio public employees on April 20. The Ohio Public Employment Risk Reduction Act of 1993 established PERRP. Also, PERRP...

Posted March 16, 2018

Working with the belief that most of loss is preventable, Jerry Krankovich, Director Risk Insurance, The J.M. Smucker Company, discussed the benefits of developing a strong safety culture with loss prevention as the goal to a room full of 76 CEO's and senior management health and safety...

Lori Reinbolt presents Dave Balas, owner, Memories Parties and Conf Center, a wall clock in recognition of 14 years of catering services to the Orrville Area Safety Council.
Posted February 16, 2018

Thanks for the Memories

The Orrville Area Safety Council meets monthly for a lunch and learn program.  While the educational topic changes each month, there is always a hot lunch provided.

On February 14, the Orrville Area Safety Council recognized Dave Balas, owner, Memories...

BWC Monthly Update
Posted January 31, 2018

Did you know that Ohio BWC provides Monthly Safety Updates on their website? You can view past editions their website. Check back here every month for the next edition!

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Ohio Safety Congress
Posted January 17, 2018

Ohio Safety Congress & Expo Registration Open

Registration is now open for the Ohio Safety Congress & Expo, March 7 to 9 at the Columbus Convention Center. ...

Posted January 02, 2018

Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation Division of Safety & Hygiene reported the statewide FY17 2% Participation Rebate amount to eligible Ohio employers is $6.7 million.  Locally, eighteen members of the Orrville Area Safety Council qualified for rebates with a collective total of $31,677....

Posted October 03, 2017

Fire Prevention was the topic for the September 13 meeting of the Orrville Area Safety Council. 

An update on the local response to Hurricane’s Harvey and Irma was presented by Lara Kiefer, Executive Director, American Red Cross Lake Erie Heartland Chapter.  Each year, the Red Cross...

Posted August 31, 2017

Introducing STAPLES Business Advantage
A membership benefit offered by the Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce

 

When Chamber members register with STAPLES Business Advantage they have access to special pricing:

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Posted August 28, 2017

Essential Elements of a Crisis Communication Plan

Crisis Communication Plans vary in complexity, but here are the essential elements every organization should compile in order to be prepared for a crisis.

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#orrvillewalks
Posted July 26, 2017

Orrville Walks 5K Fun Run

Orrville Walks continues to help keep the Orrville community motivated and healthy every Thursday through Sept. 28. A new feature for the Walk this year is a 5K Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to noon. Never done a 5K? Then this is the 5K for you. It’...

Posted July 20, 2017

 

The Orrville Area Safety Council kicked off the FY18 program year with a return to the basics during their lunch and learn meeting on July 12. 

 

Kelli Ott, Ergonomist with the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation office in Canton and a member of the Orrville Area...

Posted June 28, 2017

For the first time since 1979, the Orrville Area Safety Council was recognized with an Honorable Mention for the coveted Safety Council of the Year Award.  The recognition was presented by Sara Morrison, Ohio BWC Administrator, at the annual Safety Leadership Conference in Columbus on May 1....

Posted June 28, 2017

OSHA Updates: We Can Help

Orrville Area Safety Council, June 14, 2017

 

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Posted June 19, 2017

A Third Billion Back

Giving back to Ohio business

Ohio's improving safety climate, good fiscal management and good investment returns are adding up to great news for Ohio employers. That's because for the third time in four years, BWC will return more than $1 billion to Ohio'...

Posted June 19, 2017

The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation recognized 49 local companies for excellence in workplace safety at the Orrville Area Safety Council annual awards luncheon May 10.   The event, sponsored by Aultman Orrville Hospital and General Building Maintenance Corp, was held in the community at...