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Ottawa County Safety Council meeting and update

Ottawa County Safety Council Monthly Meeting will be held Wednesday, July 16, at Magruder Hospital Conference Center. Lunch and networking are from 11-11:30 a.m. and the meeting and presentation is 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The speaker will be Sgt. Corbin Carpenter of the Port Clinton Police Department. The topic will be school safety and the ALICE program. Please RSVP on or before July 14 to Jessica Kowalski at 419-898-6242.

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Safety Council meeting and National Safety Month

Ottawa County Safety Council monthly meeting will be held Wednesday, June 18, at Magruder Hospital Conference Center. Lunch and networking are from 11-11:30 a.m. and the meeting and presentation is from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  The speaker will be Pam Courtney, PHR with the topic being “Holding People Accountable for Safety.” Please RSVP on or before June 16 to Jessica Kowalski at 419.898.6242.

Each June, the National Safety Council celebrates National Safety Month as a time to bring attention to key safety issues. As you plan your 2014 safety calendar, please join the Council and thousands of organizations across the country to reduce risk of the following safety issues: 

Week 1: Prevent prescription drug abuse
Week 2: Stop slips, trips and falls
Week 3: Be aware of your surroundings
Week 4: Put an end to distracted driving

The 2014 National Safety Month theme, "Safety: It takes all of us," was inspired by the idea of continuous risk reduction.  A successful safety program depends on spotting hazards early, evaluating their risk and removing or controlling them before harm is done. Use this June to find creative ways to engage everyone in reducing risk in your workplaces. A little effort today has the potential to prevent tragedy tomorrow.

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