Mid-Ohio Valley Safety Council to hold seminar

MARIETTA — The Mid-Ohio Valley Safety Council will hold a half-day seminar on silica dust and new Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards 8:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 24 at Washington State Community College, Graham Auditorium. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

The seminar will also count toward rebate eligibility or if a company needs to take a two-hour training session for Workers Compensation Group.

Featured speakers are: Emily Lauderback, industrial hygienist, Department of Labor-OSHA Columbus Area Office; and Melissa Linton, compliance assistance specialist, U.S. Department of Labor-OSHA Columbus Area Office.

The cost of the seminar is $25 for MOVSC and Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce members, $30 for the general public, and includes a light breakfast.

Membership in Safety Council is open to representatives of business and industry in the Mid-Ohio Valley interested in improving safety awareness in the work place.

The safety council will meet 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Marietta Shrine Club at 249 Pennsylvania Ave. in Marietta. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. and the program begins at noon.

The topic for the month is Mindfulness and Resiliency with featured speaker Katy Tombaugh.

The cost of the meeting is $15 for safety council members (includes lunch). Membership in Safety Council is open to representatives of business and industry in the Mid-Ohio Valley interested in improving safety awareness in the work place.

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 and Hygiene. The annual membership fee is $50 per company.

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