The St. Joseph Safety
and Health Council has assisted businesses and industries in Northwest
Missouri with safety and health related issues since 1935. The
Council is committed to understanding the concerns of employers
regarding worker safety, insurance costs, regulatory and other issues
that impact our workplaces.
2013, the Safety
Council is coordinating the Breakfast Speaker Series in coordination
Midland Empire Safety Association.
Breakfast program are intended for safety managers, human resource
personnel, safety team leaders, or anyone interested in learning about
workplace safety issues, and is an event where they can come share a
light breakfast and learn about different safety topics that impact our
workplaces. Each session will have a speaker address the featured
topic and answer your questions, as well as provide time for networking
with your peers.
The Breakfast Speaker
Series occurs on the first Thursday of the month. All programs
will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will be held at the St. Joseph Safety &
Health Council Office, United Way Conference Room located at 118 S. 5th
St. in St. Joseph, unless otherwise noted.
The cost to attend is free for Safety Council Occupational Safety
Members (please limit two attendees per company) and MESA members.
Non-members will be charged $10 per person.
Please RSVP for each individual program by calling 816.233.3330 or email
no later than Tuesday, Noon, the week of the scheduled event.
Commercial Vehicle State and Federal Guidelines
Chief CVO for the Missouri Sate Highway Patrol, Troop H
Chief McCartney is a 25-year veteran of
the commercial vehicle division. Find out what your
responsibilities are if your company owns or leases commercial trucks.
Chief McCartney will explain the basic truck regulations for interstate
and intrastate operation. A question and answer portion will
follow the program.
Workers Compensation Laws
Do you know what jobs at your company
pose the greatest risk? Do your employees understand what they
must do to be as safe as possible while performing their job duties?
Completing a job safety analysis for the positions within your company
can help you to identify potential injury causing hazards that can
impact your workers and your bottom line.
RETURNING THIS FALL TO CIVIC ARENA
The United States Department of Labor
will present a Hazard Lab in St. Joseph this fall. Whether you are
new to workplace safety or a seasoned professional, a walk through the
safety and health lab will help you build skills and confidence in
identifying common safety hazards. The Hazard Lab, created by OSHA
On-Site Consultants is a mobile training classroom featuring over 40
workstations with hazards.