Volume 18 / Issue 5 - May, 2013
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LCSC Program Committee Presents

Friday, May 17, 2013 Topic: Lake County Safety Council Safety Expo Speakers: Keynote Speaker: Mark Johnson, WEWS Chief Meteorologist and Selected Seminar Presenters/Instructors Time: Registration-Breakfast - 7:30 a.m. Keynote Address - 8:15 a.m. Programming (two sessions) - 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Lunch - Noon to 1 p.m. Programming (two sessons) - 1:15 to 3:30 p.m. Location: Lakeland Community College Cost: $20 for LCSC Members & Non-Members Registration on line at www.councilnews.org RSVP Deadline Friday, May 10, 2013
Friday, June 21, 2013 Topic: BWC Program & Grants Update 2013 Speakers: Jennifer Lingafelter and Thomas Gallagher, BWC Representatives Time: Registration 11:15 a.m. - Meeting & Program 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites LaMalfa Cost: $20 for LCSC Members, $25 for Non-Members Registration on line at www.councilnews.org RSVP Deadline Monday, June 17, 2013

Lake County Safety Expo - May 17 at Lakeland

The Lake County Safety Council was proud to present the 2013 LCSC Safety Expo.

The event, staged at Lakeland Community College, featured 16 valuable and timely safety classes presented by safety experts. Several of the classes closed out at maximum capacity.

The event began with registration at 7:30 a.m.and featured an opening keynote address by noted Cleveland weatherman Mark Johnson.

The event sponsors were:

Aexcel Corporation

Avery Dennison

Lantern of Madison

EA Group

Lake Health

HzW Environmental Consultants

Lake County Chambers of Commerce

More that 300 participants took part in the event, along with 20 vendors and half a dozen sponsors.

Class topics ranged from "Violence in the Workplace" and "New Employee Orientation" to "Ladders and Scaffolding" and "Trenching."

And, for BWC reporting purposes, external training and two-hour group rating training credits were offered.

The event concluded at 3:30 p.m. with a grand prize/door prize drawing for a 40-inch television.

Council Director Dawn Johnston dawn.johnston@averydennison.com (440) 358-4646 Council Director Elect Position Open Council Secretary Sue Fuerst sfuerst@painesville.com (440) 392-2975 Past Director Mike Orlando morlando@aexcelcorp.com (440) 290-9785 Council Advisor Bob Siktberg bob_siktberg@lincolnelectric.com (216) 383-2141 Council Liaison Kevin Malecek kmalecek@mentorchamber.org (440) 255-1616 Steering Committee Leslie Harris leslie.harris@redcross.org (216) 426-5080 Henry Brooks henry@thejobsnetwork.com (440) 350-9292 Lee Silvi lsilvi@lakelandcc.edu (440) 525-7252 Dan Nichols dnichols@sfielectrical.com (440) 259-2000 Chris Brill-Packard chris.brill-packard@lakehealth.org (440) 354-1933 Donna McCaskey dmccaskey@eagroupohio.com (440) 951-3514 Kenneth Scott scottken@firstenergycorp.com (440) 953-7538 Clifford Smith clifford.smith@altana.com (440) 954-7653 Gordon Levar gflevar@att.net (440) 479-1539 Council Assistant Mark Wainwright mwainwright@mentorchamber.org (440) 255-1616 Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation Representative Joan McAllister Garfield Heights Office 216-538-9721 dennis.patterson@bwc.state.oh.us Byron Bombay Garfield Heights Office 216-308-6501 ron.a.2@bwc.state.oh.us Interested in joining our Steering Committee? Contact Mark Wainwright for more information.

A Billion Back - Making Workers Comp Work for Ohio

Reiterating his administrations singular focus on creating jobs and improving Ohio's economy, Gov. John Kasich endorsed three specific actions proposed by BWC Administrator /CEO Steve Buehrer with respect to managing the portion of net assets that exceeds the board-approved ratios.

The Proposal:

---Requests that the BWC Board of Directors authorize a one-time dividend of $1 billion for private employers and public-taxing districts.

---Expands the agency's successful Safety Grant Program from $5 million to $15 million to support expanded statewide efforts to promote workplace safety and encourage further investment in protecting Ohio's workers.

---Asks the State Legislature to modernize the premium collection model by authorizing the BWC to move toward a prospective-payment system and subsequently requesting the board issue an additional $900 million to mitigate transition costs. This switch would also result in rate reductions of two (2) percent for private employers and four (4) percent for public employers.

For a complete report on this initiative, go to the LCSC web site home page to review the entire article.

Attendance - 04/12/13

Action Door
Active Plumbing Supply
Advocate for Independence
Aexcel Corporation
Air Equipment Rental Corp.
Air Power Dynamics
ALBA Contractors, Inc.
Alloy Precision Technologies
Alloy Precision Technologies
American Controls LLC
American Red Cross
AMG Resources Corporation
Apple Heating & Cooling, Inc.
Aqua Ohio, Inc.
Arcola Building Company Inc.
Around the Clock Home Care
Astro Manufacturing & Design
Avery Dennison - PTD
Beachwood City School District
Beacon Health
Bescast, Inc.
Brecksville-Broadview Hts. City Schools
Brotzman Nursery
Career Tech
Cast Nylons Ltd.
Chardon Metal Products
Chemsultants International
City of Eastlake
City of Mentor
City of Mentor-on-the-Lake
City of Painesville - Fire Department
City of Painesville - Water Department
City of Painesville - Water Department
City of Painesville - WPCP
Classic Auto Group
Cometic Gasket, Inc.
Component Repair Technologies, Inc.
Concord Township
Cres Cor
CT Consultants
Damon Morgan Corporation
Dyson Corporation
EA Group
EGC Enterprises, Inc.
Emeritus at Mentor
Empro Job Network (Thomas Emp.)
Environmental Conditioning Systems
Equistar Chemicals, Inc.
Euclid Fish Company
Eye Lighting Intl, Inc.
First Energy
Food For Thought
Fredon Corporation
Frontage Laboratories
Fusion, Inc.
GBGI, Inc.
GBSA, Inc.
Grand Rock
Hartman Personnel Services
Home Care of Lake County
Homestead 1 (Saber-Health)
Homestead II (SaberHealth)
Hose Master LLC
Hynes Industries
HZW Environmental Consultants, LLC
Infinity Resources, Inc.
J.J.O. Construction, Inc.
Kalcor Coatings Company
Kemper Company
Kemper House Olmsted Falls
Kerr Lakeside, Inc.
Kirtland Country Club
Kirtland Local Schools
Kline Rostocil Construction Corp.
Klyn Nurseries, Inc.
Lake Business Products
Lake County Nursery
Lake Erie College
Lake Health
Lake Metroparks
Lakeland Community College Retired
Lantern of Madison
Leroy Township
Levin Furniture
Life Services
Lincoln Electric
Madison Fire District
Madison Health Care
Madison Local Schools
Madison Township
Madison Village
MC Sign Company
McNeil Industries
McNulty Roofing Company
McPhillips Plumbing & HVAC Co.
Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce
Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce
Mentor Public Library
Mentor Public Schools
Mentor Way Nursing & Rehabilitation
Midwest Materials
Millennium Control Systems
MJM Industries
Mold Masters Intl. LLC
MT Heat Treating
MUM Industries
North American Coating Laboratories
Northcoast Inc. Recycling Specialists
Ohio Paving & Construction Co., Inc.
Omni Cart Services
Permanent Solution Staffing
Perry Township
PET Processors, L.L.C.
Preformed Line Products Company
R.T. & T Machining Inc.
Radix Wire
Ranpak Corp.
Restorx MD
Royal Plastics Inc.
Safety Controls Technology
Sheet Metal Products Co., Inc.
Stanley Steemer - Lazar Brothers
Tom Schaefer Plumbing, Inc.
Trailer Component Manufacturing
Transfer Express, Inc.
Tri County Ambulance Service
Universal Metal Products
US Endoscopy
USM Precision Products
V.L. Chapman Electric
Village of Fairport Harbor
Visiting Angels of Northeast Ohio
Wickliffe Country Place
Willo Security