Region 5 - Alliance Annual Report - January 1, 2012

The Safety Council of Northwest Ohio
January 2012

  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed

    January 28, 2010

    Alliance Overview

    The Safety Council of Northwest Ohio (SCNWO) Alliance utilizes collective expertise to help foster a culture of prevention while sharing best practices and technical knowledge.

    Implementation Team Members

    The Safety Council of Northwest Ohio

    Dennis McMickens, President and CEO
    Robert Momany, Vice President of Programs & Services


    Jule Hovi, Area Director (retired)
    Kimberly Nelson, Area Director
    Chad Positano, Compliance Assistance Specialist
    Jim McManus, Safety Specialist

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    February 16, 2011 - Meeting at SCNWO Annual OSHA Update breakfast
    July 27, 2011 - Meeting at SCNWO Healthcare Industry Seminar
    January 19, 2012 - Meeting at SCNWO Annual Board Luncheon

  3. Activities and Products

    Evaluation Period

    January 31, 2011 - January 31, 2012

    Alliance Activity
    • Training and Education
      • January 27, 2011 - CSHO presented at a SCNWO record-keeping workshop
      • March 21, 2011 - CAS presented at the SCNWO/AGC/MCA construction joint meeting workshop
      • July 21, 2011 - CAS presented at the SCNWO-sponsored Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) class program
      • July 27, 2011 - CAS and multiple CSHOs presented at the Healthcare Industry Seminar at the SCNWO on relevant topics in the healthcare industry, including PPE, bloodborne pathogens, and anti-neoplastic agents
      • July 28, 2011 - CAS presented at the SCNWO Arc-flash training program
      • October 12, 2011 - CAS conducted combustible dust training presentation for the National Fire Prevention/Protection program at the SCNWO
      • October 27, 2012 - AD presented at the SCNWO-sponsored COSS class program
      • December 12, 2011 - CSHO presented on electrical hazards at an Arc-flash training program sponsored by the SCNWO
      • January 19, 2012 - CAS attended the Annual Board Luncheon Meeting for the SCNWO
    • Outreach and Communication
      • February 16, 2011 - CAS and CSHO presented and attended the annual OSHA Update breakfast for members of the SCNWO
    • Promoting the National Dialogue on Safety and Health
      • May 18, 2011 - Collaboration between SCNWO, OSHA and many other stakeholders for NW Ohio Safety and Health Day at Owens Community College (most of the Toledo Area Office participated in or supported this outreach event)

    Alliance Products

    None to report

  4. Results
    1. The OSHA/SCNWO Alliance provided an opportunity to increase the safety and health knowledge of safety council members in Northwest Ohio. OSHA personnel provide current occupational safety and health information to the Council, who in turn distribute to their membership either via email or newsletter venues.


      Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.)

      Number of Individuals Reached or Trained

      Annual OSHA Update


      NW Ohio Safety and Health Day Collaboration


      RK Workshop


      COSS Classes


      Construction Workshops


      Healthcare Workshops


      Electrical Workshops


      Combustible Dust Workshops


      Electronic distribution of construction fall protection outreach

      125 (est.)



  5. Upcoming Milestones

    The Alliance is due for renewal, and the intent is to do so upon approval of all parties of the draft agreement.

Report Prepared by: Kimberly Nelson, Area Director

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