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Stuff Happens at Geauga Safety Council


Geauga Safety Council will present “Stuff Happens” on Friday, July 6 with guest speaker Patrick Jolly, facilities manager for the Geauga County Public Library. The luncheon meeting will be held in the Huntsburg Community Center, 12406 Madison Road. Registration starts at 11:15 a.m. and the meeting ends at 1 p.m. Cost is $20 for members, $25 for non-members. To register for this luncheon meeting, contact Sue at safety@middlefieldcc.com. 

Stuff Happens is geared toward those who work in any environment, whether an office or an industrial setting.  This program addresses preventing problems and dealing with them after they arise. “Stuff” can broadly range from knocking over a cup of coffee on your desk or a bad weather event, to being engaged in an active shooter situation. The presentation helps you prepare for safety in any work environment through prevention and response. 

Patrick Jolly has been with Geauga County Public Library for more than 26 years and has been involved with staff safety training for more than 20 years. He recently presented his program on how to build a workplace safety program for non-industrial business at the 2018 Ohio Safety Congress in Columbus.

Geauga Safety Council is sponsored by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and locally by the Middlefield Chamber of Commerce. School systems, townships, municipalities, non-profit and self-insured companies are all welcome to join. There are no dues or enrollment fees and employers may join the Geauga Safety Council at any time.  To participate in the rebate program, new members must complete and submit an enrollment form no later than July 31 for the next fiscal year. For future meeting details and membership guidelines, visit www.middlefieldcc.com and click on the Geauga Safety Council link.  


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