Safety Committee Minutes

Atchison County

Safety Committee Meeting

August 26, 2021

 The Atchison County Safety Committee met on Thursday, August 26, 2021 via the Zoom platform and in person.  Those members in attendance were: Wesley Lanter, Emergency Management/IT; Teresa Thomas, Treasurer; Cathy Crockett, Community Corrections; Staci Waggle, Solid Waste; Debbie Thompson, Appraiser; Jodi Moore, HR; Melissa Smith, HR; Kim Pruett, Joint Communications; Amanda Dishong, Appraiser; and Kalee Vanderweide, County Clerk; 

Minutes were recorded by Kalee Vanderweide.

Amanda Dishong, Chairperson, called the meeting to order.

OLD BUSINESS:

Minutes of July 15, 2021 Meeting – Kim Pruett made a motion to accept the minutes with no corrections noted.   Cathy Crockett seconded the motion.   The motion passed unanimously.  

Follow-up Accident/Incident Reports:

Rescue – Employee returned to full duty with stitches being removed after 7 days. 

NEW BUSINESS:

Accident/Incident Reports:

EMS – Employee was on a medical call and the employee’s knee was caught between the cot and stairs.  Employee is on light duty and will have follow up.

EMS – Employee was on a medical call and employee stepped in a hidden hole in the grass.  Employee is on light duty and will have follow up. 

Jodi Moore stepped down as Vice-Chair due to a change in job position.   Wesley Lanter made a motion to nominate Teresa Thomas to fill in as Vice-Chair.  Melissa Smith and Jodi Moore seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously.  

OPEN DISCUSSION

The Christmas party for the County is in the works.  Some ideas on where to have it include: Riverwood Winery, Riverhouse, Benedictine College, The Elks, and The Event Center.   A survey will need sent to get input from all County employees.  The survey results will be discussed at the next meeting. 

The next meeting has been set for Thursday, September 16, 2021.  There being no further business, Wesley Lanter made a motion to adjourn the meeting.   Melissa Smith and Cathy Crockett seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously.