Safety Committee Minutes

Atchison County

Safety Committee Meeting

March 18, 2021

The Atchison County Safety Committee met on Thursday, March 18, 2021 via the Zoom platform.  Those members in attendance were: Amanda Dishong, Appraiser; Kalee Vanderweide, County Clerk; Jodi Moore, Treasurer; Kim Glover, Road & Bridge; Kim Pruett, Joint Communication; Melissa Smith, Human Resources; Haley Tinch, Senior Village; Shelly Nelson, Community Corrections; Sherri Becker, County Attorney; and Wesley Lanter, IT/EM.  

Minutes were recorded by Kalee Vanderweide.

Amanda Dishong, Chairperson, called the meeting to order.

OLD BUSINESS:

Minutes of February 18, 2021 Meeting – Wes Lanter made a motion to accept the minutes with no corrections noted.  Dirk Saragusa seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously.  

Follow-up Accident/Incident Reports

EMS – Employee slipped and fell on snowy/icy steps.  Employee has a follow up with the hospital and has been released to full duty. 

NEW BUSINESS:

Accident/Incident Reports

EMS – Employee was summoned to the ambulance that had just been washed in front of the station, and slipped and fell.  

OPEN DISCUSSION

Kim Pruett asked about the Safety Committee paying for the CPR training needed for dispatchers.   Wesley Lanter made a motion to have the Safety Committee pay for all CPR training for all departments.  Sherri Becker and Kim Pruett seconded the motion.   The motion passed unanimously. 

The Road and Bridge Department bought reflective apparel and wants to use the KERIT loss control reimbursement, in the amount of $650.00.  Kim Pruett made a motion to approve the Road and Bridge Department using the KERIT loss control reimbursement.  Dirk Saragusa seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously. 

Kalee Vanderweide told the committee about KCAMP offering classes online.  She will send an email to the committee of all the classes offered. 

Jodi Moore made a motion to have a tornado drill for the Second Quarter training on April 7, 2021.  Dirk Saragusa seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. 

Melissa Smith made a motion to have a fire drill for the Third Quarter training.  Wesley Lanter seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously. 

The next meeting has been set for Thursday, April 15, 2021.  There being no further business, Dirk Saragusa made a motion to adjourn the meeting.   Kim Pruett seconded the motion.   The motion passed unanimously.