Safety Committee Minutes

Atchison County

Quarterly Safety Committee Meeting

September 20, 2018


The Atchison County Safety Committee met on Thursday, September 20, 2018 in the County Commission Room. Those members in attendance were Seth Howard, Road & Bridge; Kalee Vanderweide, County Clerk; Lydia Theurer, EMS; Jamie Madison, Human Resources; Melissa Smith, Human Resources; Peggy House, Atchison Senior Village; Staci Joice, Solid Waste; and Connie Ellerman, Treasurer’s.

Minutes were recorded by Kalee Vanderweide, Secretary.

Seth Howard, Chairperson, called the meeting to order.


Minutes of August 16, 2018 Meeting – Peggy House motioned to approve the minutes with no corrections. Connie Ellerman seconded the motion.

Follow-up Accident/Incident Reports 

Sheriff’s – Employee was fighting a violent inmate and strained left shoulder. Employee is still having follow up.

EMS – Employee had a knee injury. This is ongoing.

Christmas Party – Elizabeth’s is booked for December 14, 2018. Survey will be sent out Countywide for suggestions on party and food.


Accidents/Incident Reports

EMS – Employee strained/twisted wrist. First aid was done at EMS.

Employee strained/sprained right arm, tricep, shoulder, elbow, and clavicle. Placed on modified duty for one week then another follow-up.


The next meeting has been set for Thursday, October 18, 2018. There being no further business, Jamie Madison made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Connie Ellerman and Peggy House seconded the motion.