Safety Committee Minutes

Atchison County

Safety Committee Meeting

December 15, 2022

The Atchison County Safety Committee met on Thursday, December 15, 2022 via the Zoom platform and in person.  Those members in attendance were:

Eric Noll, Commissioner; Kimberly Glover, R & B/NW; Mark Zeltner, Finance Director; Cathy Crockett, Community Corrections; Jodi Moore, HR; Kim Pruett, Joint Communications; Kelly Johansen, SO and Teresa Thomas, Treasurer

Minutes were recorded by Kimberly Glover.

Jodi Moore, Chairperson, called the meeting to order.

OLD BUSINESS:

Minutes of November 17, 2022 Meeting – Eric Noll made a motion to accept the minutes with no corrections noted.  Teresa Thomas seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously.

Accident/Incident Reports:

  1. EMS: Employee twisted ankle while moving to assist with CPR on a patient.  Follow up appointment scheduled.  HR reached out to Department Head but was unable to reach them for an update at this time.
  2. Maintenance:  A hammer fell off of a ladder and struck an employee on the head.  Employee did have a cut but refused medical treatment.    
  3. Maintenance: An employee stepped on a board that had a nail sticking out of it.  Employee refused medical treatment.  

NEW BUSINESS:

  1. Discussion was held for a new name for the Safety Committee monthly award for safety related nominations.  Cathy Crockett made a motion to use the name “Safety Star”.   Mark Zeltner seconded that motion.   Motion approved.
  2. A question was asked regarding who would choose the items used as prizes for the “Safety Star”.  Kelly Johansen made the motion to allow Safety Committee members to discuss that and order what fits within our budget.  Eric Noll seconded that motion.  Motion approved. 
  3. 2023 Election of Officers:  It was unanimously agreed that we would postpone this until the next meeting due to lack of attendance from Committee Members.

OPEN DISCUSSION

  1. Kim Pruett requested $1,837.75 in funds to pay for the Secure Tech Panic Alarms battery replacement, testing and extended 2-year warranty extension.  The panic alarms were originally purchased by the Safety Committee.  Kim Glover made a motion to pay for the battery replacement, testing and extended warranty.  Mark Zeltner seconded that motion.  Motion approved. 

The next meeting has been set for Thursday, January 19, 2023.

There being no further business, Teresa Thomas made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Kelly Johansen seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously.