SAFETY COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2018
City/County Government Center
Linda Chandler, Purchasing/Risk Manager
Richard Gedemer, DSS
Bobbi Hicken, Emergency Management
Diane Immel, Clerk of Courts
Tom Janke, Highway
Ann Kaiser, UW-Extension
Shelby Kapitanski, Purchasing
Rick Kiefer, Central Maintenance
Michael Marx, HR
Kim Mueller, Public Health
Ryan Waldschmidt, Sheriff’s Office
A meeting of the Safety Committee for Fond du Lac County employees was called to order at 8:15 am by
REVIEW & APPROVE MINUTES: July 18 meeting minutes were approved. (Rick K/Diane)
Budget: Mike asked if anyone had suggestions to use the funds in our Safety Committee budget – approx. $2800. It was recommended to purchase 3 winter travel safety kits to give away in a drawing. We have one kit on hand yet.
CPR Mannequin: Safety Committee is willing to provide funds for a CPR mannequin if needed.
Workplace AEDs/CPR Training: Purchasing Dept. has a master list of all County owned AEDs. Some are over 8 years old & should be replaced. Erin Gerred is reviewing the request.
It was suggested that we offer employee workshops on bad weather preparedness - flooding, downed power lines, chain saw safety, etc. Linda will check into this.
Government Center Crossing Area: Improvements have been made, but it remains a safety concern.
SAFETY SUGGESTIONS – None
Traveling Board: Will be updated with Fall safety information
Newsletter: An issue will come out this month.
High Five Award Nominations: None
2019 Meeting Dates: Rick will reserve a meeting room for the third Wednesday of each month.
Mosquitos: Kim shared information about protecting against mosquito bites.
Flu Shots: Kim encourages us to get our flu shots now.
Meeting adjourned 8:50 am (Mike/Bobbi)
Next meeting: Wed, Oct. 17, 8:15 am in Room F
Ann Kaiser, Secretary