SAFETY COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
City/County Government Center
Ken Fischer, Land & Water Conservation
Richard Gedemer, DSS
Bobbi Hicken, Emerg. Mgmt.
Diane Immel, Clerk of Courts
Tom Janke, Highway
Ann Kaiser, Extension
Shelby Kapitanski, Purchasing
Rick Kiefer, Central Maintenance
Michael Marx, HR
A meeting of the Safety Committee for Fond du Lac County employees was called to order at 8:15 am by
REVIEW & APPROVE MINUTES: Not everyone received the May 15 meeting minutes. Hold to approve at our next meeting.
Building Safety for New Hires: Rick questioned if new employees receive any building safety orientation. Discussion followed. Mike will email the County safety handbook to the committee for review & revisions at the September meeting. It was suggested to invite Troy Haase, FDL Division Chief of Fire Prevention, to a meeting to discuss building safety, and to include building managers.
City/County Govt. Center security checkpoint at the north entrance will be staffed by Sheriff’s Office staff effective August 5 from 7:30 am to 5 pm. Informational meetings for employees will be held July 23, 25 & 31.
SAFETY SUGGESTIONS – None
Traveling Board: No update
Newsletter: Ann has been helping with the newsletter for over 10 years. She is retiring July 31. Thank you to Ann for her service to the Safety Committee. Motion (Shelby/Mike)
High Five Award Nominations: Matt Lechner & Tony Meitzel were nominated for their outstanding emergency response concerning John Dilling who was severely injured in a chain saw accident. Motion to approve (Mike/Rick )
Another nomination was discussed and will be tabled until our next meeting. Motion (Rick/Diane)
NEW BUSINESS: None
Meeting adjourned 9:00 am (Shelby/Tom)
Next meeting: Wed, Sept. 18, 8:15 am in Room F
Ann Kaiser, Secretary