BISC Workplace Health Committee

Your forum for safety and compliance.

Join the top safety and regulatory professionals of the Bus Industry Safety Council in biannual meetings and quarterly committee meetings to develop and promote methods, materials and procedures to enhance motorcoach safety and security.

Chair

Pam Martinez, DATTCO

Pam Martinez has been a participating member of BISC since 2009.  Since becoming active with BISC she has been on the Occupational Safety & Environment Committee, later named the Workplace Safety and Health Committee.   She has served as the Vice-Chairperson of the Workplace Safety and Health Committee since 2011.  She has been a presenter at the committee meetings and at the 2014 meetings spoke on Global Harmonization and DOT Inspections.

To learn more about Pam: Download Bio

Upcoming Meetings

November 6, 2018 at 2 pm ET
Webinar Meeting

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Description: If the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) knocked on your company’s door, would you be ready for an inspection? Do you know what might put you at increased risk for an inspection? Do you know what to expect during the inspection? After? Join us during this webinar to get answers to your questions on the OSHA inspection process. We’ll discuss:

Featuring Presentations by J.J. Keller:

Jessica Rios, Editor - Workplace Safety
Jessica Rios, MA, is an Editor for Workplace Safety at J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. She researches and creates content for a variety of safety-related topics and contributes to a number of products. Ms. Rios specializes in issues such as OSHA inspections, walking working surfaces, personal protective equipment, respiratory protection, permit-required confined spaces, emergency and first aid, powered industrial trucks, machine guarding, bloodborne pathogens, and Hazard Communication. Ms. Rios is the editor of the Hazard Communication Compliance manual, the OSHA Compliance for General Industry manual, and the Supervisor Safety Alert newsletter. She also contributes content on compliance and best practices for use in other manuals and newsletters.

Travis Rhoden, Senior Editor - Workplace Safety
Travis Rhoden has been an editor with J. J. Keller and Associates for over 20 years. He specializes in the areas of safety management and auditing. Prior to joining J. J. Keller, Travis worked as a safety manager for a Midwest-based manufacturer of heavy-duty trucks and buses. He holds a Master's degree in Loss Prevention and Safety Administration from Eastern Kentucky University.

Recent Meetings

May 23, 2018
Conference Call Meeting
Meeting Agenda

Charts

December 14, 2017
Conference Call Meeting
Meeting Agenda

Additional December Meeting Materials:

New OSHA Recordkeeping & Reporting Requirements for Workplace Injuries - Form 300A filing Form - Industry Establishment List

March 24, 2017
Conference Call Meeting
Meeting Agenda

January 16, 2017
Cleveland Convention Center
In-Person Session Presentation - Understanding the New OSHA Recordkeeping & Reporting Requirements for Workplace Injuries

January 16, 2017
Cleveland Convention Center
In-Person Session Presentation - Tips for Effective Online Filing of Workplace Injury Reports

November 2, 2016
Conference Call Meeting
Meeting Agenda
To access a recording of the meeting, dial 888-899-7904, enter the playback ID # 165768307.

Additional November Meeting Materials:

List of OSHA Required Posters - Free Poster Workplace Safety, Free Poster Polygraph, Free Poster Minimum Wage
Updated 2016 OSHA Training Manual - Click here for OSHA training additional materials

January 10, 2016
Louisville Convention Center, Room L15
In-Person Meeting
January Meeting Agenda
January Meeting Minutes

October 7, 2015 at 2 PM ET
Conference Call/Webinar Meeting
October Meeting Agenda

Addittional October Meeting Materials:

First Aid Kits Information (goes into effect January 1, 2016 - garages only)
Proposed Medical Examination Long Form (goes into effect December 2015)

June 23, 2015
BWI Marriott, Room Salon F
In-Person Meeting
June Meeting Agenda
Meeting Minutes

April 22, 2015
Conference Call/Webinar Meeting
April Meeting Agenda
To download a recording of the meeting, click here.

January 12, 2015
St. Louis, MO Convention Center, Room 120
In-Person Meeting
January Meeting Agenda
Meeting Minutes

Meeting Takeaways

October 31, 2014
Conference Call/Webinar Meeting
Meeting Agenda

Meeting Takeaways

Fall-Winter Survey 2015 Workplan Topics
Top 10 OSHA Violations