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Buckeye STEPS = Service Transmission Exploration & Production Safety Network

Membership is open to those engaged in or supporting the Oil and Gas Exploration, Production or Transmission Industry.

The Buckeye STEPS Safety Network shall set no limit on the number of individuals that may become members, attend meetings, or participate in activities.

Active Members: An active member is one who qualifies under the membership clause and supports the STEPS Network through active participation and attendance.

Advising Member - An advising member is an employee of a governmental and/or regulatory organization that interacts with the Oil and Gas Exploration, Production, and Transmission Industry. Advising members have neither voting nor elective office privileges.

Membership Status – The Executive Board shall review membership status

Anyone interested in presenting at an upcoming Buckeye STEPS meeting is asked to contact

our Program Chair David Hartman at dhartman221@zoominternet.net

If your business would like to sponsor a broadcast please contact us at your earliest opportunity. 

The objective of The Buckeye STEPS Safety Network is to establish informative meeting forums for members of the Oil & Gas Industry and associated Governmental agencies to actively share industry safe work and recommended work practices, safety alerts and issues, educate membership, and reduce workplace injuries.

National Safety Stand-Down to be Held May 8-12

OSHA is asking companies to hold a safety stand-down sometime during the week of May 8-12, 2017, to have an open discussion with workers about falls and how to prevent them.  Promotional materials can be found at the Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down webpage and on the campaign webpage.  If you would like to have a Columbus OSHA representative participate in your company's event in the Columbus area office jurisdiction, email Compliance Assistance Specialist Melissa Linton, OHST.

Drug Epidemic Information

The following links are to articles of interest to Buckeye STEPS members and were provided by Russell Ammons, National Account Executive of Psychemedics Corporation:

Ohio Coroner's Office running out of room because of overdose deaths

Fourteen die in Cuyahoga County this weekend from heroin and fentanyl, 70 for 2017

A Message from National STEPS Network Chairperson Rick L. Ingram