Safety Committee Minutes

Atchison County

Safety Committee Meeting

March 17, 2022


The Atchison County Safety Committee met on Thursday, March 17, 2022 via the Zoom platform and in person.  Those members in attendance were: Eric Noll, Commissioner; Kim Glover, Road & Bridge; Melissa Smith, HR; Kim Pruett, Joint Communications; Jodi Moore, HR; Teresa Thomas, Treasurer; Dirk Saragusa, Jail; Brian Oswalt, Maintenance; and Kalee Vanderweide, County Clerk.

Minutes were recorded by Kalee Vanderweide.

Teresa Thomas, Vice-Chairperson, called the meeting to order.


Minutes of February 17, 2022 Meeting – Jodi Moore and Melissa Smith made a motion to accept the minutes with no corrections noted. Kim Pruett seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously.  

Accident/Incident Reports: 

Road & Bridge:  Employee was released to full duty.  

Atchison Senior Village:  Employee was released to full duty.


EMS: Employee was treating a patient in the ambulance, on a call, when the patient grabbed her right hand/thumb.  Employee has follow-up appointments.

 Atchison Senior Village:  Employee was opening a bag of frozen vegetables and the corner piece of the bag cut and punctured her hand.  Employee was released to full duty. 

The third County W.A.Y. nomination was voted on by all committee members present.   The winner for the month of March is Sheila Harris, Atchison Senior Village. 


Jodi Moore stated that Travis Bennett, Thomas McGee Group, had a near miss with fentanyl at one of his other locations.  Mr. Bennett wanted to bring it to Atchison County’s attention to be aware.  Discussion was had on adding Narcan at the courthouse.  

The next meeting has been set for Thursday, April 21, 2022.  There being no further business, Dirk Saragusa made a motion to adjourn the meeting.   Jodi Moore seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously.