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Steve Hopp Joins Oswald’s Employee Benefits Team

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CLEVELAND – May 9, 2018 – Oswald Companies has announced the addition of Steve Hopp to the Cleveland employee benefits team. In his role as Senior Sales Executive, Hopp partners with organizations to develop and implement innovative and sustainable total rewards solutions encompassing employee benefits, private equity and independent schools.  …

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Oswald Goes Red for Women’s Heart Health

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On Friday, Feb. 2, the James B. Oswald Company went Red! The Oswald Women’s Leadership Council brought the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day to the entire Oswald team. National Wear Red Day is held on the first Friday in February every year to raise awareness, support educational programs, and…

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Christina Capadona-Schmitz to Receive Distinguished Marketing Award Feb. 22

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Christina Capadona-Schmitz, Vice President and Director of Marketing Communications, Oswald Companies, has been named a 2018 Distinguished Marketing and Sales Awards honoree. Presented by Sales & Marketing Executives of Cleveland (SME), DMSA is the profession’s premier honor to acknowledge excellence and provide community recognition for outstanding sales and marketing achievements.…

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Risk Updates: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

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Recently, Kidde United Technologies reported a product recall involving two styles of disposable fire extinguishers. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission released the following information regarding this incident: Plastic handle fire extinguishers: This involves 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017, including models that…

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The Business of Uplifting Others: Women’s Leadership Forum 2017

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We spend a good portion of our careers working on our individual goals: climbing the corporate ladder and attaining the positions desired. Is now the time to help others and make it easier for the next generation of women? Last week, Oswald’s Women’s Leadership Council hosted a panel session with…

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Risk Updates: Smoke Alarm Safety

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More than 1.3 million fires were reported by fire departments in 2016, resulting in an estimated 3,390 civilian deaths—the highest number of fatalities since 2008. Recently, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reported on Catastrophic Multiple-Death fires in 2016 and the details were both striking and tragically sad. Three of…

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Risk Updates: EpiPen Guidelines

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The Ohio Department of Health now has the appropriate training and documentation in place for Qualified Entities to have and use Epinephrine Auto-injectors in an emergency. In 2016, Governor Kasich signed House Bill 200. This bill expanded the list of qualified entities that may procure epinephrine auto-injectors for use in…

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NEOMED Board of Trustees Elects Oswald’s Robert Klonk as Chair

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Robert J. Klonk, CEO at Oswald Companies, has been elected as chair by the Northeast Ohio Medical University. This appointment was officially announced on Sept. 13, 2017 at the University’s quarterly Board of Trustees meeting. Klonk served on the board since December 2013 and as the vice chair before being…

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Networking: Acquired Skill, Born With It or Maybe Both?

The Women’s Leadership Council at Oswald focused on Professional Presence and Confidence in our educational and event activities in 2016. For 2017, we are taking what we learned and applying it to making ourselves better networkers. Time and again, we witness women in our circles attending events and clustering around…

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Risk Updates and OSHA Reminders | September 2017

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Please read below for important upcoming deadlines and notifications: -OSHA’s New Silica Standard for Construction goes into effect on Sept. 23, 2017. Crystalline silica is an important industrial material found abundantly in the earth’s crust. Quartz, the most common form of silica, is a component of sand, stone, rock, concrete, brick,…

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