Ohio employers receive $942,000 in workplace safety grants

Forty-one Safety Intervention Grants were approved in December. Employers in twenty-eight counties around the state will share more than $942,000 in grants to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses.

Counties include:

Allen Auglaize Brown Clark
Clinton Cuyahoga Fairfield Franklin
Greene Guernsey Hamilton Holmes
Jackson Knox Lorain Lucas
Mahoning Montgomery Portage Preble
Richland Sandusky Scioto Seneca
Stark Van Wert Wayne Wood

Click here for a listing of recipients by county, including descriptions of planned equipment purchases.

The Safety Intervention Grant program provides employers with a 3-to-1 matching amount up to a maximum of $40,000. Quarterly data reports and follow-up case studies help BWC determine the effectiveness of employers’ safety interventions and establish best practices for accident and injury prevention.

Learn more about the Safety Intervention Grant Program at bwc.ohio.gov. View stories about previous grant recipients on BWC’s YouTube channel.

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