Finding a way: Injured worker triumphs through tragedy

Brad Hurtig, a double amputee, inspires audience at BWC medical symposium By Tony Gottschlich, BWC Public Information Officer The workplace accident that took Brad Hurtig’s hands in 2002 could have taken so much more from the high school student-athlete — his place as a star linebacker on the football team, his hopes, dreams and career … Continue reading Finding a way: Injured worker triumphs through tragedy

Report: Ohio in poor health

‘We need to step up our game,’ chiropractor says By Tony Gottschlich, BWC Public Information Officer When it comes to health and wellness, Ohio is in pretty shabby shape, a Cleveland chiropractor told hundreds of health care providers Thursday afternoon at the Ohio Workers’ Compensation Medical & Health Symposium. Dr. Otto Schmidt, referring to America’s … Continue reading Report: Ohio in poor health

Safety, health and wellness – it’s a team effort!

Final day at the Greater Columbus Convention Center The Ohio Safety Congress and Expo continues today with a total of nineteen educational sessions scheduled. Among them, a full day of leading edge technology. From 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. vendors and researchers will come together for a discussion on wearable devices known as industrial exoskeletons, … Continue reading Safety, health and wellness – it’s a team effort!

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Medical & Health Symposium March 8 – 9, 2018

Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St., Columbus, Ohio Seats are still available for our symposium’s provider clinical education sessions. We remind medical practitioners to register online today for our free symposium that focuses on Comprehensive Care for an Injured Worker. Based on your schedule, you may register for one or more sessions on … Continue reading Ohio Workers’ Compensation Medical & Health Symposium March 8 – 9, 2018