‘Tis the season for parking-lot perils

By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer Let’s face it, parking lots can be harrowing under the best of circumstances. Throw in wintry weather and/or holiday shopping, and the mayhem increases exponentially. However, there are steps you can take to make navigating them a little less scary. First, let’s talk about walking hazards. Whether you’re … Continue reading ‘Tis the season for parking-lot perils

Six safety tips to prevent falls this autumn

By Michelle Francisco, BWC Safety Council Program Manager The autumn season is finally here but as the temperatures start to cool and the leaves begin to sweep the ground, it’s important to think about another kind of fall – the kind that brings about numerous injuries each year – and the steps we can all … Continue reading Six safety tips to prevent falls this autumn

Slipping in a winter wonderland? Not if you take these steps first

By Cari Gray, BWC Industrial Safety Consultant Specialist Here we go again – another Ohio winter. Unfortunately, for many people winter will mean more than snow, ice and shoveling; for some, it may mean concussions, bruises and broken bones.  You’ve guessed it – we're going to talk about navigating the winter wonderland on foot and … Continue reading Slipping in a winter wonderland? Not if you take these steps first