BWC firefighter grants – protecting those who protect us

By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer For most of us, doing laundry is a dreaded chore we push to the bottom of our to-do list. For fire departments, it’s critical to keeping firefighters safe and healthy. Last month, BWC Administrator/CEO Sarah Morrison and Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal Bill Spurgeon, visited the Genoa Township … Continue reading BWC firefighter grants – protecting those who protect us

BWC, State Fire Marshal outline safety resources available to Ohio’s firefighting community

By Melissa Vince, BWC Public Relations Manager In light of recent media attention to cancer risks and other on-the-job dangers faced by firefighters, the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) is partnering with the State Fire Marshal's office to educate Ohio firefighters about safety resources available through their agencies. "Firefighters face unique and life-threatening hazards … Continue reading BWC, State Fire Marshal outline safety resources available to Ohio’s firefighting community