Reducing Overexertion Injuries

By Delia E. Treaster, Ph.D., CPE, Ergonomic Technical Advisor In recognition of National Ergonomics Month, this blog is part one of a two-part series focusing on ergonomics in the workplace Overexertion injuries cost Ohio employers nearly $134 million and accounted for almost 24% of accepted BWC claims in 2019.  An overexertion can occur when you … Continue reading Reducing Overexertion Injuries

The balance of providing quality care

By Dr. Stephen Woods, BWC Chief Medical Officer Many of our medical initiatives at BWC focus on musculoskeletal care. Opioid analgesics tend to be a significant part of musculoskeletal care. In addition to my administrative role as BWC’s CMO, I also practice in a musculoskeletal clinic and see a variety of patients with joint and … Continue reading The balance of providing quality care