Here are just some of the highlights By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer Keeping workers safe on the job is truly a team effort. From frontline workers to upper management, teamwork, practice and planning are all necessary elements. This year’s Ohio Safety Congress & Expo (OSC18) is here to assist in developing a winning game … Continue reading Only two weeks until Ohio Safety Congress & Expo tips off!
By Jeffrey Hutchins, Industrial Hygiene Technical Advisor Did you know the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began enforcing the construction standard for respirable crystalline silica (RCS) last month? Do you know what the standard includes and how to stay in compliance with it? The standard establishes a new eight-hour time weighted average permissible exposure limit … Continue reading Breathe easy: BWC can help tackle respirable silica in the workplace
By Julie Darby-Martin, BWC Safety Congress Manager Do you have knowledge to share that can keep workplaces safe and healthy? Are you good in front of a crowd? If so, you could be a potential presenter for our Ohio Safety Congress & Expo 2018 (OSC18), the nation’s largest occupational-focused safety and health event. We’re now … Continue reading We want you to present at OSC18!
By Melissa Vince, BWC Public Relations Manager Here’s a recipe for workplace injury. Just start with a 17-step manufacturing process that produces 50 parts per hour. Mix in at least 7,200 hand motions per employee over each eight-hour shift. Repeat the process day in and day out and the end result is quite unappetizing: an … Continue reading Ergonomics Month spotlight: Lima company not just going through the (repetitive) motions
By Ellen S. Nasner, BWC Education and Training Services Manager The success and worth of education and training are difficult to measure, even if you administer evaluations, tests, etc. We train and educate people to be safe, which inherently is hard to measure because a workplace primarily reports when something was not done safely and the … Continue reading How much is saving a life worth to you?