By Ryan Miller, Expo Coordinator, Ohio Safety Congress As the Ohio Safety Congress expo coordinator, it’s my goal to create a welcoming space for exhibitors and attendees to conduct business alongside our exceptional educational sessions. The venue may now be online, but the goal remains the same. If you are looking for occupational safety and … Continue reading Join us virtually at the 2022 Ohio Safety Congress & Expo!
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Prevent COVID-19 spread through HVAC improvements
Indoor Air Quality focus of March 3 webinar By Jeff Hutchins, MS, CIH, Regional Loss Prevention Manager We all know a mask, social distancing, frequent handwashing, and cleaning can weaken the spread of COVID-19. So can improvements to your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. How to do that in a smart, step-wise fashion … Continue reading Prevent COVID-19 spread through HVAC improvements
BWC honors five Ohio employers for workplace safety innovations
By Jeff Hutchins, Manager, BWC Quality Assurance & Technical Safety Support We recently awarded cash prizes to five Ohio employers as part of our annual Safety Innovation Awards. We typically announce the winners at our annual Ohio Safety Congress & Expo, which did not take place as planned due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The … Continue reading BWC honors five Ohio employers for workplace safety innovations
BWC cancels Ohio Safety Congress & Expo due to Coronavirus concerns
ONLINE OPTION STILL ON By Tony Gottschlich, Public Relations Manager At the direction of Governor Mike DeWine, BWC Administrator/CEO Stephanie McCloud cancelled this week’s Ohio Safety Congress 2020 in-person event due to concerns surrounding the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). “The health and safety of Ohioans remain our top concern, and we must take every precaution to … Continue reading BWC cancels Ohio Safety Congress & Expo due to Coronavirus concerns
OSC19 – It was great to connect with YOU!
By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer Thank you to all who made a workplace safety and health connection with us last week at the Ohio Safety Congress & Expo 2019 (OSC19)! More than 8,000 attendees joined us for three days of workplace safety and health education, in-depth workshops, live demonstrations and much more. And … Continue reading OSC19 – It was great to connect with YOU!
Violence against EMS workers a real threat
Self defense training, fitness needed, firefighter tells Ohio Safety Congress & Expo By Tony Gottschlich, Media Relations Public Information Officer Firefighters and paramedics are in the business of saving lives, but few are prepared to save their own when they encounter hostile situations on the job, a firefighter/paramedic and self-defense coach told an audience Friday … Continue reading Violence against EMS workers a real threat
Reversing the opioid epidemic
Pain expert argues for systematic effort By Tony Gottschlich, BWC Public Information Officer, Media Relations The opioid crisis afflicting the nation is “the worst man-made epidemic in modern medical history” and the United States needs a systematic effort to reverse it, a leading pain and workers’ compensation expert told a group of Ohio employers and … Continue reading Reversing the opioid epidemic
Welcome to day 3 of connecting at OSC19!
We hope you’re enjoying everything OSC19 has to offer! Our final day will feature a host of lectures, workshops and another live demo covering important safety and health topics. Day two was a busy one! Colette Carlson, founder of Speak Your Truth, Inc., kicked off the day with an informative and fun talk about the … Continue reading Welcome to day 3 of connecting at OSC19!
‘A split second’ nearly cost safety expert his life
Banged up but grateful, Derek Sang addresses Ohio Safety Congress By Tony Gottschlich, Media Relations Public Information Officer Derek Sang has worked his entire career in safety. He’s delivered 250 seminars on the subject across the globe, and he’s a frequent keynote speaker on the hazards of arc flash, flash fire and general safety. The … Continue reading ‘A split second’ nearly cost safety expert his life
Let’s connect at OSC19!
The 2019 Ohio Safety Congress & Expo continues today with a full day of educational sessions and expo activities! Some of today’s highlights include general session speaker Colette Carlson sharing the importance of connecting with others, live safety demonstrations, Passport to Safety prize giveaways and much more. We look forward to connecting with you! Yesterday … Continue reading Let’s connect at OSC19!