Spine Research Institute partnership aims to prevent back injuries

By Mike Lampl, Research and Grants Director According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, back injuries account for nearly 20% of all injuries and illnesses in the workplace. Because of the prevalence of back-related injuries, BWC has been devoted to preventing and treating them for many years. In the mid-1980s, leadership at BWC approached … Continue reading Spine Research Institute partnership aims to prevent back injuries

Talk safety with us at the Farm Science Review

By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer With nearly 78,000 farms producing $9.3 billion in revenue, Ohio is one of the top five states in the U.S. for agriculture. This robust industry remains a critical component of Ohio’s economy and one of the state’s major industries for employment. It’s also high-hazard work with great potential … Continue reading Talk safety with us at the Farm Science Review

Ag safety means a continuous focus on doing the right things

By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer Today through Thursday, our Division of Safety & Hygiene will once again have a presence at the Farm Science Review. For the third straight year, we’ll have a booth at this annual event hosted by The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Preparing for the … Continue reading Ag safety means a continuous focus on doing the right things

Return to Work – Yes You Can!

Brain Injury Association of Ohio’s TBI Summit Panel Discussion By Jeff Buffer, MA, CRC, BWC Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor I had the opportunity to participate in the Brain Injury Association of Ohio’s TBI Summit held at OSU’s Fawcett Center last month.  The conference’s goal was to help persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI), their families, and … Continue reading Return to Work – Yes You Can!