By Meleesha Hodge, BWC Occupational Safety & Hygiene Fellow After graduating from the University of Cincinnati in 2018, I struggled to figure out what career path was right for me. I had obtained my Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences but did not have much experience in that field. I knew to thrive in … Continue reading My experience in BWC’s Safety Leaders Fellowship Program
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
By Jeffrey Hutchins, Industrial Hygiene Technical Advisor The ingenuity many Ohio employers use to overcome workplace hazards is always inspiring. To spotlight these employers, their innovative spirit and their commitment to workplace safety, we sponsor our annual Safety Innovation Awards. We created the program to recognize innovations that result in risk reduction, cost savings, and … Continue reading Safety Innovation Awards finalists show their ingenuity
Attention Ohio employers! The application deadline for the 2018 Safety Innovation Awards is just around the corner. To spotlight innovative Ohio employers and their ingenuity, we’re once again seeking entries for our Safety Innovation Award Program. This annual program awards cash prizes from $1,000 to $6,000 to employers that develop innovative solutions to reduce the risk … Continue reading Time’s running out to apply for our Safety Innovation Awards!
By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer Has your organization developed a new piece of equipment, tool or process to reduce risk to your workforce? Have you made changes to an existing method to improve safety and health in your workplace? If so, you could earn a cash prize for your ingenuity by applying for … Continue reading Your workplace safety innovation could be a winner!
It's day two of the Ohio Safety Congress & Expo! We’re glad to have you here in Columbus once again this year. Even more important, we're pleased that so many of you put safety first! The Expo Marketplace was busy all day yesterday. If you missed anything, make sure to stop by today from 8 a.m. … Continue reading Be a workplace safety all-star!
By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer At BWC, we’re constantly amazed at the innovative ideas employers have for tackling workplace hazards. To spotlight these employers, their ingenuity and their commitment to workplace safety, we sponsor our annual Safety Innovation Awards. We created the program to recognize innovations that result in risk reduction, cost savings, … Continue reading BWC spotlights employers’ workplace safety ingenuity
By Erik Harden, Public Information Officer, BWC Communications Department We know employers all over the state are continually seeking ways to improve the safety and well-being of their employees. So to spotlight these innovative employers and their ingenuity, we sponsor the Safety Innovation Awards Program. We created the program to recognize and reward employer ingenuity … Continue reading Employer finalists embody spirit of safety innovation
By Bernie Silkowski, Director of Technical Services and Support, Division of Safety & Hygiene Throughout the years Ohio has embodied the spirit of innovation. Ohio pioneers such as Thomas Edison and the Wright Brothers made the world rethink what was possible and put Ohio on the map as a hotbed of ingenuity. More than … Continue reading Is your company the next great Ohio innovator?