Oh, the weather outside is frightful – winter weather slips and falls

By Rich Gaul, Safety Technical Advisor Winter is upon us in Ohio, and with it comes icy conditions. Slips and falls are some of the most frequent types of injuries, especially during the winter months. Even walking to and from parking lots or between buildings at work during the winter requires special attention to avoid … Continue reading Oh, the weather outside is frightful – winter weather slips and falls

‘Tis the season for parking-lot perils

By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer Let’s face it, parking lots can be harrowing under the best of circumstances. Throw in wintry weather and/or holiday shopping, and the mayhem increases exponentially. However, there are steps you can take to make navigating them a little less scary. First, let’s talk about walking hazards. Whether you’re … Continue reading ‘Tis the season for parking-lot perils

Six safety tips to prevent falls this autumn

By Michelle Francisco, BWC Safety Council Program Manager The autumn season is finally here but as the temperatures start to cool and the leaves begin to sweep the ground, it’s important to think about another kind of fall – the kind that brings about numerous injuries each year – and the steps we can all … Continue reading Six safety tips to prevent falls this autumn