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Trenching poses some of the most severe hazards in the construction industry and sadly, trench failure is a leading cause of an increasing number of fatalities. Sign up to learn more on how to identify risk factors related to trenching and excavation sites. (0.2 IACET CEU)
Instructor: Mona Weiss – BS Industrial Safety Consultant. Mona Weiss is an OSHA Authorized Construction Outreach trainer with 32 years' experience in the field of Safety and Health. She holds a B.S. in Occupational Safety and Health from Murray State University (1988). Prior to joining the BWC, Mona held safety management positions for two Forbes rated companies. She has worked in Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina and Finland.
The webinar is being held: 7.15.2019 at 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. You can register online for this webinar.
The 2019 LCSC Luncheon was held on May 17, 2019 at Lakeland Community College in Mentor, Ohio. We had great attendance for this year's expo and everybody had an informative time at the expo and in the many classes available. Thank you for attending.
The 2019 LCSC Luncheon was held on April 12, 2019 at Villa Croatia in Eastlake, Ohio. We had great attendance for this luncheon and everybody had a great time. Thank you for attending.
OSHA is seeking comment and information about possible deregulatory action involving general industry, construction, and maritime standards for forklifts and other powered industrial trucks.
The US safety body is seeking to address differences between its regulations and updates to the two industry consensus standards which were the basis of its original standard. The agency also wants to know whether it can maintain or improve worker safety while addressing elements of the regulations that may be inefficient, outdated, unnecessary, or overly burdensome.
What does Ohio's medical marijuana law say? What is the impact of the new law on BWC? What can employers do? This pdf information sheet covers the BWC stance on medical marijuana and the workplace. It covers the general information and application of the new law. It also addresses how the law is applied to the workplace including what the BWC will and will not cover. A good read for a major change to the workplace.
Introducing a free health and wellness program for Ohio's small businesses
Promoting better health for employees is a key to success for any business. And Better You, Better Ohio! is helping to make it happen. The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation has launched a free new health program along with ActiveHealth® Management. Employees will have access to these helpful resources: Quick and easy health assessment, Biometric screening, Digital lifestyle and condition coaching, and Mobile app.
Ready to make your small business even healthier? To learn more about this free program download the listed flyer.
How safe are your floors? How about your stairs? Have people fallen recently? You are not alone if you have had slips and falls.
Many factors contribute to slip, trip and fall incidents. The Zurich guide is designed to help you and your management teams become self-sufficient in better controlling these exposures. This workbook provides a logical process to identify areas at your location that have the greatest potential for slip, trip and fall occurrences. Then, it will show the user how to prioritize hazards and develop action plans to help control slip, trip and fall losses in those areas.
BWC is switching to the industry standard of prospective billing for employer premiums. Have you wondered what it means for your business? Private employers: Come to a FREE seminar near you to get answers and details about prospective billing.