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Special Wellness Programs
Jan. to May 2015

Lake County Safety Council announces a special and unique wellness program for its members! Up to 125 participants – one per company -- is eligible to register for this program. The Lake County Safety Council has voted to subsidize the BWC of Ohio initiative to impact the health and safety of the employee at the workplace for 125 participants. The wellness program is valued at over $150 per person. The wellness program will be provided by Lake Health – Occupational Services. Learn more ...

Electrical Safety Training by Crescent Electric Supply Company in Lake and Wood Counties in February

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently revised its Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. The most current version NFPA 70E 2015 became effective January 1st, replacing NFPA 70E 2012. Crescent Electric Supply Company is hosting three half-day arc flash hazard trainings in Lake, Stark and Wood Counties for companies who typically cannot afford the cost to bring an expert into their facility. The trainer is a nationally recognized expert in this field.

Attendance at this training qualifies for one safety council rebate external training credit with the submission of a certificate of attendance to the local safety council sponsor. Employers who identify themselves as safety council members will receive a 20% discount on the $100 registration fee.

The attached flyers include additional content and registration information. The following links can also be used to register for each of the locations:

For more information, contact Victor Noviski, Business Development Manager, Crescent Electric Supply Company at 440-476-0177 or

Updates to OSHA’s Recordkeeping Rule: Reporting Fatalities and Severe Injuries

OSHA’s updated recordkeeping rule expands the list of severe injuries that all employers must report to OSHA. Establishments located in states under Federal OSHA jurisdiction must begin to comply with the new requirements on January 1, 2015. Establishments located in states that operate their own safety and health programs should check with their state plan for the implementation date of the new requirements.

Read the complete rule update on the link flyer. (PDF Format)

Review Wellness Screening Results for Health Risk Factors

Dr. Nancy Rodway, Lake Health

Time: Registration: 7 a.m. Breakfast & Program: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
Location: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites LaMalfa
Cost: Members: $20 Non-Members: $25
Nutrition and Fitness - Calories In Does Not Equal Calories Out

Dr. Andrew Stemar and Dr. Nancy Rodway, Lake Health

Time: Registration: 11:15 a.m. Lunch and Program: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites LaMalfa
Cost: Members: $20 Non-Members: $25

Promoting Workplace Safety Awareness and the Reduction of Occupational Injuries and Disease

Promoting Workplace Safety Awareness and the Reduction of Occupational Injuries and Disease

Through the many programs, seminars, and workshops, LCSC offers solutions regarding reduction of occupational injuries.

What does Lake County Safety Council do?
  • Attracts top local companies as members
  • Promotes workplace safety awareness
  • Advocates safety programs
  • Encourages networking opportunities
  • Is one of over 70 safety councils in Ohio
  • Is sponsored by the BWC Division of Safety & Hygiene, in cooperation with the Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce

Established in 1985, the Lake County Safety Council is committed to providing safety information, training, and recognition to achieve its goal of promoting workplace safety awareness. Whether yours is a service, retail, or a manufacturing business, or whether you have a small, medium or large workforce, LCSC offers something for everyone.

LCSC meets monthly to examine and resolve potential and existing safety problems. LCSC provides information on new safety techniques, products and services, and regulatory compliance. Monthly meetings provide a forum for members to discuss similar safety concerns and solutions with fellow members. In attendance at each meeting is a Division of Safety & Hygiene representative who is available to provide members with specific guidance on safety in the workplace.

Red Wing Shoes Recalls Steel Toe Work Boots Due to Impact Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of product: Steel toe work boots. Hazard: The steel toe cap in the boots could fail to protect the wearer’s feet in an impact.

Consumer Product Safety Recall Web Page > > >
Download PDF Covering This Recall > > >

Capital Safety - Snaphooks

Product Notice

Capital Safety is aware of an assembly issue with snaphooks manufactured by a supplier. These snaphooks are widely used components in fall protection products. The issue concerns missing or improperly installed rivets. The manufacturer symbol is a stamped “Y” on the snaphook. See the pdf file below for more details.

Product Notice Web Page > > >
Download PDF Covering This Product Notice > > >

Introducing ‘Safety Talks’ at

Safety professionals encouraged to submit articles

BWC’s Division of Safety & Hygiene invites safety experts to contribute two-page discussion guides for others to use as a teaching tool for our online collection of Safety Talks. Supervisors and safety committees use these safety talks to encourage participation and interaction among employees.

Get more infomation on submitting an article.

Modernizing BWC – The plan to
optimize the premium collection model

BWC is transitioning to a billing system that will provide more flexibility for employers while reducing overall systems costs.

This change aligns BWC with standard industry practice and enables us to collect premiums before extending coverage. This transition becomes effective July 1, 2015, for private employers, and Jan. 1, 2016, for public employers. This conversion is part of BWC’s ongoing efforts to modernize its operations and provide better service to Ohio’s employers.

Get more infomation on this change > > >.

FY 13 - Earn a premium rebate through safety education (PDF)
FY13 - Safety Council Rebate Program Eligibility Requirements (PDF)
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