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NEW! Advanced Safety for Public Employers (ASPE)

Cleveland Dates - October 20-24, 2014

You will learn: Employer and employee rights and responsibilities under the Ohio Public Employment Risk Reduction Program (PERRP); PERRP inspection and recordkeeping procedures; Hazard recognition skills and possible control methods to safety and health issues in public sector worksites; Common public sector workplace hazards that have resulted in fatalities and catastrophes; Where to find PERPP standards and information about compliance alternatives.

As with all BWC Division of Safety & Hygiene training courses, there is no cost to participate.

Completion of the course also results in valuable continuing education credit and BWC discount program credit - Industry Specific Safety Program (ISSP), safety council rebate program external training credit and group rating two hour safety training.

Training dates and locations and additional information, including enrollment instructions are found in the attached flyer. For more information, contact PERRP at 1.800.671.6858.

Learn more and how to registration - PDF Format

Lake County Fire Chiefs Annual Seminar

Date: Thursday, 2 October 2014; Location: Auburn Career Center; Time: 5:30pm – 9:30pm; Speaker: Gordon Graham, The Ten Families of Risk

Everything we do in life involves a level of risk – and the same is true with what you do professionally. Since we do thousands of different things at work – how can you possibly start to “Recognize” the real risks you face. In this brief program, Gordon puts all of the “risks” you face into ten families. This makes the “Recognition”, “Prioritization” (what is important now) and “Mobilization” (doing something to change outcomes) approach to addressing risks proactively so we can reduce exposure from that given risk.

Registration Form - PDF Format

Program Topic: Compressed Gas Safety and Flashback Arrestors

Speaker: David Marquard, President/CEO, SuperFlash

Time: Registration: 11:15 a.m. Lunch & Program: 11:30 to 1 p.m.
Location: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites LaMalfa
Cost: $20 - Members $25 - Non-Members
Electrical Safety - The Top Problems to Look Out for in the Work Place

Tom Riley, Safety Specialist, FirstEnergy

Time: Registration: 11:15 a.m. Lunch & Program: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites LaMalfa
Cost: $20 - Members $25 - Non-Members
Painesville Businesses and LCSC Members Living in the 44077 Zip Code – Special Announcement

City of Painesville’s CodeRED Emergency Notification System - During the recent power outage, the City of Painesville’s CodeRED system was utilized three (3) times to update residents on the emergency situation and its status. Anthony Carson, City Manager, cautioned that such systems are only as good as the telephone number database supporting them. Read More...

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.

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