WORKERS COMP & SAFETY
Resources from Sedgwick and BWC
Did you know that BWC’s Destination Excellence programs are designed to provide employers additional premium savings options, safety education and programs to help injured workers return to work? The Destination Excellence program includes administrative rebates, safety council rebates, an industry specific safety bonus, a drug free safety incentive program and a transitional work grant program and bonus.
Read more HERE from Sedgwick, administrator of OWMA's Workers' Compensation Group Rating Program.
The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation is hosting a number of occupational safety and health webinars and virtual classes in February including:
- The 7 Habits of Highly Eggective Safety Teams
- Recordkeeping 201: Pitfalls in OSHA Recordkeeping
- OSHA On-Site Consultation: Ohio’s Best-Kept Secret
Webinars are available for “replay” in the BWC Learning Management System.
As an alternative to in-person classes, which have been canceled due to the pandemic, BWC is providing a limited number of virtual classes to meet more in-depth learning needs. Virtual classes provide the opportunity for participation and interaction consistent with the BWC classroom experience. All BWC program credits associated with a normal classroom experience are available with virtual class completion.
- Job Safety Analysis
- Emergency Preparedness Planning Half-day Workshop
- Safety for the Non-Safety Professional
- Crisis De-escalation Tactics and Safe Practices Workshop
BWC also offers on-demand online courses covering a range of topics including Developing a Safety Culture, OSHA Recordkeeping 101, and others. Online course times range from 30 minutes to approximately two hours and provide the ultimate in convenience for learning at your pace and at your desired time.
Ohio Safety Congress & Expo
March 9-10, 2022
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) will host the annual Safety Congress & Expo as an online-only event with dozens of learning sessions and a digital expo, allowing participants to chat virtually with vendors about new and existing products and services.
By attending the safety congress, you will learn to:
- Prevent workplace injuries and illnesses
- Achieve better outcomes for injured workers
- Reduce workers’ compensation claims costs
- Keep Ohio’s work force healthy and productive
OSC22 online will deliver more than 30 live sessions plus a dozen on-demand sessions that will be available to view anytime March 9 through March 31, offering more choice and more convenience than ever before.
OSC22 is the largest free work-safe event in the country. Registration is free and available now. Click here for more information about sessions and to register.
If you have any questions, please call BWC at 1-800-644-6292.