BWC Safety Innovation Awards Announced

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) this week presented individual awards of up to $6,000 to five Ohio employers who developed innovative solutions to reduce potential workplace injuries.

The BWC’s annual Safety Innovation Awards were presented during the 2017 Ohio Safety Congress & Expo, BWC’s annual three-day occupational safety, health and workers’ compensation conference at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

The awards for this year’s competition include:

Holloway, Henderson & Martin LLC was also selected to receive the People’s Choice Award by OSC17 attendees and will receive an additional $1,000.

The five finalists showcased their innovations at the Safety Congress Expo Marketplace. A panel of independent judges evaluated and scored the innovations based on a number of criteria, including risk reduction, innovation, cost savings, potential for the innovation to be used by other employers and presentation quality.

Visit BWC’s YouTube Channel to view videos highlighting each company’s innovation, and read more on BWC’s website3/9/2017