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.