BWC Approves Safety Grants for 41 Employers


Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Sarah Morrison this week announced 41 employers will share more than $942,000 in grants to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. The BWC commits $15 million to the safety grant program each year. Here is a listing of recipients by county, including descriptions of planned equipment purchases. The Safety Intervention Grant program provides employers with a 3-to-1 matching amount up to a maximum of $40,000. Quarterly data reports and follow-up case studies help BWC determine the effectiveness of employers’ safety interventions and establish best practices for accident and injury prevention. Learn more about the Safety Intervention Grant Program. View stories about previous grant recipients on BWC’s YouTube channel1/25/2017