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:

  • 1st place ($6,000 award): ICP Adhesives and Sealants, Norton
  • 2nd place ($4,000 award): C&K Industrial Services Inc., Cleveland
  • 3rd place ($3,000 award): Holloway, Henderson & Martin LLC, Pickerington
  • Honorable Mention ($1,500 award): Suburban Steel Supply Company, Gahanna
  • Honorable Mention ($1,500 award): Ames Arboreal Group, Columbus

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