Employers Receive $895,000 in Safety Grants


Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Sarah Morrison announced that 34 employers will share more than $895,000 in grants to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. The Safety Intervention Grants were approved in January. 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 match 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 success stories about previous grant recipients on BWC’s YouTube channel. 2/28/2017