For a second consecutive year, maximum fines for Department of Labor safety and health agencies has increased, to keep pace with inflation. The 1.02 percent increase is in line with the Consumer Price Index inflation rate as of October 2017.  OSHA made the announcement earlier this month.

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Trade Release

U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Specific Employers to Submit Required 2020 Injury and Illness Data by March 2, 2021
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Ohio EPA’s Compliance Assistance Conference has gone virtual and is currently taking place Sept. 21 through Oct. 8, 2020.

There’s no need to travel – sit back, relax, and enjoy a front-row seat while we bring the experts to you. Although our methods may have changed, Ohio EPA remains committed to assisting businesses, communities, and environmental professionals with their environmental compliance needs. Read more

In the ever-changing landscape that is the battle against the novel coronavirus, the CDC and OSHA have published workplace guidelines, and also recommend individual companies develop their own “infectious disease preparedness and response plan” to lower the risk of COVID-19 exposure and spread on construction sites Read more

2019 safety conference
Mark your calendars and make plans to attend the 2019 Ohio Safety Congress & Expo, set for March 6-8 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Hosted by the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation, this free event is the largest and longest-running regional occupational safety, health and workers’ compensation conference in the United States.

Last year, more than 8,000 representatives from Ohio businesses and government attended. This year, the conference is expected to welcome even more participants and will feature a new product showcase, continuing education, industry keynote speakers and the BWC rebate program credit.

You and your employees are cordially invited to join The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation in conjunction with Boak & Sons, Incorporated, and MALTA Dynamics for an OSHA Stand-Down Training Event.


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It’s time to get your RSVP in for the annual Ohio Safety Congress & Expo, which runs March 7-9 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Attendance is free for Ohio employers and their employees. By attending the safety congress, you will learn to:

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The 2015 Ohio Safety Congress and Expo (OSC) is the largest regional safety and health exhibition in the United States. The theme for this year’s congress is “Imaging-Innovate-Inspire.” The event is being held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH on March 31, 2015 through April 2, 2015.

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A safety and health checklist could become part of the federal construction contract award bidding process if a proposal being drafted by an Occupational Safety and Health Administration advisory panel is adopted. Read more


The BWC’s Safety Council program allows employers to earn rebates on their workers’ compensation premiums by participating in their local safety council and reducing the frequency of workplace injuries.  Read more