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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.

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The 2018 NE Ohio Safety Expo is fast approaching! Are you all set to attend?

This year’s all-day Expo will be held on October 12, 2018 at TCTC (Trumbull County Career and Technical Center) in Warren, Ohio.

The event includes 37 quality educational sessions, which will benefit all employers, regardless of business type. The Expo area will feature more than 50 safety, health and workers’ compensation products. Please be sure to visit the Expo area between sessions and during the lunch period.

And for the second year, employers who are enrolled in the ISSP (Industry Specific Safety Program) can get a loss prevention activity credit by attending three one-hour educational sessions. Please mark on the registration flyer if you are participating in the ISSP program to ensure getting the activity credit. Event management is also working on getting the Expo approved for HRCI and SHRM certification credits.

The $35 event ticket includes a light continental breakfast and a box lunch provided by the Italian Marketplace in Niles.

Here’s the registration form, which should be mailed, e-mailed or faxed to TCTC, who is hosting the event, managing registration, and collecting the fees: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/downloads/blankpdf/NEOhioSafetyConference.pdf

For general questions on educational sessions or exhibitors contact David Costantino at 330-301-5825 or email at [email protected].

For registration questions, payment issues or need help registering contact Mary Kay Papas at 330-847-0503 Ext. 1600 or email at [email protected].

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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