Ohio safety council has the same goal - to increase
safety awareness. But developing and maintaining a safe
workplace is no easy task. That is why it must be a
combined effort of local businesses and the community.
Division of Safety & Hygiene sponsors more than 70 safety
councils, across the state, organized through chambers
of commerce, trade and manufacturing associations, American
Red Cross chapters or other local safety-minded organizations.
These safety councils provide their local communities
with quality programs addressing occupational safety
and health, workers' compensation and risk management
education and information. They inform participants
about new techniques, products and services, and provide
a thorough knowledge of these services.
More than 6,000 Ohio employers will save millions of
dollars on their workers' compensation premiums. And
you can join them.
a 2-percent discount on your premiums by becoming an
active member of one of 80 BWC Division of Safety &
Hygiene sponsored safety councils. Reduce either the
severity or frequency of injuries by 10 percent, or
keep both at zero, and you will earn an additional 2-percent
qualify for the discount, you must meet the following
Join your local safety council by July 31, 2011
2. Attend 10 safety council meetings or BWC sponsored
3. Send a qualified senior-level manager to a safety
council sponsored meeting
4. Submit semiannual workplace accident reports for
the 2009 calendar year
more information, call 1-800-OHIOBWC. You may also visit
and click on Safety Services, Training Services
and Safety Councils.
Southern Ohio Safety Council today!
Ohio Safety Council
Portsmouth Area Chamber of Commerce
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