northeast Ohio occupational therapist was convicted last month for felony workers’ compensation fraud for billing the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) for treatment services she did not provide to patients.
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The 63-year-old business owner, father, and grandfather from Ottawa, Ohio, says going to a local safety council meeting in late February literally saved his life.
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Halloween is an annual favorite for kids, right up there with Christmas. Unfortunately, it is also one of the deadliest.
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It’s getting harder and harder for the criminally minded to rip off BWC and the State Insurance Fund and get away with it.
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From fires and floods to devastating tornadoes like those that touched down in Ohio earlier this year, there are simple steps you can take to be ready when disaster strikes.
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With summer in full swing, we’re more exposed to outdoor hazards, such as insects and snakes. As an outdoor worker, it is important you know the kinds of pests you may encounter during the workday. Below are tips for identifying these critters and keeping yourself safe.
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The National Safety Council (NSC) designates each June as National Safety Month. National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and in our homes and communities. The four weekly topics this year are:
• Hazard recognition
• Slips, trips and falls
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Safety Update Ohio BWC Library June 2019
Knape & Vogt Recalls Office Workstations Due to Injury Hazard
The workstation can malfunction, causing the gas cylinders to separate and forcefully discharge, posing an injury hazard. Recall Date: May 14, 2019
Recall- Knape & Vogt