2019 Blog Posts

A look back at our most-popular posts of 2019

This year’s most-read posts include a story about a safety council meeting that literally saved a life, a feature on our safety services helping a local business achieve success, a wrap-up of the 2019 Ohio Safety Congress & Expo, and much more.

In case you missed them, below is a listing of our top 10 blog posts from 2019.

  1. Violence against EMS workers a real threat
  2. This safety council meeting was a life-saver – literally
  3. Walking down grain is a deadly operation (Don’t do it)
  4. New online poster archive takes visitors on a safe trip through time
  5. One year in, Better You, Better Ohio! is improving workers health, well-being
  6. BWC safety grants save lives, time, and money
  7. Workplace fatalities are so last century
  8. OSC19 – It was great to connect with YOU!
  9. Safety Innovation Awards finalists show their ingenuity
  10. ‘A split second’ nearly cost safety expert his life

June is National Safety Month

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
• Fatigue
• Impairment

Click on the link below for the complete article:

Safety Update Ohio BWC Library June 2019

OBWC Award Winners

Congratulations to all CAK Safety Council member companies who received certificates on April 24th.

The Group award was given to  employers with the lowest incident rate in each group.

– Employers that worked the entire calendar year without an injury or illness resulting in a day away from work received the 100% award.

Special award went to each employer that accumulated at least 500,000 hours and at least 6 months without an injury or accident resulting in a day away from work

-Each employer that decreased its incident rate by at least 25% from the previous year received the Achievement award. 

Ohio Safety Congress March 6-8, 2019

Attend the 2019 Ohio Safety Congress & Expo (OSC19),
March 6 to 8, where YOU can connect with thousands of resources under one roof.   Last year, more than 8,000 representatives from Ohio businesses and government attended this FREE safety congress, the largest and longest-running regional occupational safety, health and workers’ compensation conference in the U.S.

Ohio Safety Congress