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
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.
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.
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