SEVEN STEPS TO BETTER SAFETY TRAINING

By  Gary W. Hanson, President of American Safety and Health Management Consultants, Inc.  Employee safety training is one of the most important elements of an effective safety  program. If employees are not provided proper thorough safety training they may never ...
OSHA Issues Emergency   Temporary Standard

Better You, Better Ohio!™

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) offers Better You, Better Ohio!™ – a program  designed to provide health and wellness resources and services to workers who work for small  employers (250 or fewer workers) in high-risk industries*. Better You, Better...

Protecting Workers from Heat Stress

By Gary Hanson Each year hundreds of employees who are required to work in hot environments or outside in direct sun light suffer heat related illnesses. These may range from heat cramps to heat stroke. In serious cases exposure to hot temperature or heat can cause...

Understanding Employee Behavior

By Gary W. Hanson, President of American Safety and Health Management Consultants, Inc. Anything we do in safety will prove ineffective, unless we are able to positively influence everyday employee behavior. You can comply with all of the OSHA standards and still not...

April 2021 BWC News from Sedgwick 

“Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.” ~Abraham Lincoln We are excited to announce that CareWorks Comp is now named Sedgwick as of March 1, 2021.  As Sedgwick, our commitment to Ohio employers remains as strong as ever.  With more...