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Preventing workplace injury
Developing effective injury and illness prevention strategies prevents workplace injuries.

The best workers' compensation claim, of course, is the one that never happens. At BWC, we're committed to keeping Ohio's workplaces safe and preventing on-the-job accidents, injuries and deaths through the following services and training options.

  • Company procedures – Before an injury occurs, BWC recommends that employers have company safety procedures in place and personnel trained for emergency responses and accident analysis.
  • Safety consultations – To improve company safety, BWC offers a variety of occupational safety and health consultations at no additional cost. To request a safety consultation or get more information, refer to Safety consultations.
  • Safety training – BWC offers a wide variety of safety training on various topics and industries at our Central Ohio training center, most of our service offices, and on-site at the employer's location. To view a complete list of safety training courses or to register, refer to Safety courses.
  • Ohio Safety Congress & Expo – BWC offers the foremost occupational safety and health event in the Midwest. This multi-day event features informative speakers, more than 150 educational sessions, and a dynamic Expo Marketplace. For more information, refer to Ohio Safety Congress & Expo.
  • Safety programs – BWC offers employers numerous programs to make their business safer, such as the Drug-Free Safety Program or the Safety Council Rebate Program. When employers participate in safety programs and meet certain requirements, BWC also offers a rebate on their workers' compensation coverage premiums. To view a complete list of training programs or to register, refer to Safety programs, services and resources.
  • Safety grants – Have an idea on improving workplace safety at your company, but don't have the money in your budget? BWC offers employers a variety of grant programs that can help your company achieve a safer work environment. To view a complete list of safety grants, refer to Safety Grants.