Improve Workplace Safety – Do This, Not That [4726]
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: D180

   Samson Agboola, Research Administrator, Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation

Track: Safety Management
Secondary Track: All Industries and Workplaces
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic

The session provides information on occupational injuries and illnesses statistics in major private industry sectors in Ohio from 2012 to 2016. The presenter uses data from the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses and other sources. The session includes information on common characteristics of injuries such as nature, source and causation. The presenter discusses recommendations on safety interventions and other prevention methods to reduce the incidence of these injuries.

Learning Objectives:
Discuss incidence rate and number of occupational injuries in Ohio's private industry sectors
Explain the case and demographic characteristics of occupational injuries in Ohio's private industry sectors
Identify opportunities to improve safety in the workplace

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CCM: 1
  CRC: 1
  RN: 1
  CDMS: 1
  EPA: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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