In the course of 20 days that ended on Jan. 14, six employees died on the job in central Ohio. The news reports indicate that four suffered crushing injuries at three separate manufacturing sites and a loading dock, one fell off a ladder while replacing light fixtures in an office, and one was caught in machinery at a commercial car wash. The fact that these six deaths occurred in such a short period of time in one part of the state serves to heighten attention to workplace safety. Plain and simple: No worker should die because of a workplace injury. Read full article.
Bernard Silkowski, CSP, Director of Loss Prevention Operations, Ohio BWC / January 17, 2019