Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) honored 22 local employers for reaching one year without workplace injuries or illnesses that kept workers away from work for more than a day. The employers, members of the Ottawa County Safety Council, received BWC’s 100% Award during the Safety Council’s annual awards ceremony.
“A healthy workforce is crucial to ensuring that Ohio’s economy remains strong, and I applaud these businesses for their commitment to workplace safety,” said Gov. DeWine. “These Ottawa County employers have demonstrated a commitment to safety, and I congratulate them on this special recognition.”
Local employers recognized with the the 100% Award include:
- T. Emmett, LLC
- Bay Point Management Corporation
- C Nelson Mfg.
- D & G Focht Construction Co.
- Danbury Township
- DeAngelo Brothers LLC
- Jeff Kuras Excavating
- Joyful Connections
- Machining Technologies Inc.
- Bassett’s Market
- Ohler & Holzhauer Inc.
- Port Clinton Manufacturing Co.
- Portage Fire District
- Signature Label, Inc.
- Tiger Material Handling Corp.
- Village of Genoa
- Village of Marblehead
- Village of Put in Bay
- J Williams Concrete & Excavating LLC
- Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce
- Ottawa County Improvement Corporation
- Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce
“Running a business is demanding, and I congratulate these employers for understanding there can be no compromising when it comes to workplace safety,” said BWC Administrator/CEO Stephanie McCloud. “Their success in preventing injuries is paying off with this recognition. More importantly, their workers are returning home each day injury free.”
The Ottawa County Safety Council is one of more than 80 across the state that partner with BWC to educate employers and workers about the importance of workplace safety. Visit bwc.ohio.gov to learn more about Ohio’s Safety Council Program.