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OhioBWC - Employer:  (BWC Div. of Safety and Hygiene) - Congress CEUs

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Safety congress is a one-stop shop for your safety, human resource and workers’ compensation training needs. Continuing education units (CEUs) are available for many professional designations. You also can meet your training needs for BWC’s discount programs.

Below is a list of the CEUs offered at OSC15. Click here to search OSC15 sessions by CEU type.

  • Safety professional;
  • Ergonomist;
  • Industrial hygienist;
  • Emergency medical service/First responder;
  • Chemical dependency counselor/Prevention specialist (pending);
  • Registered nurse
  • Physician and medical provider;
  • Long-term care administrator
  • Attorney and judge;
  • Case manager;
  • Rehabilitation counselor;
  • Disability management specialist;
  • Human resource personnel;
  • Sanitarian
  • Water and wastewater operator;
  • Any profession that recognizes CEUs awarded by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Proof of Attendance
To earn credit for CEUs or BWC programs you must:
  1. Arrive at the session on time. Doors will close 10 minutes after the session begins. Late arrivals will not be admitted. BWC will grant no exceptions;
  2. Remain in the session for its entirety;
  3. Have your badge scanned at the conclusion of each session. This is proof of your attendance at the session. This is the only method to identify the sessions you attended;
  4. Visit your Attendee Service Center, complete a session survey and print an attendance certificate. You may do so up to 30 days after the event.
  5. Submit your attendance certificate to your professional organization, accrediting agency, BWC representative, group rating administrator or local safety council.
BWC Discount Program Credit
You can meet BWC discount program requirements by attending safety congress workshops, educational sessions and general sessions. All workshops and educational sessions offer IACET CEUs applicable to BWC discount program requirements.

Industry-Specific Safety Program
Your attendance at three hours of education (equivalent to 0.3 IACET CEUs) meets requirements for a maximum of one loss-prevention activity credit, no matter how many days or how many employer representatives attend. You can attend any session regardless of your industry or business type.

One Claim Program
Your attendance at three hours of education (equivalent to 0.3 IACET CEUs) meets requirements for program year 2014 or 2015, but not both years.

100-Percent EM Cap Program
Your attendance at three hours of education (equivalent to 0.3 IACET CEUs) meets requirements for program year 2014 or 2015, but not both years.

Group Rating
Your attendance at two hours of education (equivalent to 0.2 IACET CEUs) meets requirements for program year 2014 or 2015, but not both years.

Safety Council
Your attendance at one hour of education (equivalent to 0.1 IACET CEU) meets requirements for a maximum of one external training credit, no matter how many days or how many employer representatives attend. Safety council participants must submit their attendance certificates to the local safety council by June 30, 2015, to ensure safety congress attendance is recognized as external training credit.

Multi-employer representation
You may attend safety congress and receive attendance credit for multiple BWC discount programs. In some cases you also may represent multiple employers (policy numbers) simultaneously.

When doing so, please register only once and phone us at 614-466-7695 to discuss your specific attendance credit requirements. We can assist you in determining the most efficient use of your time to meet your discount program needs. Do not re-register or request multiple badges.

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