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For immediate release: May 17, 2016
Safety councils recognized for leadership in promoting workplace safety
COLUMBUS - Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Acting Administrator and CEO Sarah Morrison today announced the annual safety council of the year award winners. More than 80 safety councils across the state serve as partners in BWC's efforts to educate employers and workers about the importance of workplace safety. Eight safety councils were recognized for outstanding accomplishment above and beyond the program requirements for their programs and activities in 2015.
"I congratulate this year's winners, and each of our 83 safety councils that are outstanding partners in BWC's efforts to educate employers and workers about the importance of workplace safety," said Morrison. "Our safety councils' hands-on work in communities across the state really makes a difference in improving the safety of Ohio's workforce."
The Stark County Safety Council was awarded first place for its exemplary performance, communication, and training and employer participation. Also recognized for their outstanding efforts:
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