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For immediate release: June 7, 2017
BWC Offers Unique Occupational Safety and Hygiene Fellowship
Columbus - The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation is taking applications for a new fellowship program. The fellowship is an opportunity for college graduates in the fields of occupational safety and health, engineering, industrial hygiene, and/or or physical/ natural sciences to receive on-the-job training in the fields of occupational safety and health, ergonomics, industrial hygiene and risk management.
"The safest workplaces are those with a culture of safety, and this program will help recent graduates take what they've learned and apply it to creating that safety culture in Ohio's workplaces," said Administrator/CEO Sarah Morrison. "The program gives fellows exposure to safety and health in many different industries and business sizes, preparing them for a wide variety of career choices."
The positions last two years and are fulltime with pay and benefits. During the two years, the fellows will be working alongside BWC safety, ergonomics and industrial hygiene consultants.
Throughout the program, fellows will participate in onsite safety, ergonomics, and industrial hygiene assessments and audits. Other assignments include, but are not limited to, the following:
How to Apply
To learn more about the programs and services provided by BWC's Division of Safety and Hygiene go to https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/employer/services/safetyhygiene.asp
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Established in 1912, the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation provides workers' compensation insurance to more than 250,000 public and private Ohio employers. With nearly 2,000 employees and assets of approximately $30 billion, BWC is the largest state-run insurance system in the United States. Our mission is to protect Ohio's workers and employers through the prevention, care and management of workplace injuries and illnesses at fair rates. For more, visit www.bwc.ohio.gov.
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