Workers' Comp & Safety
Resources from Sedgwick and BWC
Tracking & Calculating Lost Time Incident Rate
There’s no shortage of metrics to capture in your environmental, health and safety [EHS] strategy. Figuring out which ones can make the biggest impact can seem daunting, but many of them are critical to your organization’s success. When creating your EHS strategy, recording your Lost Time Incident Rate [LTIR] should be a priority.
Read more HERE from Sedgwick, administrator of OWMA's Workers' Compensation Group Rating Program.
Cost Control Strategies
Sedgwick utilizes leading measures and predictive cost containment to help Ohio employers contain costs and lower premiums. When a claim occurs, Sedgwick is ready to apply cost containment strategies that may include transitional work or salary continuation, to quickly resolve the claim. Read more HERE.
The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation's March occupational safety and health webinars and virtual classes include:
- Ergo Office: Even at the Home
Webinars are available for “replay” in the BWC Learning Management System.
As an alternative to in-person classes, which have been canceled due to the pandemic, BWC is providing a limited number of virtual classes to meet more in-depth learning needs. Virtual classes provide the opportunity for participation and interaction consistent with the BWC classroom experience. All BWC program credits associated with a normal classroom experience are available with virtual class completion.
- Controlling Workers Compensation Costs
- Accident Analysis
- Developing a Driver Safety Program
- Effective Safety Teams
BWC also offers on-demand online courses covering a range of topics including Developing a Safety Culture, OSHA Recordkeeping 101, and others. Online course times range from 30 minutes to approximately two hours and provide the ultimate in convenience for learning at your pace and at your desired time.