Lima/Allen County Employers Earn Workplace Safety Recognition
In conjunction with the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation Division of Safety & Hygiene, the West Central Ohio Safety Council presents safety awards to promote greater interest in the prevention of occupational accidents and disease. Members with the highest safety records were honored at the WCOSC 63rd annual awards banquet in Lima.
Awards were presented to qualifying businesses in the following categories:
• Group Award – lowest incident rate in each group;
• 100% Award – zero injuries or illnesses resulting in a day or more away from work in the previous calendar year;
• Achievement Award – a 25-percent reduction in the incident rate from the previous year;
• Special Award – at least 500,000 hours and at least six months without an injury resulting in a day or more away from work.
On April 9th, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) honored 49 local employers for zero injuries or illnesses resulting in a day or more away from work in the previous calendar year.
“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 Governor DeWine. “These Allen County employers have demonstrated a commitment to safety, and I congratulate them on this special
The employers listed below, members of the West Central Ohio Safety Council, received BWC’s 100% Award during the Safety Council’s annual awards ceremony on April 9, 2019.
Allen County Council on Aging
Allen Co Regional Transit Auth.
Allied Environmental Services, Inc.
American Trim, OCP
Area Agency on Aging 3
BRP Manufacturing Company
Budde Sheet Metal Works, Inc.
Custom Staffing Lima
Degen Excavating Co., Inc.
Fort Amanda Specialties LLC
Frost Roofing Inc.
Habitat for Humanity
HCF Management, Inc.
Hoffman Analytic Services, Inc.
INEOS Lima Chemicals
Innocor Foam Technologies
International Tank Service, Inc.
Jacobs Industrial Services
Kahle Electric Inc.
Krendl Machine Co.
LaKing Trucking Inc.
Lima Sheet Metal
Lost Creek Healthcare & Rehabilitation
M & W Construction
McBride Brothers, Inc.
R. A. Flynn & Son, Inc.
R.D. Jones Excavating, Inc.
Sparta Electric Inc.
Spencerville Local Schools
T & D Interiors, Inc.
Toledo Mechanical Insulation
Trisco Systems, Inc.
Tuttle Construction, Inc.
Warehouse Associates, LP
Wright Distribution Center
Wright Pallet, Inc.
Wright Refuse Inc.
For more information about the West Central Ohio Safety Council please contact Deb Katzenmeyer, Safety Council Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 419-222-6045.
Written by: Deb Katzenmeyer, Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce