Thirty-six employers in Ross County have earned recognition from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) for reaching a year without workplace injuries or illnesses that kept workers away from work for more than a day.
The employers received BWC’s 100% Award during the Ross County Safety Council’s annual awards ceremony.
Local employers recognized with the the 100% Award include:
Advanced Services Heating & Cooling, Inc.
AKM Building Systems, Inc.
B & B Roofing Inc.Central Center Hardware
Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library
Chillicothe City Schools
Chillicothe Metropolitan Housing Authority
Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce
Christopher Inn & Suites
D.E. Huddleston, Inc.
Fraternal Order of Eagles #600
Hampton Inn & Suites -Studio Suites
Hatzel & Buehler, Inc.
Herlihy Moving and Storage
Lenox Heating & Cooling LLC
Midwest Specialized Transportation Inc.
Midwest Timber & Land Co, Inc.
Paint Valley Local Schools
Pike County Recovery Council
Pike Water, Inc.
Quality Inn-Chillicothe Motel Partnership
RL Waller Construction Inc., LLC
Ross County PWRE
Sands Hill Mining LLC
Staff Source Inc.
Tanner Stone Holsinger Donges & Company
U S W Local 1-689
Union Scioto Schools
YMCA of Ross County
Recipients of the 100% Award are among 42 local businesses that received awards.
The council also honored employers in three other award categories: The Special Award for Safety recognizes employers with at least 500,000 hours and at least six months without an injury resulting in a day or more away from work.
The Group Award for Safety recognizes employers with the lowest incident rate within their business/industry type; The Achievement Award recognizes employers that reduced incident rates from the previous year by 25-percent or more.
The Ross County Safety Council is one of more than 80 across the state that partner with BWC to educate employers and workers about the importance of workplace safety.
Visit bwc.ohio.gov to learn more about Ohio’s Safety Council Program.