Ross Employers Honored for Safe Work Place

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

Corcoran Farms

D.E. Huddleston, Inc.

Douglas Industries

Fraternal Order of Eagles #600

Hampton Inn & Suites -Studio Suites

Hatzel & Buehler, Inc.

Herlihy Moving and Storage

Horizon Telcom


Lenox Heating & Cooling LLC

Midwest Specialized Transportation Inc.

Midwest Timber & Land Co, Inc.

Paint Valley Local Schools

Pickaway-Ross JVSD

Pike County Recovery Council

Pike Water, Inc.

Printex, Inc.

Quality Inn-Chillicothe Motel Partnership

RL Waller Construction Inc., LLC

Rocal Inc.

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 to learn more about Ohio’s Safety Council Program.

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