Ashland, Knox and Richland County Employers Receive Safety Grants
Thirty Ohio employers will share $695,144 in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. 3 of those companies are located here in North Central Ohio. In Ashland County, Cowen Truck Line will get just over $17,000, Knox County’s FT Precision will receive just under $23,000, while Meade Construction in Richland County will get just under $38,000.
“The safety grant program helps employers purchase equipment that not only protects workers from injury but in many cases also improves processes and productivity, and reduce workers’ compensation costs,” said Dr. Abe Al-Tarawneh, superintendent of BWC’s division of safety and hygiene. “Astute employers take proactive steps to keep their workers healthy and their business prospering.”