For immediate release: Jan. 12, 2012
Ohio Safety Congress & Expo Registration Now Open
2012 event features employee wellness and workplace safety theme
COLUMBUS - Registration is now open for the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) 2012 Safety
Congress and Expo (OSC12), the largest and longest-running occupational safety, health and workers'
compensation conference in Ohio. The free, annual event will run March 27-29 at the Greater Columbus
Convention Center and registration is available online at ohiobwc.com.
"Safe, healthy workers are the lifeblood of Ohio's businesses. Healthy workers are more likely to
have a better quality of life, less likely to become injured and have a greater chance for a quick
recovery if a workplace accident does happen," said BWC Administrator/CEO Stephen Buehrer. "I encourage
Ohio employers to attend Safety Congress and learn how a commitment to safety and wellness can
benefit their workforce, increase productivity and lower workers' comp and health-care costs."
Safety Congress features informative general sessions with nationally-recognized experts,
demonstrations and full-day workshops covering the latest safety and health information and techniques.
OSC12 will offer 150 educational sessions and an Expo Marketplace with more than 200 exhibitors offering
safety services, industrial supplies, and safety equipment and gear.
Professionals from any of the fields below should consider attending the 2012 Ohio Safety Congress & Expo:
- Company owners, presidents and chief executive officers
- Safety, health and risk managers
- Human resource directors
- Safety officers and consultants
- Loss prevention and control managers
- Workers' compensation managers and directors
- Health care and wellness personnel
- Paralegals and attorneys
- Small business owners
- Industrial hygienists
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