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Huron County employers earn workplace safety recognition

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Updated Apr 25, 2019 at 9:30 AM

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) honored 27 local employers for reaching one year without workplace injuries or illnesses that kept workers away from work for more than a day.

The employers, members of the Huron County Safety Council, received BWC’s 100-percent Award during the council’s annual awards ceremony.

“A healthy workforce is crucial to ensuring that Ohio’s economy remains strong, and I applaud these businesses for their commitment to workplace safety,” DeWine said. “These Huron County employers have demonstrated a commitment to safety, and I congratulate them on this special recognition.”

Local employers recognized with the the 100% Award include:

• Americraft Carton, Inc.

• Betschman Security

• BOCA Construction, Inc.

• Buckeye Excavating & Construction

• City of Willard

• DeLaney Staffing Group

• Durable Corporation

• Energy 1 Ltd.

• Enterprise Hill Farm, Inc.

• Glenn Brooks Construction, LLC

• Holthouse Farms of Ohio

• Huron Cement Products Company

• Jake's Radiator, Inc.

• Kousma Insulation LLC

• Leaders Industrial Surfaces

• Mark Haynes Construction, Inc.

• Ploger Transportation

• PolyOne Corporation

• RMH Concrete & Foundations Inc.

• Russwood Enterprises LTD

• Village of Milan

• Wasiniak Construction, Inc.

• Welfle, Inc.

• Willard City Schools

• William Dauch Concrete Co., Inc.

• Metraco Transportation Company Inc.

• Okamoto Sandusky Manufacturing LLC

“Running a business is demanding, and I congratulate these employers for understanding there can be no compromising when it comes to workplace safety,” said BWC administrator/CEO Stephanie McCloud. “Their success in preventing injuries is paying off with this recognition. More importantly, their workers are returning home each day injury free.”

Recipients of the 100-percent Award are among 48 local businesses that received awards. The council also honored employers in three other award categories.

The Huron 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.

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