March 2017 Safety Grant Recipients

Adams County

Freelands Transport LLC
BWC approved $24,360.75 to purchase six air operated trailer handrail system to reduce the risk of injury to upper and lower extremities related to slips, trips, and falls from elevation. This intervention will improve the material handling and trailer maintenance processes.  Freelands Transport LLC is a full service trucking company that specializes in hauling dry bulk lime, cement, and heavy equipment.

Allen County

Jackson Township
BWC approved $11,353.95 to purchase one chest compression system with one desk-top charger, two rechargeable batteries, and one portable charger to reduce the risk of injury to the fingers, hands, wrist, arms, shoulder, neck, back, and legs related to repetitive motions, hand force, awkward postures, contact stress, push/pull moderate load, and manual materials handling. This intervention will improve the patient cardiovascular pulmonary resuscitation process.  Jackson Township Fire Department provides fire suppression, emergency medical, and rescue services.

Butler County

Ramcrete Inc.
BWC approved $40,000.00 to purchase one concrete placement system with two motorized remote controlled units to reduce the risk of injury to the fingers, hands, wrist, arms, shoulder, neck, back, and legs related to hand force, awkward postures, contact stress, push/pull moderate to heavy load, and manual materials handling. This intervention will improve the materials handling and placement process.  Ramcrete Inc. is a subcontractor for commercial and residential concrete materials placement.

Hanover Township Fire Department
BWC approved $11,155.65 to purchase one powered load system and one powered cot to reduce the risk of injury related to manually lifting and loading/unloading patients into and out of emergency vehicles. This intervention will improve the process of patient handling and lifting by reducing repetitive lifting. Hanover Township Fire Department provides fire, emergency medical, rescue, and Hazmat services.

Coshocton County

Kno Ho Community Action Commission
BWC approved $ $37,883.55 to purchase three stair-climbing dollies, one dock lift, two heated plate dispensers, two platform carts with self-leveling adaptors, and  stackable coolers to reduce the risk of injury to the hands, wrists, arms, neck, back, and legs related to repetition, hand force, awkward postures, vibration, push/pull – moderate and heavy load, and manual materials handling – load. This intervention will improve a few processes – home weatherization, weatherization materials handling and storage, and remote meal-delivery services. Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland CAC is a not-for-profit community action agency.

Cuyahoga County

Advanced Industrial Tire Inc
BWC approved $3,729.36 to purchase one lifting table to reduce the risk of injury to the hands, fingers, wrists, arms, neck, back, and legs related to hand force, awkward postures, contact stress, and manual material handling – load.  This intervention will improve the tire mounting process. Advanced Industrial Tire Inc provides tires sales and service to commercial and industrial customers.

Richmond Heights Division of Fire
BWC approved $6,765.19 to purchase one powered load system and one powered cot to reduce the risk of injury related to manually lifting and loading/unloading patients into and out of emergency vehicles. This intervention will improve the process of patient handling and lifting by reducing repetitive lifting. The Richmond Heights Division of Fire provides fire and emergency medical services.

J L J I Enterprises Inc.
BWC approved  $11,250.00 to purchase commercial carts and dump-assist trash buggies to reduce the risk of injury to the hands, wrists, arms, neck, back, and legs related to hand force, awkward postures, contact stress, push/pull – moderate load, and manual material handling – load and frequency. This intervention will improve the metal stud framing and drywall hanging/finishing processes. J L J I Enterprises Inc is a carpentry and interiors contractor.

Darke County

Osgood Area Life Squad Inc.
BWC approved $40,000.00 to purchase one powered load system, one powered cot, and one chest compression system to reduce the risk of injury related to manually lifting and loading/unloading patients into and out of emergency vehicles and performing resuscitation services. This intervention will improve the process of patient handling and lifting by reducing repetitive lifting, along with resuscitation services. Osgood Area Life Squad Inc is an emergency/nonemergency medical transportation provider for the Village of Osgood and surrounding rural areas.

Franklin County

Geotechnical Consultants Inc.
BWC approved $3,377.72 to purchase one 8 cubic foot power dump cart with battery pack and charger to reduce the risk of injury to fingers, arms, back, and legs related to awkward postures, push/pull heavy load, and manual materials handling. This intervention will improve the materials handling process.  Geotechnical Consultants Inc. specializes in cost-effective geotechnical engineering, environmental and construction materials engineering and testing services.

Greene County

The Schaefer Group Inc.
BWC approved $26,706.75 to purchase one dust collecting system to potentially reduce the risk of injury to the respiratory system related to inhaling various forms of dust particles. This intervention will improve the process of servicing furnaces, boilers, incinerators, crematoria, and other heat-producing appliances. The Schaefer Group Inc sells and services refractory items in the Dayton area.

Hamilton County

Richard Goettle Inc.
BWC approved $32,014.50 to purchase one hydraulic drill rod/casing handler attachment to reduce the risk of injury to upper and lower extremities related to pinch, strain, crush, or smashing injuries. This intervention will improve the drill rigging process.  Richard Goettle Inc. is a geotechnical engineering and construction contractor specializing in earth retention systems and deep foundation systems.

Hocking County

The Logan Clay Products Company
BWC approved $27,975.99 to purchase one dust containment booth with turbo pulse controller to reduce the risk of injury to upper and lower extremities  related to strains, sprains, cuts, abrasions, eye injuries, chemical dust exposure, slips, trips, and falls. This intervention will improve the grinding process.  The Logan Clay Products Company is a manufacturer and retailer of clay products including flue lining, wall coping, and chimney tops.

Holmes County

Holmes County
BWC approved $1,956.74 to purchase one sit-to-stand patient lift with one standing sling to reduce the risk of injury to the fingers, hands, wrist, elbows, arms, shoulder, neck, back, and legs related to repetitive motions, hand force, awkward postures, contact stress, push/pull moderate to heavy load, and manual materials handling. This intervention will improve the patient transfer process.

Medina County

Fabrizi Disposal Inc.
BWC approved $7,424.26 to purchase one tarp system to reduce the risk of injury to fingers, hands, wrist, arms, shoulder, neck, back, and legs related to slips, trips, falls, repetitive motion, hand force, awkward postures, push/pull moderate to heavy load, and manual materials handling. This intervention will improve the dumpster transport process.  Fabrizi Disposal Inc. delivers dumpsters to commercial and residential customers for service and transportation to the dump site.

Mercer County

Manco Manufacturing Co.
BWC approved $25,222.89 to purchase three weld fume capture systems with 12 foot extraction arms and one portable weld fume extractor to reduce the risk of injury to the dermis, respiratory system, upper and lower extremities related to fire hazards, burns, UV rays, and inhalation of iron oxide and manganese. This intervention will improve the welding process.  Manco Manufacturing Co. is a metal fabrication business that specializes in welding and assembling large steel racks used by the automotive industry.

Miami County

Covington Fire & Rescue Inc.
BWC approved $19,368.90 to purchase one power load system with compatibility kit, bolster mattress and restraints to reduce the risk of injury to fingers, hands, wrist, arms, shoulder, neck, back, and legs related to hand force, awkward postures, push/pull moderate to heavy load, and manual materials handling. This intervention will improve the patient transport process.  Covington Fire & Rescue Inc provides fire protection and emergency medical services to the village of Covington and Newberry Township.

Muskingum County

Sepi Services Inc.
BWC approved $14,940.47 to purchase five dump truck bed liners to reduce the risk of injury to fingers, hands, wrist, elbows, arms, shoulder, neck, back, and legs related to repetitive motions, hand force, awkward postures, contact stress, vibration, push/pull heavy load, and manual materials handling. This intervention will improve the dump bed cleaning process.  Sepi Services is a trucking company specializing in dump truck hauling of earth materials, asphalt, aggregate, rock, dirt, and sand.

Richland County

Mifflin Township Fire Department
BWC approved  $2,677.50 to purchase two cylinder lifts,  to reduce the risk of injury to the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, neck, back, and legs related to repetition, hand force, awkward postures, contact stress, and manual materials handling – load.  This intervention will improve the EMS processes.  The Mifflin Township Fire Department provides Fire and emergency medical.

Ross County

Bell Logistics Co
BWC approved $19,650.00 to purchase two automatic tarping systems to reduce the risk of injury to the hands, shoulders, neck, back, and legs related to hand force, awkward postures, and manual materials handling – load and frequency. This intervention will improve the trailer tarping process. Bell Logistics Co is a full service trucking company that specializes in refractory products, mill rolls, and natural gas pipe.

Sandusky County

B&W Welding Inc.
BWC approved $16,061.21 to purchase one automatic tarping system with options to reduce the risk of injury to the hands, wrists, shoulders, neck, back, and legs related to hand force, awkward postures, contact stress, push/pull – moderate load, and manual materials handling – load. This intervention will improve the trailer tarping process. B&W Welding Inc is a welding and fabrication shop that specializes in heavy equipment hauling along with moving commercial and industrial machinery.

Scioto County

Washington Township EMS
BWC approved $28,579.82 to purchase one patient transfer system to reduce the risk of injury related to manually lifting and loading/unloading patients into and out of emergency vehicles. This intervention will improve the process of patient handling and lifting by reducing repetitive lifting. Washington Township EMS provides emergency medical services to the residents.

Stark County

Graco Concrete Incorporated
BWC approved $12,946.20 to purchase one hydraulic concrete breaker attachment and one hydraulic auger attachment to reduce the risk of injury to the fingers, hands, wrist, shoulder, neck, back, and legs related to hand force, awkward postures, contact stress, vibration, push/pull moderate load, and manual materials handling. This intervention will improve the concrete demolition and post holes placement processes.  Graco Concrete Incorporated is a full-service concrete construction company that also erects pole structures such as street lighting, signs, and menu boards.

Alliance Area Habitat for Humanity
BWC approved $4,458.00 to purchase four hanging scaffolds to reduce the risk of injury to the upper and lower extremities related to falls from ladders. This intervention will improve home construction process. Alliance Area Habitat for Humanity helps construct 2-4 homes, annually, for people who live in sub-standard dwellings.

Fred Olivieri Construction Co
BWC approved  $10,761.42 to purchase  5 lanyards,  5 30’ tether cables, 1 liftgate, and 7 pallet jacks to reduce the risk of injury to the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, neck, back, and legs related to hand force, awkward  postures, push/pull – moderate and heavy load, and manual materials handling – load. This intervention will improve the roof-working process along with other tasks performed at elevated areas. Fred Olivieri Construction Co is a general contractor that performs carpentry work, which includes rough framing, drywall, millwork, and roofing.

Wayne County

South Central Fire District
BWC approved $33,999.05 to purchase one powered load system and one powered cot to reduce the risk of injury related to manually lifting and loading/unloading patients into and out of emergency vehicles. This intervention will improve the process of patient handling and lifting by reducing repetitive lifting. South Central Fire District is volunteer department that provides fire, Hazmat, rescue, and emergency medical services.

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