Safety Resources

Ohio Oil & Gas Safety Council

The Ohio Oil & Gas Safety Council (OOGSC) is a not for profit organization organized in 2013 by the Ohio Oil & Gas Association (OOGA) in collaboration with the Ohio Oil & Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) and the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) Division of Safety & Hygiene (DSH).   

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Safety Manual

The Ohio Oil & Gas Association has a model safety manual to be used as a guideline to construct a safety manual for your company. The manual will be mailed to you in a CD-ROM format. Some of the contents include:

Health & Safety Guidelines 
Hazard Communication
Lock-Out/Tag-Out
Confined Space
and many other topics

The cost is $50.00 for members and $150.00 for non-members. Please contact OOGA at 740-587-0444 to arrange for purchase.

BWC Division of Hygiene and Safety Training Courses

Dozens of training courses are available through BWC’s Division of Hygiene and Safety. These course are offered through the training center at the Ohio Center for Occupational Safety and Health (OCOSH) located in Pickerington. Courses are also offered at branch sites located in Toledo, Cincinnati, Canton, Cambridge, Portsmouth, Youngstown and Cleveland. Employers may enroll any number of employees at no additional cost.

To enroll or learn more about the courses available, visit the BWC Learning Center.

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Since 1927, BWC has provided a forum for Ohio businesses to increase their knowledge and discover products and services that can keep their workers safe and healthy. This year, the 2014 Ohio Safety Congress & Expo (OSC14) March 25-27, 2014 will continue that tradition by helping you foster a culture of safe and healthy behaviors both on and off the job.

Join five thousand representatives from businesses, associations and government to find realistic solutions to:

Improve worker health and productivity;
Prevent work force injuries and illnesses;
Reduce workers’ compensation costs;
Identify solutions for hazardous situations; and
Provide cost-effective, multidisciplinary training and professional development.

Well at home. Safe at work.

BWC Information for Oil & Gas Industry Employers

For information regarding Ohio workers’ compensation that is specific to the oil and gas industry, please visit the BWC Info for Oil & Gas Industry Employers web page.

Additional BWC Safety Resources

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If you have any additional BWC questions, please contact OOGA or CompManagement, Inc. for assistance:

Pete MacKenzie
Ohio Oil and Gas Association
740-587-0444

CompManagement, Inc.,
800-825-6755 or 614-210-2619