Workplace Safety Resources
Public Employers

Public sector employers (cities, townships, schools) face unique challenges when it comes to preventing work-related injuries. From police officers and firefighters to maintenance staff, public employees work in environments that constantly put them in harm's way. As a result, workers' compensation is a significant cost in public employers' budgets.

Click below for valuable information and resources to prevent injuries and control workers' compensation costs:

Safety Articles

Carbon Monoxide

Start Safe, End Safe

Back Injury Prevention

May 2015 Construction Fall Prevention Campaign and National Safety Stand-Down

Snow and ice walking working surfaces – End of season considerations

Effective Safety Talks

Optimizing Vision

PPE Hazard Assessment & OSHA’s Hierarchy of Action

Plano and Prescription Safety Glass Program

Lawn Care Safety Guarding

OSHA Fire Extinguisher Requirements

Emergency Eyewash & Shower Units

OSHA Mandated PPE Hazard Assessment

PFAS_Determining Clearance in a Fall Situation

Three Point Contact Considerations

Behavior Based Safety Considerations

Emergency Light and Exit Sign Requirements

Changes to Life Safety Code


Safety Resources & Information

PERRP Poster

Group Rating Safety Accountability Letter FY19

BWC’s FY_CY19 Guidelines for Group Rating Training

Great Lakes OSHA Education Center