This webinar will feature 4 different speakers from different backgrounds. Discussing the new fiscal year, and what it might look like going forward.
Discussing everything from different aspects of how COVID-19 is and will still be affecting workplaces, to the future direction of field services, the direction of training classes, when in-person classes will return, library services that are available as well as video, and Employer Services updates including discount programs and the direction of these programs along with any changes that are expected to occur.
Mark Reams is the Acting Director and Regional Manager of Loss Prevention. He joined the BWC in 2018 and has a BS in Industrial Engineering as well as an MS in Industrial Engineering. Mark has led special projects such as the BWC Trench Safety Campaign. Mark’s main areas of expertise include ergonomics and industrial safety.
Ford Sledge is the Training Center Manager for OBWC’s Division of Safety & Hygiene. Ford has worked as a trainer for over twenty years and has training experience mixed with real world occupational safety & health work. Ford has been responsible for the cirriculum development and modification of hundreds of training courses and other governing bodies during development to maintain accreditation for his organization.
Andrew Hart is a Research Librarian for the BWC, he specialises in safety research as well as education and training. He joined the BWC in 2016 and managed library services for 2,000+ inamtes at Ross Correctional Institution in Chillicothe, Ohio. Andrew has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology as well as a Master of Science in Library Science degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
Melony Bryant functions as a liaison between the minority and small business community for the BWC. Melony has more than 20 years of workers’ compensation experience. Melony assists minority and small businesses to navigate through the Ohio workers’ compensation system, receiving feedback from the minority and small employer community, acknowledging the fact that these employers have very limited resources.
Minority & Small Business Advocate