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Avon Lake Sheet Metal Receives Ohio BWC Safety Intervention Grant
By: Timothy Harvard
Posted on : December 13, 2016   Views : 282

Avon Lake, Ohio, November 29, 2016: Avon Lake Sheet Metal is pleased to announce that they have completed the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s Safety Intervention Grants program and was awarded the maximum $40,000. All the funds went towards the implementation of new cranes on their shop floor.

The purpose of the Safety Intervention Grant program is to gather information on effective workplace safety practices and to share the results with other Ohio employers. This program awards safety grants to employers for the purchase of safety equipment to reduce or eliminate injuries and illnesses in the workplace. The Ohio BWC takes in consideration how much the intervention will advance research to determine the monetary amounts awarded.
 
Avon Lake Sheet Metal created a case study portraying their business and its issues with the safety of its employees. With the influx of projects, they are in need of better and safer ways for their employees to move heavy materials. Handling heavy materials can strain and sprain different parts of the body. As safety is their priority, they proposed a Gorbel Self-Supported Crane System, an IWI Structural Crane and six Cantilever Jib Cranes in order to allow their employees to handle heavy materials safely and efficiently. Their detailed research and measurement showcased in their case study satisfied the obligations for BWC’s Safety Grants program, resulting in a $40,000 reward.

About Avon Lake Sheet Metal Co., Inc.: Avon Lake Sheet Metal offers custom fabrication services for sheet metal and steel since 1953. They use CNC laser cutting, CNC forming, and certified welding to produce high quality fabrication. Their main lines of business include sheet metal fabrication, structural fabricatio    n, industrial contracting, custom machine guarding and HVAC contracting.

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Company: Avon Lake Sheet Metal Co., Inc.
Address: 33574 Pin Oak Pkwy
City: Avon Lake
State: OH
Zip Code: 44012
Telephone Number: 1-440-933-3505