February 20, 2018

Maximum Discount For Group Employers Raised to 53 Percent

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The Ohio Bureau of Worker’s compensation voted to set the maximum discount for both group and non-group employers at 53 percent, and eliminate the break-even factor beginning July 1, 2012. Previously the group and non-group maximum discount was 51%. The…
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New BWC Rating Plan Protects Workers And Encourages Them To Return to Work

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Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC)  has introduced a new rating plan that encourages employers to maintain safe workplaces and to work with injured workers to speed their return to work.  It’s a plan that that tries to prevent injuries…
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Ohio Public Employer Workers’ Comp Rates Falling

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Public employer taxing districts will pay $22 million less next year COLUMBUS – Ohio’s 3,900 public employer taxing districts will pay an estimated $22 million less for workers’ compensation coverage next year following today’s decision by the Ohio Bureau of…
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Grants help make Ohio workplaces safer, reduce injuries and illness

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Ohio businesses awarded more than $200,000 in September to support workplace safety COLUMBUS – Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Stephen Buehrer today announced 10 Ohio businesses received more than $217,000 in safety intervention grants in September to improve…
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