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October 15th, 2019

Save on your BWC Premium!

For a no-cost, no-obligation analysis of your potential premium savings, please complete the Temporary Authorization to Review Information Form (AC3). www.careworks.com/groupratingapplication/ocrm As a member, our program offers a full range of services designed to help lower your costs: Group Rating Group Retrospective Rating Safety & Risk Management Consulting Unemployment Compensation Contact Meridith Whitsel, CareWorks Comp […]

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October 11th, 2019

Personal Protective Equipment – PPE

Personal Protective Equipment, or PPE, is designed to protect workers from serious workplace injury or illness resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Besides face shields, safety glasses, hard hats and safety shoes, protective equipment includes a variety of devices and garments such as goggles, coveralls, gloves, vests, earplugs, […]

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October 11th, 2019

Your Billion Back Rebate Check is Coming Soon!

In June, the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation Board of Directors approved a $1.5 billion rebate to Ohio employers with an active BWC policy.  According to the BWC it will distribute rebate checks to nearly 180,000 public and private employers. The BWC expects to begin mailing checks to public employers on September 26th, followed by […]

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March 1st, 2019

WEBINAR: Marijuana in the Workplace

Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m. CT60 minutes | Advance registration required Employers are increasingly perplexed about how to avoid mistakes in confronting the use of marijuana by employees, on and off the clock. In this webinar, we will explain recent changes in state law, and we will suggest some effective guidelines for establishing workplace […]

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January 28th, 2019

Time to File Real Property Tax Complaints in Ohio for Tax Year 2018

The State of Ohio requires counties to reappraise real property tax values every six years. In the interim, the counties are required to update values in the middle of that cycle.  This cycle is not evenly distributed among Ohio’s 88 counties.  For tax year 2018, 19 of Ohio’s counties were required to conduct a full […]

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October 4th, 2018

Policy Activity Rebate Overview

Policy Activity Rebate is a customizable plan that allows employers to choose from 33 activities to earn a rebate. VIEW PAR FACT SHEET >>> BWC has developed the Policy Activity Rebate (PAR) to raise employers’ awareness and increase understanding of some of the most important aspects of workers’ compensation, including safety, claims and policy management. […]

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February 23rd, 2018

Potential Changes to Remaining 2017 BWC Premium Installments

A number of employers’ BWC premium installment invoices were recently adjusted by the BWC.  The adjustment increased the remaining installment payments for the current July 1, 2017 rate year. The reason being that when BWC initially calculated the July 1, 2017 rate year premium installments, they were based on the July 1, 2015 rate year payroll. […]

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