June 13, 2016

August 15, 2016 is the due date for the true-up report to be completed with BWC. This is a critical deadline, as the BWC has indicated that if you do not file your true-up on time, your business may not be eligible for current and future alternative rating and premium discount programs such as group rating and group retrospective rating. Reports must be submitted either online (www.bwc.ohio.gov) or by phone at 800.644.6292.

True-up article

Updates to OSHA Injury Data Collection: You may have heard that OSHA has issued a final rule that will modernize injury data collection to better inform workers, employers, the public, and OSHA about workplace hazards. With this new rule, which takes effect 8/10/16, OSHA is applying the insights of behavioral economics to improve workplace safety and prevent injuries and illnesses. Included with this email is the full article outlining these impending changes. If you would like to discuss further how this might affect your business, please contact Jim Wirth at jim.wirth@careworkscomp.com or 614.827.0370.

OSHA Recordkeeping and Recording Changes

Category: General News

Tags: Bureau of Workers Compensation, BWC