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Three things every small business owner needs to know about PEOs.

As a business owner, you’ve likely already found out that as your business has grown, you’ve been in the “business of employment” rather than focusing your time and energy on  what you opened your business to do. You’re constantly put in a position where you have to choose between doing what’s needed for compliance or dedicating Read More

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Transitional Work – What is it and why is it important?

Transitional Work is a return to work tool available for employers to use when an employee is injured on the job and has restrictions preventing him/her from returning to their full duty/regular position of employment. The program is designed to transition the injured worker back to their full duty position and is tailored to fit Read More

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Can Ohio Workers’ Compensation Provide a Competitive Edge for Your Business?

To be successful in today’s business world, companies need to find every competitive edge possible. Some might be surprised to find that Ohio workers’ compensation could be one of those competitive edges. But how would you know? The world just recently witnessed the 2016 Summer Olympics. The athletes that competed in these games trained for Read More

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PERRP Quiz for Schools & Libraries (and all public employers)

Yes, we said PERRP, not POP. Every public employer within the state of Ohio must meet the Public Employment Risk Reduction Program (PERRP) recordkeeping rules and regulations. PERRP uses records of injuries and illnesses to determine the effectiveness of existing safety and health standards. PERRP QUIZ! Answer these questions with a yes or no: I Read More

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Injury Reporting in Ohio; the Sooner the Better

Early injury reporting for your Ohio workers’ compensation claims can not only save days away from work for your employees, but can also save you money on your premiums. In the State of Ohio, a claim is a medical only claim for the first seven days. During these early stages of the claim, it is Read More

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How Injury Data can Help you Prevent Workplace Accidents

Preventing workplace accidents can save your business time and money. One of the easiest ways to reduce accidents immediately is to analyze data to make smarter decisions. Get the Right Workplace Injury Data Employers can gather injury data on various different aspect of a claim for their Ohio workers’ compensation programs: Type of claim Number Read More

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Here’s What to Consider as You Approach Retirement

As life expectancy rates are increasing, and a wealth of information is available at your fingertips, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to planning your future in retirement. Adding a little structure and organization to the thought process can provide your clients with clarity and direction that allows them to Read More

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3 Simple Steps to a Safer Workplace and Fewer Claims

A safer workplace is important for employers for many reasons. A safer workplace will reduce worker injuries which should then result in lower workers’ compensation claims costs. The key to reducing injuries is to have a systematic approach with regular review – by stepping back and looking at the big picture you may be surprised at Read More

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Quick Guide: Workers’ Comp Group Rating vs Group Retro

For Ohio employers, the group rating and group retrospective rating (or group retro) programs allow employers that are similar in business type to combine their individual claims to act as one employer and achieve lower premiums. There are two ways savings are calculated: Upfront, with group rating; Look-back, with group retro. What’s the difference? Group Read More

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Governor Kasich Names New Administrator and CEO of BWC

This week, John Kasich named Sarah Morrison as the new administrator and CEO of the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC). Since Steve Buehrer’s departure, she has been serving in the position in an interim capacity, overseeing all Ohio employers. Morrison joined the bureau in 2012 as chief legal officer and was previously named an Ohio Rising Read More