Recently, the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) announced that they are waiving several program requirements for employers due to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
All safety education and training requirements for this policy year (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020 for private employers) will be waived for those participating in the programs listed below. The premium discounts offered will be applied automatically.
Calendar year 2020 public employer program requirements for participants will be reviewed in June.
In addition, the annual report submission deadline for employers participating in the Drug-Free Safety Program has been extended to June 1, 2020.