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2010.10.07

Reading September’s 2010 report “Biggest Bang for the Buck” put out by Americans for Insurance Reform.  This report was generated for the State of Washington which is one of four self insuring states for Workers’ Compensation.  Ohio is another.  Employers in the other forty six states ...

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2010.09.17

Ohio's BWC's done it again.  Or shall I say haven't even bothered to do it! They haven't a clue.  They've changed the way employers in Ohio injury claims are being assessed effective July 1, 2010. Now medical only claims are being reserved adding additional costs into our ...

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2010.09.14

The end of the fiscal quarter! You’d think I still had my own business with this busy work but no, I’m updating my OSHA log for our clients. Manufacturing is indeed improving here in north east Ohio and with this great news unfortunately comes ...

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2010.08.24

I’m sure you’ve heard Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation removed the DFWP (Drug Free Workplace Program) with the new and improved DFSP (Drug Free SAFETY Program). This new program took effect July 1, 2010. But now the Department of Transportation through its Office of Drug ...

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2010.06.29

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has started a Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP) effective June 18, 2010 which will more than likely lead to larger fines. They will be reviewing your OSHA Recordkeeping logs (Form 300).  You must be up to date and it must ...