Each year, Ohio employers have the opportunity to participate in the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Group-Experience-Rating Program or Group-Retrospective-Rating Program. While these programs are not required, they do provide an opportunity to significantly reduce workers’ compensation premiums, while increasing awareness of safety and risk-management strategies.
A group-rating program is a partnership that includes you and your employees, your sponsoring organization or third-party administrator (TPA), and BWC. Each has specific roles and responsibilities, all designed to assist in preventing workplace accidents. Workplace safety is an important component of these programs. To succeed in accident prevention, we encourage you to use the many resources available to you.
Please take a moment to read the BWC letter outlining the responsibilities of each partner.