Ohio, the largest of the four remaining monopolistic states (states where the state government is the sole provider of workers' compensation insurance), has a state sponsored program “Drug-Free Safety Program”. The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation has a tier program where employers participating in their Basic level safety program receiving a four percent premium discount and employers participating in their Advanced level safety program receiving a seven percent premium discount. Group experienced rated employers can receive a three percent premium discount for participating in the Advanced level safety program.
Author Rebecca Shafer, JD, President of Amaxx Risks Solutions, Inc. is a national expert in the field of workers compensation. She is a writer, speaker and website publisher. Her expertise is working with employers to reduce workers compensation costs, and her clients include airlines, healthcare, printing/publishing, pharmaceuticals, retail, hospitality and manufacturing. See www.LowerWC.com for more information. Contact: RShafer@ReduceYourWorkersComp.com or 860-553-6604.
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