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OhioBWC - Basics:  Rules under review

OAC Rules Under Review

On this page, you can access proposed Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) rule changes relating to workers’ compensation.

You can view and print proposed OAC rules by clicking on the View/print icons listed below. Interested parties may submit public comments on proposed rules to Aniko Nagy in BWC’s Legal Division. We have also included a section on rules recently approved by the BWC Board of Directors.

Additional resources

The Register of Ohio's website includes links to public hearing notices concerning changes to BWC rules.

The Ohio Business Gateway’s Regulatory Reform page allows visitors to register to receive e-mail alerts when agency rules are open for review.

BWC’s rules and statutes page lists current OAC rules relating to Ohio’s workers’ compensation system.

 
 
Stakeholders review
 
Rule number and title Review period deadline View/print


 
 
Rules proposed to BWC Board of Directors
 
Rule number and title Public comment deadline View/print
4123-18-04 - Living maintenance allowance 5/12/14
4123-18-05 - Individualized written vocational rehabilitation plan 5/12/14
4123-18-04 and 4123-18-05 - Business impact analysis 5/12/14
 
4123-1-3-01 - Scope and definitions 5/9/14
4123-1-3-02 - Temporary storage and disposal 5/9/14
4123-1-3-03 - Personal protective equipment 5/9/14
4123-1-3-04 - Floors, stairways, railing, overhead protection and guarding of open-sided floors, platforms and runways 5/9/14
4123-1-3-05 - Mechanical power transmission apparatus 5/9/14
4123-1-3-06 - Motor vehicles, mechanized equipment and marine operations 5/9/14
4123-1-3-07 - Cranes, hoists, and derricks 5/9/14
4123-1-3-07 Appendix - Table I - structural timber – unit working stresses 5/9/14
4123-1-3-08 - Ropes, chains and slings 5/9/14
4123-1-3-09 - Roofing devices 5/9/14
4123-1-3-10 - Scaffolding 5/9/14
4123-1-3-10 Appendix - Pole scaffold - single and double type 5/9/14
4123-1-3-11 - Ladders 5/9/14
4123-1-3-11 Appendix - Examples of ladders constructed on the job 5/9/14
4123-1-3-12 - Portable explosive-actuated fastening tools 5/9/14
4123-1-3-13 - Trenches and excavations 5/9/14
4123-1-3-13 Appendix - Approximate angle of repose for sloping of sides for excavations 5/9/14
4123-1-3-14 - Electrical conductors, wires and equipment 5/9/14
4123-1-3-15 - Explosives and blasting 5/9/14
4123-1-3-16 - Tunnels and shafts, caissons, cofferdams, and compressed air 5/9/14
4123-1-3-16 Appendix - Decompression tables 5/9/14
4123-1-3-17 - Cutting and welding 5/9/14
4123-1-3-18 - Heating, ventilating and exhaust equipment 5/9/14
4123-1-3-18 Appendix II - Occupational exposure limits (OEL) 5/9/14
4123-1-3-19 - Demolition 5/9/14
4123-1-3-20 - Steel erection 5/9/14
4123-1-3-21 - Diving operations 5/9/14
4123-1-3-22 - Woodworking machines, power saws, and other tools and equipment 5/9/14
4123-1-3-23 - Helicopters 5/9/14
4123-1-3-24 - Roof car suspended platforms - construction 5/9/14
Chapter 4123:1-3 - Business impact analysis 5/9/14
 
4123-6-03.2 - MCO participation in the HPP - MCO application for certification or recertification 2/14/14
4123-6-03.3 - MCO participation in the HPP - MCO participation based on MCO capacity 2/14/14
4123-6-03.6 - MCO participation in the HPP - administrator's authority to terminate MCO contracts 2/14/14
4123-6-03.7 - MCO participation in the HPP - bureau's authority to decertify, to refuse to certify or recertify an MCO 2/14/14
4123-6-03.9 - MCO participation in the HPP - MCO disclosure of relationship 2/14/14
4123-6-05.1 - Employer access to the HPP - MCO advertising and solicitation 2/14/14
4123-6-05.2 - Employer access to the HPP - employer enrollment and selection of MCO 2/14/14
4123-6-05.3 - Employer access to the HPP - certain solicitation practices by MCOs prohibited 2/14/14
4123-6-06.1 - Employee access to medical services - employee education by MCO and employer 2/14/14
HPP MCO Operational Rules - Business impact analysis 2/14/14
 
4123-6-37.2 - Payment of hospital outpatient services 2/7/14
4123-6-37.2 Appendix A - 2014 Hospital Outpatient Services 2/7/14
4123-6-37.2 - Business impact analysis 2/7/14
 
4123-6-37.3 - Payment of ambulatory surgical center services 2/7/14
4123-6-37.3 Appendix - 2014 Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Fee Schedule 2/7/14
4123-6-37.3 - Business impact analysis 2/7/14
 

* indicates public hearing date


 
 
Rules approved by BWC Board of Directors
 
Rule number and title Effective date View/print
4123-19-03 - Where an employer desires to secure the privilege to pay compensation, etc., directly 4/28/14
4123-19-03.1 - Waiver of Certain Requirements 4/28/14
 
4123-21-01 - Procedures for subscription to the coal-workers'pneumoconiosis fund 5/1/14
4123-21-02 - Determination of coverage 5/1/14
4123-21-03 - Premium payment 5/1/14
4123-21-04 - Payroll reporting 5/1/14
4123-21-05 - Audit and inspections 5/1/14
4123-21-06 - Default, retroactive coverage 5/1/14
4123-21-07 - Effect of cancelled subscription 5/1/14
4123-21-08 - Controversion of claims 5/1/14
 


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