OhioBWC - Basics:  OAC 4123-3-20

4123-3-20 ADDITIONAL AWARDS BY REASON OF VIOLATIONS OF SPECIFIC SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

An application for an additional award of compensation founded upon the claim that the injury, occupational disease, or death resulted from the failure of the employer to comply with a specific requirement for the protection of health, lives, or safety of employees, must be filed, in duplicate, within two years of the injury, death, or inception of disability due to occupational disease. In death claims, the application shall be on form C-9 and in nonfatal cases, the application shall be on form C-8. Such applications must be completed in the manner established by the industrial commission. The determination of awards by reason of violation of specific safety requirements being within the exclusive jurisdiction of the industrial commission, such applications, if filed with the bureau, shall be referred, forthwith, to the industrial commission for further consideration.



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