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Toledo woman convicted for taking late boyfriend's work comp benefits
COLUMBUS - A Toledo woman who cashed her late boyfriend's work comp benefits for more than a year after his death must reimburse the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation more than $18,000 or serve 10 months in prison, a Lucas County judge ruled Oct. 5.

Ohio employers receive $993,000 in workplace safety grants
COLUMBUS - Forty Ohio employers will share $993,094 in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses.

BWC awards $406,000 in grants to protect Ohio firefighters
COLUMBUS - Thirty-eight Ohio fire departments will share $406,270 in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) under a new program to reduce firefighters' exposure to toxic environmental elements.

Employers, look through your old mail! $10 million in rebate checks remain uncashed
COLUMBUS - Somewhere in Ohio nearly $10 million in rebate checks from the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) sit ready for cashing by more than 5,500 employers who might not even know it.

Norwalk native captures work comp industry award
COLUMBUS - Norwalk native Kendra DePaul was named one of 11 rising leaders in the workers' compensation industry during an international conference today in Portland, Oregon.

BWC captures industry awards
COLUMBUS - The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) collected two international awards for its innovative response to the opioid epidemic and for an employee regarded as an up-and-comer in the work comp industry.

Ohio local government workers' comp rate decrease approved
COLUMBUS - Ohio public employers will pay an average of 6.1 percent less in workers' compensation premiums beginning Jan. 1. The cut will decrease the amount the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) collects from these employers by $11.8 million next year.

Ohio employers receive $375,000 in workplace safety grants
COLUMBUS - Fourteen Ohio employers will share $375,000 in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses.

'Blind' man who drives, directs traffic, guilty of theft from workers' comp agency
COLUMBUS - A Toledo-area man who claimed he was too visually impaired to work must pay the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation nearly $15,000 in restitution after investigators found him driving, parking cars and directing traffic at a parking facility he owns in downtown Toledo.

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