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BWC awards more than $207,000 in November to support workplace safety

Two Geauga County men owe a combined $200,000 for workers’ comp fraud

BWC wellness program to support healthy workforce

BWC Investigations Result in Five Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in November

BWC receives Auditor of State Award

Amsterdam man sentenced for doctor, pharmacy shopping

Lack of medical license not enough to keep Toledo man from treating injured workers

Sharonville man on workers’ comp caught working for brother’s company


Ohio businesses awarded more than $273,000 in October to support workplace safety

BWC Proposes new rating plan to protect workers, encourage return to work

Beavercreek nursing home the first SHARP health-care facility in Ohio

BWC Investigations Result in 13 Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in October

Licking County businessman had no workers’ comp, owes more than $200,000

Cuyahoga Falls Man Finds Two Ways to Violate Workers’ Comp Laws


Cuyahoga Falls Man Finds Two Ways to Violate Workers’ Comp Laws

Ohio Public Employer Workers’ Comp Rates Falling

Ohio businesses awarded more than $200,000 in September to support workplace safety

Toledo Man Caught on Camera Roofing While on Workers' Comp

BWC Investigations Result in 3 Workers' Comp Fraud Convictions in September

BWC Chief visits NE Ohio, talks safety and bureau priorities

BWC Chief visits NE Ohio, talks safety and bureau priorities

Brunswick Man Caught Running Roofing Company While on Workers’ Comp


Grow Ohio to Lower Workers’ Comp Rates for New Employers

Workers’ Comp Rates for Public Employers Decreasing

BWC Program Supports Fair Consideration for Minority and Women Investment Managers

BWC Investigations Result in Eight Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in August

Modern Medical to Repay BWC $400,000 for Improper Billing

Lake County Man Caught on Camera Running Catering Business While on Workers’ Comp

Linchpin in health-care fraud scheme to repay more than $200,000

Vanek to Lead BWC Internal Audit

Fallen Workers Memorial Honors Those Who Lost their Lives on the Job


BWC to Honor Workers Killed on the Job

BWC Recognizes Brewster Dairy for Outstanding Safety Efforts

Workers’ Comp Board Approves Real Estate Investment Option

Grow Ohio Workers’ Comp Incentives to Support Job Creation

BWC Investigations Result in Nine Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in July

Businessman Guilty of Filing Bogus Claim Against His Own Workers’ Comp Policy

Morrow School Bus Driver Sentenced for Workers’ Comp Fraud


BWC steps up to save a life!

BWC Formulary Subcommittee to Meet Aug. 10

BWC Board of Directors to Meet Friday

Columbus Woman Caught Working Four Jobs While On Workers’ Comp

BWC Investigations Result in 11 Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in June

BWC Administrator Marks first Six Months

BWC Launches Social Media Effort

Hamilton, Abrams Appointed to BWC Leadership Team

Workers’ Comp Rates for Ohio Marine Industry Employers Decrease 20%

Zannoni Sentenced for Fraud Related to Improper Prescribing and Billing


Illinois Brothers’ Workers’ Comp Fraud Scheme Falls Apart

Barnesville Man Guilty of Fraud, Illegally Collected $30,000 in Workers’ Comp

BWC Safety Grants Help Ohio Employers Improve Working Conditions

BWC Investigations Result in Seven Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in May

Pepper Pike Businessman Sentenced for Workers’ Comp Fraud Now Faces Civil Action

National Safety Month Highlights Importance of Workplace Safety Education and Prevention


BWC Conference Links Small Businesses with Assistance to Grow, Increase Competitiveness

BWC Investigations Result in 10 Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in April

Surveillance Video Captures Cleveland Man Committing Workers’ Comp Fraud


BWC to Offer Grant Savings for Wholesale, Retail Employers

Man Working in Kentucky While on Workers’ Comp in Ohio Must Repay $20,000

BWC Investigations Result in 12 Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in March

BWC Recognizes Performance of Union County Safety Council

Ohio BWC executes search warrant as part of fraud investigation

North Baltimore Man Guilty of Working, Operating Hardware Store While on Workers’ Comp


Buehrer Announces Expansion of Safety Council Program

Workers’ Comp Fraud Task Force Targets Postal Contractors

BWC Administrator Stephen Buehrer Statement on Scioto & Huron County Fraud Investigations

Ohio Man Sentenced for Operating Business in Arizona While Receiving Workers’ Comp


Fourth Plea Entered in Workers’ Comp Fraud Case; Chiropractor to Repay $104,000

Harrison Business Owner Convicted for Failure to Maintain Workers’ Comp Coverage

Toledo Man Sentenced for Fraudulent Collection of Workers’ Comp Benefits

Record $830,000 Returned to BWC Following Insurance Fraud Conviction

Coshocton Women to Repay $20,000 for Workers’ Comp Fraud


Lancaster Women Admits to Workers’ Comp Fraud, Ordered to Repay $15,000

BWC Investigation Culminates in Indictment of Fairfield Chiropractor

11-ton A/C Units to be Lifted 13 Stories by Crane this Weekend

January Meeting of BWC Board of Directors Cancelled

Buehrer Sworn in as BWC Administrator

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