Stories tagged with: Bureau of Workers' of Compensation

July 12, 2012 - 10:27am
2 years 5 weeks ago

The State of Ohio is working to save employers money when it comes to worker's compensation.

Zanesville-Muskingum Chamber of Commerce President Tom Poorman said that many employers over the years have shown concern about what they pay for the insurance. That is why the Bureau of Worker's Compensation is offering programs to save costs.

One offered through the Chamber of Commerce groups employers together to pull in a rate and with many employers comes savings.

"We have...

February 22, 2012 - 1:26pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

The State of Ohio hopes to make Ohio residents healthier in the long run.

Steve Buehrer from the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation spoke with employers about a grant through the state that hopes to make employees healthier. Buehrer said that they know employees can be overweight, diabetic and have health issues and that those suffering those affects have more workplace injuries and have a much slower recovery time.

"It will encourage employers to match dollars with the...

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