The Latest Workers Comp News

Volume 1 | February 2021

Winter 2021 Updates

A new year is here - and hopefully 2021 will have a different feel than 2020! There are a lot of important updates below including information on a new BWC grant for ventilation systems, safety training for state fund employers, and the debut of the Virtual Safety Congress!

Public Group Enrollment Now Open!

The Group Experience Rating and Group Retrospective Rating enrollment period for Public Employers! Renewal quotes will be sent in the coming weeks. This year, we have streamlined the process by creating an online enrollment portal. Information will be included in your renewal packet.

Online Enrollment Portal

Unemployment Management Causing Problems?

You are not alone if the influx of unemployment claims has been overwhelming! We operate a fully staffed unemployment compensation management department to take the burden off your shoulders. Filing claims online, contesting erroneous benefits, and reviewing tax withholdings...we do it all!

For more information and program pricing, contact Jeff Price - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Unemployment Compensation Management Program

Safety Seminars
March, April & May

Interested in FREE safety training? Join us!

  • March 3, 2021: Review of OSHA Requirements
  • April 1, 2021: Implementing an Effective Safety Program
  • May 12, 2021: Developing Management and Supervisor Safety Responsibilities

Safety Seminar Details

This also fulfills the mandatory 2-hour safety training requirement for any business that is enrolled in a workers' compensation group program and incurred a claim between July 1, 2018 and September 20, 2019.

COVID-19 Indoor Air Quality Assistance Program
The COVID-19 Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Assistance Program provides reimbursement for eligible applicants to help cover the costs of inspections, assessments, maintenance, and improvements to indoor heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to control the spread of COVID-19. It also provides reimbursement for secondary devices designed to destroy bacteria, mold, and viruses.

Visit the BWC site for more information and to see which employers are eligible!

Ohio BWC - Indoor Air Quality Assistance

Safety Congress is Going Virtual

March 10-11 OSC 2021 is Virtual

This year we’re offering online learning sessions and a digital expo, allowing participants to learn remotely and chat virtually with presenters and exhibitors.

As always, attendance is FREE, and registration for the virtual event is now open.

Mark your calendar and join us.
March 10-11, 2021

Ohio Safety Congress

Return on Investment... It Pays To Belong

When a business invests in the Xenia Area Chamber, it forms a partnership with over 400 other investors that leverage time, money, and other assets to create stronger individual businesses and a stronger community.