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The EPC sponsors a BWC Group Rating Pool for Workers Compensation. Public School districts are eligible to join the Pool if they are credit rated. Districts which are penalty rated are welcome to take advantage of our group fee for administrator services with Hunter Consulting.

Workers Compensation TPA – Hunter Consulting
Ohio Bureau of Workers Comp – Ohio Bureau of Workers Comp

Group Rating Safety Accountability Letter – Posted 02/13/2023

Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation:  OSC24 – Ohio Safety Congress & Expo
March 27-29 2024 at the Greater Columbus Conventional Center.  

PERRP Presentation from 3/22/21 Safety Training Zoom Session

Dear Public Employer:

Don’t forget! Public employers must submit their Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (300AP) to the Public Employment Risk Reduction Program (PERRP) on or before Feb. 1.

As a reminder:


PERRP is currently providing virtual safety and health training, consultations, and written program reviews during COVID-19. Please request our services at:

Should you need assistance in completing or filing your PERRP 300AP Summary, please contact PERRP at 1-800-671-6858.


The Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council (EPC) and Hunter Consulting Group are sponsoring Safety Program Development Training Seminars for all School Administrators of SWOEPC Group Members.  

Click here to sign up for Workers Comp and/or Safety Training Email Notices

Next Safety Training Sessions via Zoom:  March 7, 2024 at 12:30 p.m. and April 9, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.  Please contact us to sign up for these free session:

Lockout/Tagout Avery FormsContact Amy Lyons of Friends Office to order or with questions.


Pricing Period:  April 1, 2023 – March 31, 2024

Vendor:  AEDVenture

Contact Doug Huffman at 330-903-0880 or
AED Flyer – Jan 2023


10 Step Business Safety Plan
Step 1 – Visible, Active Senior Management Leadership
Step 2 – Employee Involvement and Recognition
Step 3 – Medical Treatment and Return to Work Practices
Step 4 – Communication
Step 5 – Timely Notification of Claims
Step 6 – Safety and Health Process Coordination and Employer Education
Step 7 – Written Orientation & Training Plan
Step 8 – Written and Communicated Safe Work Practices
Step 9 – A Written Safety & Health Policy Statement
Step 10 – Recordkeeping & Data Analysis



BWC – Dozens of of training courses are available through BWC’s Division of Safety & Hygiene. These courses are offered at the training center in Pickerington at the Ohio Center for Occupational Safety and Health (OCOSH) and at branch sites and BWC service offices across the state, including Toledo, Cincinnati, Canton, Cambridge, Portsmouth, Youngstown and Cleveland. Employers may enroll any number of employees at no additional cost. To enroll or learn more about the courses available, visit the BWC Learning Center at