It is imperative that all work-related accidents are reported to Human Resources immediately at:
ABBY WATSON, Deputy Director
Since 1912, Ohio's worker's compensation system has helped employers and employees cope with workplace injuries by providing medical and compensation benefits for work-related injuries, diseases and deaths. The Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) has a central office in Columbus and 16 customer service offices located across the state. You may access the BWC web site at: www.ohiobwc.com
Instructions for reporting and seeking medical attention for a work-related injury.
- Immediately notify your employer.
- Seek treatment from a Careworks network provider, First Medical Urgent Family Care or Fairfield Medical Center in cases of true emergencies, or any BWC-Certified provider.
- Present the Careworks I.D. card (from the injury reporting packet) to each medical provider that treats your work related injury.
- Notify Human Resources of the injury immediately by phone or e-mail. Send all completed forms from the Injury Reporting Packet as soon as possible.
- Complete a "Supervisor Report of Return to Work," for every change of an employee's medical status pertaining to work restrictions after each follow up appointment. Send a copy of each report to Human Resources.