(1) In order to qualify for a premium discount rate, the eligible employer must meet the following criteria:
(a) The employer must not have incurred a compensable injury in the calendar year immediately preceding the policy year in which the discount is to be applied; and
(b) The employer shall maintain an employee safety committee or similar organization or make periodic inspections of the work place. If a discount is granted and a claim for a compensable injury or disease subsequently is filed for the calendar year n which the discount is based, the employer's premium rate shall be increased by the amount of the discounted premium rate.
(2) For the purpose of this rule, "compensable injury" includes all claims whether for injury, occupational disease, or death, in which payment has been made for either compensation or medical benefits pursuant to sections 4123.56 to 4123.59 or section 4123.66 of the Revised Code.
(3) The bureau may investigate employers for compliance with the criteria of this rule.
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4121.11, 4121.12, 4121.121, 4121.13, 4121.30, 4123.05
Rule Amplifies: 4123.34, 4123.41
Prior Effective Dates: 8/22/86 (Emer.), 10/17/86 (Emer.), 1/10/87, 12/14/92, 11/19/93