4167.02 Director to enforce program - public employment risk reduction advisory commission.

(A) The administrator of workers' compensation shall operate and enforce the public employment risk reduction program created by this chapter.

(B) The administrator shall do all of the following:

(1) Adopt rules, with the advice and consent of the bureau of workers' compensation board of directors and in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, for the administration and enforcement of this chapter. The administrator shall include both of the following in the rules:

(a) Standards the administrator shall follow in issuing an emergency temporary Ohio employment risk reduction standard under section 4167.08 of the Revised Code and in issuing a temporary variance and a variance from an Ohio employment risk reduction standard or part thereof under section 4167.09 of the Revised Code;

(b) Standards and procedures for an effective safety partnership agreement program for public employers and employees that promotes voluntary compliance with this chapter.

(2) Do all things necessary and appropriate for the administration and enforcement of this chapter.

(C) In carrying out the responsibilities of this chapter, the administrator may use, with the consent of any federal, state, or local agency, the services, facilities, and personnel of such agency, with or without reimbursement, and may retain or contract with experts, consultants, and organizations for services or personnel on such terms as the administrator determines appropriate.

Cite as R.C. § 4167.02

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 27, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2017.

Effective Date: 07-01-2000; 06-21-2005; 2007 HB100 09-10-2007 .