(A) The administrator of worker's 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, including rules covering standards the administrator shall follow in issuing an emergency temporary Ohio employment risk reduction standard under section 4167.08 of the Revised Code and a temporary variance and a variance from an Ohio employment risk reduction standard or part thereof under section 4167.09 of the Revised Code;
(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.
Effective Date: 07-01-2000; 06-21-2005; 2007 HB100 09-10-2007