Deadline! CCI Group Retrospective Program Deadline April 26, 2013

CareWorks Consultants (CCI)—AFPD’s selected Third Party Administrator—offers a comprehensive, full-service, group retrospective rating program. Their unique approach to safety consultation and cost-control initiatives fosters an environment where program participants successfully obtain the benefits of participating in the program. Your enrollment documents show the required key components to obtaining the program goals and premium savings are:…

CATax Status Update

Knowing all of our Ohio members are anxious about the status of the reform to the CATax issue, we issue the following update. AFPD has been feverishly advocating for changes in the CATax rate and one single point of collection. Our overwhelming objectives are “fairness” and a “level playing field” for the industry. To that…

Ohio BWC Rebates Are On the Way

As you may recall, on May 2, Governor Kasich and BWC Administrator/CEO Buehrer announced a three-part plan designed to put money back into the pockets of hard-working Ohioans, improve worker safety, and bring up to date the Ohio BWC.  BWC began printing these rebate checks this week and will continue printing and mailing the checks…

Non-compliance of Product Storage Identification resulting in fines

AFPD has discovered the Division of Weights and Measures both county and city are assessing fines for non-compliance of the Product Storage Identification. Product Storage Identification Rule The Fill Connection for any petroleum product storage tank or vessel supplying motor-fuel devices shall be permanently, plainly, and visibly marked as to product contained.    When the Fill Connection…

Group-Rating Safety Accountability

Each year Ohio employers have the opportunity to participate in BWC’s Group-Experience-Rating Program or Group-Retrospective-Rating Program. While these programs are not required, they do provide you with an opportunity to significantly reduce your workers’ compensation premiums, while increasing your awareness of safety and risk-management strategies. Workplace safety is an important component of these programs. To…

Criminal Enterprise Fraud Scheme to Interfere With Retail Stores’ Satellite Communications

AFPD received a bulletin from the Michigan State Police through the Michigan Consumer Protection Division of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development regarding the “tinfoil on the satellite receiver scheme” along with a “Situational Awareness Bulletin”. These fraud schemes have been migrating from the Southern states toward the North. Therefore AFPD members in…