Become a member of the Western Reserve Safety Council (WRSC) to access resources and savings opportunities all while learning to promote a safe working environment. Annual membership fees are $50 for Local Chamber of Commerce members and $100 for non-Chamber members. The WRSC is currently offering a lifetime honorary membership and other benefits to founding member companies who make a one-time donation of $5,000 to help defray WRSC start-up costs.
Safety Council Discount Program & Participation Requirements
The Ohio Division of Safety and Hygiene is providing eligible Ohio businesses with the opportunity to receive up to 4 percent off their workers’ compensation premiums.
Members of WRSC who are not currently participating in a group-rating program are eligible to receive a 2 percent discount off their workers’ compensation premiums by attending at least 10 safety meetings. An additional 2 percent discount can be achieved by reducing either the severity or frequency of injuries by 10 percent, or by keeping them both at zero. Group Experience Rated Employers are eligible to earn 2 percent performance bonus rebate for reduction in accident frequency or severity.
- Join WRSC by July 31
- Attend at least 10 WRSC meetings*
- Send a qualified senior-level manager (CEO or HRO-highest ranking officer) to at least one WRSC meeting
- Submit semi-annual accident reports January 15 and July 15 of each fiscal year (July 1 – June 30)
* At least 8 of the meetings must be offered by WRSC. Members are able to receive credit for up to 2 safety council meetings by attending Workers’ Compensation University, Ohio Safety Congress & Expo, or a training class offered through the Division of Safety and Hygiene.
You may also download the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Safety Council Rebate Program Eligibility Requirements FY17 by clicking here.
To Enroll, please fill out the online application below and call us at 440-248-5080 or send us a message if you have any questions.
Online Application Form
In an effort to reduce the number of workplace accidents and to share resources and information on accident prevention, risk management and workers’ compensation in Ohio, BWC’s Division of Safety & Hygiene and The Solon Chamber of Commerce co-sponsor this service. In signing this enrollment form, the employer makes a commitment to send representative(s ) to 80% of monthly safety council meetings and to submit semi-annual reports by the deadline dates.
Annual Membership Dues: Please make your check for $100 to the Western Reserve Safety Council (or $50 if already a Local Chamber member) and mail to 6240 SOM Center Rd, Solon, OH 44139 Suite 110 or call 440-248-5080 with credit card info.