Industrial Commission Policies

IC Policies

The public, injured workers, employers and their representatives may learn about how the Industrial Commission (IC) conducts hearings by accessing IC policies and guidelines.

Adjudications Before the Ohio Industrial Commission
IC hearing officers follow these guidelines when making decisions. This document replaces the Hearing Officer Manual.

IC Resolutions
IC hearings are administrative processes which follow these guidelines.

IC Rules
Rules of the Ohio Administrative Code adopted by the IC.

Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) and Ohio Revised Code (ORC)
Link to the list of OAC and ORC rules and statutes relative to workers’ compensation located on Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s Web site.

Public Records Policy and Procedures
IC policy on public records requests.

NOTE: Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view the Hearing Officer as well as the individual Resolutions and Rules. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you may download it here for free.

I.C.O.N.

I.C.O.N. is your online resource for managing your hearing file. Logon to file appeals, objections, continuances, cancellations, request services, and view or add documents to your hearing folder.

Contact

We're here to help! Call, fax or email us at askIC@ic.ohio.gov with questions and concerns.

Forms

Download individual PDFs of IC forms.

IC Policies

Get the information you need to comply with IC rules, resolutions, policies and guidelines.

The Appeals Process

Confused about the process or what is expected of you? Visit the Appeals Process section to learn the ins and outs of workers’ compensation claims and hearings.