Industrial Commission General Information

Reports and Newsletters

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Annual Report

To ensure fairness and impartiality within the system, the Industrial Commission (IC) and Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) operate as independent agencies. However, Ohio law requires BWC to prepare and publish an annual report for both agencies each year.

Joint IC/BWC Annual Report 2019
Joint IC/BWC Annual Report 2018
Joint IC/BWC Annual Report 2017
Joint IC/BWC Annual Report 2016
Joint IC/BWC Annual Report 2015
Joint IC/BWC Annual Report 2014
Joint IC/BWC Annual Report 2013

IC Independent Annual Reports

IC Annual Report: FY 2021
IC Annual Report: FY 2020
IC Annual Report: FY 2019
IC Annual Report: FY 2018
IC Annual Report: FY 2017
IC Annual Report: FY 2016
IC Annual Report: FY 2015
IC Annual Report: FY 2014
IC Annual Report: FY 2013


The IC's newsletter provides updates on IC activities, undertakings, and regulatory changes.

2016 Summer Adjudicator
2015 Summer Adjudicator
2014 Summer Adjudicator
2013 Fall Adjudicator
2013 Spring/Summer Adjudicator
2013 Winter Adjudicator

Internal Reports

The IC examines statistical data on operational activities to estimate appropriate agency resources. Click on the link below to view the report.

Production Activity Report 2021
Production Activity Report 2020
Production Activity Report 2019
Production Activity Report 2018
Production Activity Report 2017
Production Activity Report 2016
Production Activity Report 2015
Production Activity Report 2014
Production Activity Report 2013
Production Activity Report 2012


The Biennium Budget Booklet is an informational tool created for state legislators during the biennium budget process. It outlines the IC's recent accomplishments and provides rationale for future expenditures.

Biennium Budget Booklet 2020/2021

Biennium Budget Booklet 2018/2019

Biennium Budget Booklet 2016/2017

Biennium Budget Booklet 2014/2015

Biennium Budget Booklet 2012/2013

Biennium Budget Booklet 2010/2011


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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.