Public employers must report workplace fatalities within eight hours to the Public Employment Risk Reduction Program (PERRP). That includes heart attacks and motor vehicle accidents. All incidents resulting in a hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye must be reported within 24 hours to PERRP.
To report a fatality
- Call PERRP at 1-800-671-6858, and press option 1.
- If you receive a voicemail, provide a contact name, phone number and the employer's name.
- Complete the fatality notification form and email it to PERRPFatality@bwc.state.oh.us