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SID Social Media Acceptable Use Policy

The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s (BWC) Special Investigations Department (SID) welcomes your posts related to information you read here or other workers’ compensation fraud issues. The comments and opinions expressed by WordPress users are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of BWC, SID or its employees. BWC reserves the right to remove posts, in their entirety, determined not to be in compliance with this policy.

  • Posts should be limited to the relevant topic or workers’ compensation fraud.
  • The use of vulgar, offensive, threatening or harassing language is prohibited.
  • Political statements, including comments that endorse or oppose political candidates or ballot issues, are prohibited.
  • Promotion or advertisement of services is prohibited.
  • Posts containing allegations of fraud are prohibited. To report fraud, please use our online fraud allegation form at http://bit.ly/reportfraud or call our fraud hotline at 1-800-OHIOBWC.
  • WordPress users who repeatedly violate this policy may be permanently banned from posting to SID’s WordPress blog.
  • Posts to SID’s WordPress blog are public records. Your WordPress name and post will be collected and archived.
  • Communications made through SID’s WordPress blog will in no way constitute a legal or official notice to BWC, SID or any official or employee of BWC for any purpose. For example, a post or comment that asks that BWC provide public records will not be considered a public records request. A post that attempts to appeal a BWC order or decision will not be considered a valid or timely appeal. A post or comment related to a proposed agency rule will not be considered by the agency. For assistance on these issues, please call us at 1-800-OHIOBWC.

SID WordPress blog’s acceptable use policy is subject to amendment or modification at any time.

Questions or concerns regarding the SID WordPress blog should be directed to SID’s social media team at: sidsocialmedia@bwc.state.oh.us.


The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) and the Special Investigations Department (SID) is not associated with any of the outside websites linked to on SID’s WordPress blog, and we don’t endorse them.

Reference to any specific commercial products, processes or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public and does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by BWC, SID or its employees.

Information from external news sources or websites that you access from SID’s WordPress blog may be subject to copyright and licensing rules and you should check directly with sources before distributing such content.

When you select a link to an outside website, you are leaving the SID’s WordPress blog and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of that site. BWC and SID are not responsible for transmissions users receive from external websites.

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