Drug-Free Safety Program Help Zone



Your helpful resource for navigating the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s Drug-Free Safety Program (DFSP).

Scroll down the page for links to DFSP checklists, forms and program guides. For more assistance, contact Safex at DFWP_Training@safex.us or 614.890.0800, ext. 7.

DFSP Changes

Program Changes Effective July 1, 2023

Ohio BWC Drug-Free Safety Program Comparable Level employers are now required to complete one hour of employee education and an additional hour of supervisor training each year vs. the previous one-time ever requirement.

The BWC issued a DFSP Overview of all levels, including changes for the 2023-2024 program year around education/training requirements, Training of Trainers material, and new enrollees on the approved contractor list. Watch the BWC’s 1 hour webinar on the DFSP Changes including frequently asked questions from June 2023.

Not sure what to do or how to do it? Just want to get some guidance on the requirements? Give our Drug-Free Workplace Training Consultants a call at 614-890-0800 ext. 7 or send an email to DFWP_Training@safex.us.

Safex in an approved provider of the Ohio BWC Drug-Free Safety Program and our trainers meet the qualified substance professional credentials. Check out our education and training opportunities.



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Enrollment Form (U-140)
Blank template: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/downloads/blankpdf/U-140.pdf
Electronic form: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/employer/forms/dfsp/u140/default.aspx


Safety Management Self-Assessment (SH-26)
Blank template: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/downloads/blankpdf/SH-26.pdf
Electronic form: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/employer/forms/SafetyMgtSelfAssessment/Default.aspx


Accident Report (DFSP-1)
Blank template: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/downloads/blankpdf/DFSP-1.pdf
Electronic form: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/employer/forms/dfsp/accidentreport/default.aspx


Accident Analysis Training (free through BWC)
BWC Online Safety Courses Page: https://info.bwc.ohio.gov/for-employers/safety-and-training/safety-education/online-safety-courses
BWC Learning Center: https://www.bwclearningcenter.com/idserv/login/login?signin=09eba9940f9d17528694176f767d0600


Annual Report – Basic and Advanced levels (DFSP-3)
Sample: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/downloads/blankpdf/DFSP-3Sample.pdf
Blank template, last 4 pages of packet: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/downloads/blankpdf/dfspselfimplementationworkbook.pdf
Electronic form: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/employer/forms/dfsp/annualreport3/default.aspx


Annual Report – Comparable level (DFSP-4)
Sample: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/downloads/blankpdf/DFSP-4Sample.pdf
Blank template, last 3 pages of packet: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/downloads/blankpdf/ConstructionDrugFreeGuide.pdf
Electronic form: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/employer/forms/dfsp/annualreport4/default.aspx


Safety Action Plan (DFSP-5)
Blank template: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/downloads/blankpdf/DFSP-5.pdf
Electronic form: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/employer/forms/dfsp/actionplan/default.aspx