Workers Comp Meeting Scheduled for March 12 and 26

Hamilton, Montgomery, Preble & Warren County Farm Bureaus will host


March 12

9 am- Noon

Janet Clemons Center

282 N. Fair Ave. Hamilton, Ohio

RSVP by: March 9


And if you are unable to attend, there will be another meeting in Eaton Ohio on

March 26

9 am – Noon

Grace Lutheran Church

111 Lutheran Dr. Eaton, Ohio

RSVP by:  March 18



In this class you will learn from how to work safely around a grain bin and it will provide you with innovative rescue techniques to use around the farm should an accident occur.  Each year, needless injuries and deaths occur to farmers, family members and farm employees. It is necessary to educate the agricultural community so they will be able to react appropriately in the event of an accident until emergency responders can arrive on the scene.  The overall objective is to identify the hazards associated with grain handling, transport, and storage and reduce the associated risks through education efforts.  Lieutenant David Bushelman from the Lynchburg Area Joint Fire and Ambulance District and Captain Mathew Carey from Monroe Township Fire Department will be our guest speakers.

David Bushelman

Lieutenant Lynchburg Area Joint Fire and Ambulance District Over 25 years as a firefighter / EMT- Farm Rescue Certification, Grain Bin Rescue Certification. Life time farmer, Highland County Farm Bureau Trustee. Deputy Highland County Sheriff’s Office. Highland County Grain Bin Rescue Team


Matthew A. Carey

is a fourteen year veteran of the fire service. He is currently serving as the Unit 3 Captain of Monroe Township. Captain Carey is responsible for all EMS aspects of the department and oversees all the FIRE and EMS training. Carey is the IAFF union president of Monroe Township Professional Firefighters local 4887 and a founding member of the Southeast Clermont County EMS collaborative.  Matthew Carey also currently works part time for the City of Franklin as a Lieutenant. 

Captain Carey was raised in a small agricultural community located in central Ohio. Growing up the oldest of four children, the Fire service is the family business. His father was a firefighter/EMT growing up and currently both of his brothers also work full time in FIRE/EMS. Matt’s early career was spent working for Morrow County EMS as a full time EMS lieutenant. He also worked for Mount Gilead Fire Department, The City of Worthington, and Berlin Township Fire.

Matthew Carey holds certifications as a FFII, Paramedic, Fire Inspector, EMS Instructor, Fire Instructor, Wildland Fire card, Fire Officer, STICO initial fire company tactics, Blue card Fire command and numerous NIMS certifications.   

Matthew was also active in FFA and 4-H while growing up. He Grew up in Mount Gilead Ohio.


Your attendance at this seminar will meet your 2015 requirement as outlined in your agreement to

 participate in the Comp Management/OFBF Group Rating Workers’ Compensation Program.

 Light refreshments for the meeting will be provided.

If you have not already made your reservation, please contact the County Farm Bureau. Please have your Workers’ Comp Identification number with you when you register at the meeting. 



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