Ohio BWC

Provided by Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation

Did you know Ohio has a low workplace incident rate for injury and illness compared to surrounding states? Ohio employers have a wonderful culture in taking safety seriously. Those working in Ohio’s agriculture industry continue to make safety a top priority, and the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation is a strong partner in safety, offering three main ways to help. 

Safety Consulting Services

BWC’s free safety consulting services link Ohio employers with a safety and health professional who will work to help reduce the risk of workplace injuries and illnesses. These consultants are available to help every Ohio employer in every industry and many specialize in the unique challenges faced by the agriculture industry. All services are offered at no cost to employers. Consultations can potentially reduce your workers’ compensation costs. Plus, scheduling a safety consultation is one of the best ways to prevent workplace injury before it happens.

Training and Education

BWC has a video library with over 600 safety and hygiene classes. Businesses can also register for virtual training center classes through the BWC online learning center. A wealth of knowledge, free training and educational resources are available for your agricultural business.

Safety Intervention Grants

Safety grants are available for a variety of business needs, including helping employers purchase equipment to substantially reduce or eliminate injuries, promoting a drug-free workplace and more. View the list of current grant opportunities available.

Workers in the agriculture industry face unique safety challenges. That’s why it’s important to have a partner that’s got you covered. How can Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation help you prevent workplace injuries and illnesses? Visit bwc.ohio.gov or call 866-569-7805 for more information.

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. We’ve got you covered.

Established in 1912, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation is the exclusive provider of workers’ compensation insurance in Ohio, serving 249,000 public and private employers. With nearly 1,600 employees and assets of approximately $25 billion, BWC is one of the largest state-run insurance systems in the United States. For more, visit bwc.ohio.gov.


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