Ohio’s agriculture industry accounts for one in eight jobs in the state. It takes many families, individuals and partners working together to bring safe and affordable food to the tables of Ohio consumers. From those working in the fields to those working along the various supply chains of agriculture production, there’s plenty of room for accidents to happen.
Thankfully, Ohio’s agriculture industry has a great record in taking safety seriously. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Division of Safety and Hygiene works hard to make sure our agriculture industry is covered. Here’s a quick video that highlights all the ways your agriculture business can work with Ohio BWC to ensure your workplace remains safe and secure.
Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation can be a strong partner in helping you keep your agriculture business and employees protected. Visit bwc.ohio.gov or call 800-644-6292 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.
Nearly 1 in 6 workplace accidents in Ohio are related to slips, trips, and falls. Ohio BWC provided a list of winter safety reminders to ensure your agricultural work family stays safe and protected all winter long.
Safety Intervention Grants are available to provide financial assistance toward the purchase of equipment to sustainably reduce or eliminate injuries and illness associated with a particular task or operation.