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Provided by Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
The return of hot summer days may have you longing for more people to help keep your work environment cool, calm and safe. When it comes to keeping your employees safe, Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation can help with resources to improve safety practices at your agricultural business from the ground up.
Those who are BWC policy holders are specifically invited to take advantage of free safety consultation services. Safety consultations are highly recommended for all types of agricultural businesses, including small family farms, industrial agriculture operations, food production, food service or other agribusiness operations. These consultations may often result in improved efficiency, quality and productivity. Participating in the free program is a win-win for your business and its employees.
During a safety consultation, a safety and health professional will help you identify hazards associated with machinery, energy sources, material handling equipment, tools, work methods and your work environment, and work with you to develop cost-effective solutions to reduce the risk of injury or illness.
Depending on the size and complexity of your ag operation you might also benefit from one or more of these services:
If you’d like to request a safety consultation, you can either contact your local BWC service office, call 800-644-6292, or submit a request online. Please have your BWC policy number ready. A safety consultant will contact you within two business days.
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