Your safety while working in or around the farm is of utmost importance to us. We want to ensure you are taking the necessary precautions whenever possible to keep you, your family and coworkers safe – your health, wellbeing and lives depend on it.
It only takes a second for a tragedy to happen. Taking your time, keeping all guards in place, and avoiding shortcuts can be the difference from being healthy, injured or dead.
Safety pays in many ways. Your family, friends and fellow workers want you to be alive and healthy – and so do we.
In 2019 alone, Ohio had 468 Medical Only Claims with an average cost of approximately of $970 and 77 Lost Time Claims with an average cost of approximately $25,700.
We have outlined below some of the most common areas where agricultural and farm accidents occur, and tips on how to safely navigate tasks in these specific situations.