OCTOBER 16,2017 | POSTED IN: WORKERS COMPENSATION
It’s that time of the year when Ohio gets busy harvesting the crops that feed our country throughout fall and winter. It is a time when many local farmers enjoy a boost in income as well as work hours, but if you aren’t careful, it can be a dangerous time of the year as well. To harvest crops, most farms use heavy, complex and often dangerous machines to get the job done. So, since there are no ways to avoid these hazards, here are some ways you can make your Ohio harvest season safer.
Understanding When You’re in Danger– There are often specific places, actions and times that leave farmers open to injury:
Actions that Can Prevent Injuries– Once you understand when and where you are in danger, you can take action to prevent on the farm accidents from happening:
These are just a few tips that can help you stay safe during the harvest season, but remember, there are many ways to be injured while working on the farm. If you can’t avoid injury, then contact an Ohio workers compensation lawyer and get your claim started right away. There are new rules governing the way claims are filed and treated here in Ohio, and an attorney can make sure you don’t fall afoul of these new regulations.
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