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Grove City is located in Franklin County, just south of Columbus and had a population of 35,575 as of the 2010 Census. Grove City has traditionally been a farming and manufacturing city, dating back to when it was founded in 1846 and officially incorporated as a city in 1959.
With agriculture and farming serving as one of the primary industries in Grove City, employers and workers must both ensure that they are in full compliance with federal laws and regulations. Here are some facts and statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) about workplace accidents in the agriculture industry:
- Tractor accidents on farms account for 44 percent of all tractor fatalities.
- Fruit farms are the most dangerous to work on in the agriculture industry, accounting 233 injuries per 1 million hours of work.
- It is important to be prepared to handle injuries, seeing as many rural areas with farming are a considerable distance from an emergency room.
- Farm accidents kill approximately 300 children annually.
There is more information on workplace accidents and workers comp available on our site. Please call our firm today at (614) 221-7548 or visit our website and fill out a contact form for a free consultation if you or someone you know has been injured on the job in the 43123 zip code or anywhere else in Ohio.
Did you know: In 2009, 440 workers were killed on the job.
Larrimer & Larrimer, LLC
—Columbus workers comp attorneys