TOP 10 AGRIBUSINESS INSURANCE CLAIMS

So the top 10 AGRISBUSINESS claim are in: 1-Motor Vehicle Accidents... 2- Workers comp for disability or Death.. 3-Mis Application of Chemicals... 4-Slip, Fall or Injury... 5-Food Related Claim 6-Animal Caused Damage or bite.. 7- Glass Breakage... 8- Wind Damage.. 9- Hail or Lightning Damage.. 10- Fire Damage... The data can help pinpoint what is … Continue reading TOP 10 AGRIBUSINESS INSURANCE CLAIMS

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Study Shows Most People Are Spreading Dangerous Bacteria Around the Kitchen and Don’t Even Realize It

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2018 – A new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that when it comes to handwashing before meals, consumers are failing to properly clean their hands 97 percent of the time. Rushed handwashing can lead to cross-contamination of food and other surfaces, resulting in foodborne illness. “As a mother of … Continue reading Study Shows Most People Are Spreading Dangerous Bacteria Around the Kitchen and Don’t Even Realize It

OSHA CRYSTALLINE SILICA COMPLIANCE

OSHA on June 8, 2018 has issued the standard for enforcement of its CRYSTALLINE SILICA RULES. Enforcement starts June 23, 2018. WHAT IS CRYSTALLINE SILICA: Crystalline silica is a common mineral found in naturally occurring and man-made materials like stone or artificial stone countertops and sand. Amorphous silica, such as silica gel, is not crystalline … Continue reading OSHA CRYSTALLINE SILICA COMPLIANCE

U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties for Farm Supply Company For Operating Damaged Forklift at its Ohio Facility

  The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited a national farm supply company, for failing to maintain forklifts properly at its facility. The company faces proposed penalties of  up to $260,000. OSHA responded to complaints that they allowed employees to operate a damaged forklift, despite employees’ reports of faulty … Continue reading U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties for Farm Supply Company For Operating Damaged Forklift at its Ohio Facility

Spring Planting and Season Safety Practices

Happy Spring!!  It’s that time of the year again to start your spring planting.  Some farmers are already getting a jump on the season. This time of the year can be a hectic one for all farmers.  It is important to remember all safety practices before someone is injured in the fields.   Here is a … Continue reading Spring Planting and Season Safety Practices

OSHA VIOLATIONS INCREASE

Penalty amounts for workplace  safety and health violations by OSHA have increased for 2018. Each Willful and Repeat violation fine will be $129,336.00 Serious , other than serious and posting requirement fines will be $12,934.00 Failure to correct violations will be $12,935.00 for each day the condition continues. We can help you avoid these fines! … Continue reading OSHA VIOLATIONS INCREASE

OSHA GETS MUCH NEEDED FUNDING President’s 2019 Budget Represents Strong Commitment to Worker Safety

President Donald J. Trump’s fiscal year 2019 budget request for OSHA supports his continued efforts to assure safe and healthful jobs for the American people. “The President’s budget provides a fiscally responsible framework to advance the Department of Labor’s mission of ensuring all Americans have access to family-sustaining jobs,” said Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta. … Continue reading OSHA GETS MUCH NEEDED FUNDING President’s 2019 Budget Represents Strong Commitment to Worker Safety