Protecting Ohioans in agriculture

By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer Agriculture has always been a critical component of Ohio’s economy and one of the state’s major industries for employment. According to the National Safety Council, agriculture is also the most hazardous industry in the country. Each day, almost 100 agriculture workers in the U.S. suffer a lost-time work … Continue reading Protecting Ohioans in agriculture

Driverless Vehicles – Rapid Changes Ahead

By Kendra DePaul, BWC Other States Coverage Manager Originally published in the May 2017 American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF) Newsletter Transportation-related incidents continue to be the leading cause of fatal workers’ compensation injuries. So the buzz about autonomous vehicles has caught the attention of the industry. The hope is that by automating certain … Continue reading Driverless Vehicles – Rapid Changes Ahead