AgriComp — AgriBusiness Worker's Compensation Safety Group

AgriComp is a workers’ compensation safety group that was created in 1996 and is offered through Texas Mutual Insurance. This group allows many diverse agriculture businesses in Texas to financially benefit by pooling their insurance coverage under one carrier and benefit because of their common association.


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Grain Entrapment

by Landon Hertel —
April 19, 2012

Why did OSHA crack down on the grain industry in 2011?  What has changed since they habe put their focus on us?  Take a look at the link below to see what has happened regarding grain entrapment.

http://www.grainnet.com/pdf/GrainEntrapmentSummary2011.pdf

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Travis Clark From OSHA Speaks

by Landon Hertel —
April 19, 2012

Travis Clark, an OSHA compliance officer spoke at the Texas Grain and feed convention.  This is an audio recording of his lecture as well as some Q&A.  If you are in the Grain and Feed industry, this is a must listen.

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Slowly But Surely

by Landon Hertel —
February 21, 2012

Well folks, it is starting to happen.  We are slowly but surely getting enough rain to help us get out of this drought.  If the rain can just keep coming things could be looking up soon enough.  Below there is a link for an animation of the last 12 weeks.  Take a look.

12 Week drought animation

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Drought Recovery

by Landon Hertel —
December 16, 2011

As we all know 2011 held one of the worst droughts on record.  Over the last several months we have begun to see some rain across the state.  We hope the rain will be enough to not only take us out of drought conditions, but to replenish our reservois, aquifers and stock tanks.  Take a look at the link below.  If you stay on the link you will see the slow transition as we begin to recover from the drought.

drought animation

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Osha November News Release

by Landon Hertel —
December 16, 2011

We all know that Osha is coming down pretty hard on the grain industry, as evident from last months citations on several companies in Texas.  Luckily, the month of November yielded zero citations for the grain industry.  Let's hope that losses are few and we all stay safe for 2012.  Hope everyone has a safe and Merry Christmas!

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