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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OSHA's Fall Prevention Campaign

by Julia Chow —
September 28, 2012

Falls are the leading cause of death in construction. In 2010, there were 264 fall fatalities (255 falls to lower level) out of 774 total fatalities in construction.

Falls can be prevented and lives can be saved through three simple steps:

1. Plan

2. Provide

3. Train

Visit http://www.osha.gov/stopfalls/index.html for more information.

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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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OSHA's October News Release (GRAIN)

by Landon Hertel —
November 21, 2011

Every month, as part of public record, OSHA releases information regarding who they have fined or sited and why.  This information should help us all get a better understanding of how we can increase our safety at the work place as well as what OSHA is focussing on in Texas.  Please take the time to read every article we post, as it could make a huge difference in how you do things.

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