September 17-23, 2023 has been designated as National Farm Safety & Health Week by the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety. This event is intended to raise awareness of critical areas of safety and health specific to farmworkers and the hazards they face. Areas of focus for this year’s National Farm Safety & Health Week include Equipment and Rural Roadway Safety, General Health and Wellness, Confined Spaces and more.
Worker safety training and awareness is an important part of developing and maintaining a positive workplace safety culture. Employees should be appropriately trained to recognize potential hazards and know how to report and/or correct them immediately.
Safety is everyone’s responsibility!
For more helpful information or workplace safety training, please contact Western Growers Insurance Services.
Western Growers Insurance Services is a full-service insurance brokerage offering a suite of insurance products and tailored risk management solutions to agribusiness and related industry members. For more information or assistance, please contact Ken Cooper, Director Risk Strategy for Western Growers Insurance Services, at KCooper@wgis.com.