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Orphan Well Program and Requirements for Becoming an Approved Bidder

What is an Orphan Well?

Orphan wells are old and abandoned oil and natural gas wells where no owner or responsible party can be found. These wells may be a hazard to the environment and your health and safety and they must be plugged.  The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is planning to plug approximately 175 wells this coming year.

Five Steps for Controlling Workers' Compensation Costs

If your facility is dealing with rising workers' compensation costs as a result of workplace accidents, it's time to take a new approach to safety.  The key to spending fewer dollars on workers' compensation is more than just stopping a few accidents; it requires a comprehensive safety program designed to continuously improve.  A safety program that is compliant with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards can yield significant savings by reducing injuries and illnesses