Monthly Archives: June 2013

Dangers of working in the heat

Farming is hard work. Combine the physical labor with the heat of summer and you have a recipe for danger. Heat exhaustion and stroke are scary and can be deadly. Keep a close eye on everyone working on your farm … Continue reading

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Outreach coordinators available for presentations

Guess what? If you’re planning a farm safety event and need a presenter, we may be able to help! Farm Safety For Just Kids has nine outreach coordinators available to do farm safety presentations for FREE to any group or organization thanks … Continue reading

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Prevent hearing loss among kids

The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) sponsors It’s a Noisy Planet. Protect Their Hearing. This national public education campaign is designed to increase awareness among parents of children ages 8 to 12 about the causes and prevention … Continue reading

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Safe summer play areas

Children are vulnerable to many of the same hazards as adults who live, visit or work on farms, but they are less capable of understanding the dangers. With many schools breaking for summer vacation, kids spend more time on the … Continue reading

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