Staying Safe on the Farm – #GBSW14

Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Company and Iowa FFA Foundation invite you to attend Staying Safe on the Farm. This FREE, informal, educational event uses practical demonstrations from industry experts to provide important safety information on the main hazards found on the farm.

Event Details:

What:   Staying Safe on the Farm

When:   Monday, February 24, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CT

Where:   FFA Enrichment Center

Des Moines Area Community College – Ankeny Campus

1055 SW Prairie Trail Parkway

Ankeny, IA 50023

Demonstrations and safety presentation will address the following topics:

  • Grain bin hazards, engulfment and rescue
  • Manure pit hazards and safe-entry procedures
  • Implement and driver safety
  • Anhydrous ammonia (NH3) safe-handling requirements and industry concerns
  • Grain dust explosions
  • Auger hazards and safe-work practices

Featured Speaker: Bill Chizek, Director of Safety, Heartland Co-op

Visit www.grainbinsafetyweek.com for more information! #GBSW14

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About Farm Safety For Just Kids

Farm Safety For Just Kids is a non-profit organization devoted to promoting a safe farm environment to prevent health hazards, injuries, and fatalities to rural children and youth. We produce and distribute educational materials addressing various dangers commonly found in the rural environment. Farm Safety For Just Kids is supported by a chapter network of grassroots volunteers located throughout the United States and Canada. The organization also has part-time outreach coordinators in several states. Chapters, outreach coordinators, and volunteers conduct educational programs to raise awareness about safety and health issues affecting their communities.
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