Monthly Archives: August 2014

Window safety & The Hannah Geneser Foundation

Did you know that 12 kids die annually from window falls and another 5,000 are injured? The Hannah Geneser Foundation is doing what they can to prevent more children from fatal falls in honor of their daughter Hannah, who passed … Continue reading

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Get your tractor safety puzzles here!

In case you haven’t found them on our website, we have linked all of our tractor safety activities and puzzles below. You may be prompted to enter some information before given access, but that will only happen once and is … Continue reading

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What kind of farm do you live on?

To better serve you and just because we are curious, will you help us out? We want to know what you grow on your farm. Click here to answer! Thanks!

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Proximity shut-off possible for farm equipment?

A company called Little Feet Safety Systems has created a device they believe will decline the number of childhood lawn mower injuries. According to them, 300,000 lawn mowing accidents occur annually. Little Feet Safety Systems has created a device that interacts with a … Continue reading

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Remote areas can lead to longer response times

The open space and distance of rural living can mean working in remote areas alone. If an accident happens, it may take time for someone to make the initial call for help. It also means it will take longer for … Continue reading

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Back to school they go

New supplies – Check.   New clothes – Check.  New safety habits – Check. A new school year brings a new routine filled with early morning bus rides, afterschool activities, and homework for days! Why not make sure your family gets … Continue reading

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Potential exposure for detasseling crew

When do you know if you have been exposed to farm chemicals? A recent Iowa news article highlighted a group of youth that were in a field detasseling corn and could smell the chemicals being applied in the field next … Continue reading

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