Monthly Archives: June 2015

Fireworks safety – what you need to know before the 4th!

Our friends at the National Council on Fireworks Safety put together some great safety tips for the upcoming holiday. Celebrate responsibly. Obey all local laws regarding the use of fireworks. Know your fireworks; read the cautionary labels and performance descriptions … Continue reading

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Tractor Safety Tips!

A message from the Farm Safety For Just Kids staff…

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Storm season upon us – farmers take shelter! #LightningSafety

Farmers are among the most likely to get struck by lightning while working outdoors. Tractors, grain bins, and augers are usually imperative to a farm operation but are also great objects for lightning to strike leading to injury and sometimes … Continue reading

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Sun safety while driving tractors

If you are driving a tractor without a cab on it, you are exposed to the hot ┬ásun and need to take a few precautions. Wear hats with wide brims that cover the face, neck, and ears Cover as much … Continue reading

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Avian Influenza PPE Guidelines

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Know the risks of a wildfire on your farm

How safe is your farm from a wildfire? Wildfires are common in many states across the country and should be seen as a great risk to farmers. Michigan State University Extension suggests farmers be a little more proactive at reducing … Continue reading

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