Category Archives: Accidents

Looking for free road safety activities?

We have plenty to share! See the links below for puzzles, coloring pages, and activities all related to rural road safety. Crossword Puzzle Window Boxes Bingo Dominos Word Find Coloring Page Rural Road Solution

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Corn Corners – #FSHW14

Be cautious around corn corners! We urge you to be cautions around intersections near corn fields this harvest season. If the corn is still in the field it can restrict your view of oncoming traffic. Slow down while coming to … Continue reading

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Fire & Rescue Departments – Will they save you?

We often talk about grain entrapment situations and how to avoid them or who to call if help is needed, but how helpful will your fire department and paramedics actually be? In some instances the best fire departments get called to … Continue reading

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Grain safety from Kaitlyn

Written by Kaitlyn Kerr, 2014 Indiana Outreach Coordinator As county and state fairs wind down for the summer, kids are packing their new backpacks up, as they get ready to start another year of school. School time means one thing … Continue reading

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Some kids stick with me.

I’ve worked for Farm Safety For Just Kids for four years. The week I started a little boy fell from a tractor and went through a sod cutter. Recalling his story still makes the hair on the back of my … Continue reading

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Talk to your kids about ATV safety!

Have you talked to your kids about ATV safety lately? With the weather finally turning and a busy farm season ahead of us, today would be a great time to do it! ATV incidents account for a good number of farm … Continue reading

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Lone Working – From Safety Revolution

The following content was written by Rob Gibbs from Safety Revolution. “Safety Revolution is a leading specialist in Health & Safety and Human Resource Consultancy established to assist Farms, Estates, Contractors and Equine operations throughout the UK.” It is likely … Continue reading

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Trevor’s Story

Our National Youth Safety Spokesperson, Trevor Hoff shares his story below. Trevor knows how important safety on the farm is and has the scars to prove it…

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Crash App Possible in Farm Machinery?

Wouldn’t it be nice to know if something happened to your family member while they were working in the field acres away from the house? The answer, yes! A company in Spain has developed a new electric scooter that connects … Continue reading

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Four year old involved in severe farm accident

According to the Mansfield News Journal: FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — A 4-year-old boy is in fair condition at Akron Children’s Hospital after being severely injured by a manure spreader Saturday night. Sgt. Don Zehner, of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department, said … Continue reading

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