Category Archives: Equipment

Tractor Safety! #FSHW15

Tractor Safety is an important topic. Day 5 of Farm Safety and Health week is focused on tractors and educating the public of the dangers and risks. Download the PDF below and to help start a conversation between you and your … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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ROPS

Despite the work that has been done over the past decades to improve farm safety, each year hundreds of farmers die and many more are injured in tractor accidents across the nation. We could lower the rate of fatalities by … Continue reading

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Lightning risk high for farmers

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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