Category Archives: Farm Safety

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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Confined Spaces in Agriculture – #FSHW15

Day 4 of Farm Safety & Heath Week is upon us! Today’s focus is on confined spaces, such as grain bins, an important topic considering fall harvest is just around the corner. Download the PDF below to teach your kids about the … Continue reading

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Rural Roadway Safety! #FSHW

Farm Safety & Health Week is finally here! Hooray! Today’s focus is on rural roadway safety, an important topic considering fall harvest is just around the corner. Download the PDF below to teach your kids about the dangers of rural … Continue reading

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No Extra Riders on ATVs

Most ATVs are built for one operator. ATV seats are large, but that’s to allow the driver room to move when turning corners or maneuvering terrain. It’s not designed for additional people to ride. An additional person’s weight alters the … Continue reading

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Safety in the show ring

Kansas State University Research and Extension developed a program to teach youth how to handle their show animals safely and without injury. The extensive program allows you to choose from six different animal categories. After selecting a category the user can choose to view … Continue reading

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Back to school they go

Originally posted on The Next Generation: Farm Safety and Health:
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…

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Are zero turn mowers a deathtrap waiting to happen?

Melvin Myers, a professor at Emory University, recently wrote an editorial about the importance of ROPS on zero turn mowers. In the article he argued that without ROPS this kind of mower is likely to become a deathtrap for it’s riders because … Continue reading

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Think About it! #TractorSafety

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PTO Safety

The power take-off (PTO) is a powerful and commonly used item on today’s farm. Used in the right way, a PTO transfers power from a tractor to other implements like augers, mowers, and choppers. Used in the wrong way, it … Continue reading

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