Category Archives: Tractors

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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Can you crack the code? – #FSHW14

Try your hand at a secret safety code! #TractorSafety #FSHW14

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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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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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16 rotations per second…

PTOs operate by turning at speeds of 9 or 16 rotations per second depending on the gear you are in. This speed makes the PTO shaft very dangerous especially when there is no guard or shields present. The spinning of … Continue reading

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Transporting Machinery

Each year, incidents involving tractors and other farm machinery occur on public roads causing death and injury to those involved. Not to mention the untold costs in damage to equipment. The roads can be a dangerous place for farm and … Continue reading

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Tractor Snow Blower Safety

Practicing safety while using a tractor snow blower can mean the difference between a trip to the emergency room and just another day’s work. The following tips will keep you safe and help you finish the job. Know your machine … Continue reading

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Does color really matter?

So, when it comes to tractors, what do you prefer? Red paint or green paint? Or perhaps yellow or blue? The age old question and controversial conversation of which tractor is better will never rest. For me there is no … Continue reading

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