Tag Archives: equipment

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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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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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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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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Consider a no-rider policy!

Do you remember riding in the tractor when you were little? Was there an instructional seat in the cab with a seat belt? If not, your safety was at risk. Here at Farm Safety For Just Kids we go by … Continue reading

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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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Grain Safety

Have you seen a grain entrapment rescue demonstration or witnessed the rescue first hand? Some fire and rescue teams are equipped with the right equipment and some may not be. Even if they are, it doesn’t take long to get … Continue reading

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Rural Roadway Safety

Did you know only 19% of people in the United States live in rural areas but over half of the traffic fatalities take place there? With this kind of a statistic it is imperative that we slow down and take … Continue reading

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Careers in farm safety: For-profit companies

First up on our tour of careers in farm safety, we’re going to talk about for-profit companies. Safety spans every business of agriculture. Full disclosure, I have limited experience in some most of these. It’s also impossible to cover every … Continue reading

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