Tag Archives: farm machinery

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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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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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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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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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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