Tag Archives: farm safety

Keep kids safe on the farm! #FSHW15

Each year, hundreds of these children die and thousands are injured on the farm where they live, work and play. Children are vulnerable to many of the same hazards as adults who live or work on farms, but they are … Continue reading

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Don’t forget about your health! #FSHW15

It’s easy to take your lungs for granted. The lungs take a gas that your body needs to get rid of (carbon dioxide) and exchanges it for a gas that your body needs (oxygen). Within the rural environment, there are … Continue reading

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A better way to do things, ergonomics matters!

Let me first start with the definition of ergonomics if you are not familiar. Ergonomics is the study of people’s efficiency in their work environment. So if farmer Fred gets shooting back pains when he lifts a 5-gallon bucket to … Continue reading

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#GrainSafety – Rules to Prevent Injury

With today’s high-capacity loading and unloading systems, people are helpless in flowing grain within seconds. Workers also may be trapped in grain when a horizontal bridge of crusted grain collapses or in the avalanche of a vertical grain wall inside … Continue reading

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Play Area Safety

Children are vulnerable to many of the same hazards as adults who live, visit or work on farms, but they are less capable of understanding the dangers. Although parents cannot completely child-proof a farm, they can make it as safe … Continue reading

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#GrainSafety – Demonstration Idea

Looking for a new way to talk about grain safety in the classroom, at your next safety event, or just at home with the kids? Grain engulfment can sometimes be a complicated idea to grasp for young ones. Conduct the demonstration … Continue reading

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#GrainSafety – Tips for farmers

Marketing Director, Tracy Schlater and Marketing Assistant, Traci Tiernan have a message for you about grain safety!

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