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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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Some beggar’s night advice…

Getting ready to take your little ghosts and goblins around town to collect candy they really don’t need, all in the name of fun? Good! You are in luck, we have some advice for you. – Make it a fun … Continue reading

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Seatbelts = PPE for everyone

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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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What should your kids do on the farm?

Wondering what your kids should do to help on the farm? Take a  look a the North American Guidelines for Children’s Agricultural Tasks (NAGCAT).  A truck load of information awaits you! Below are the 10 ten guidelines. Working with large animals Driving a … Continue reading

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Window safety & The Hannah Geneser Foundation

Did you know that 12 kids die annually from window falls and another 5,000 are injured? The Hannah Geneser Foundation is doing what they can to prevent more children from fatal falls in honor of their daughter Hannah, who passed … Continue reading

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Remote areas can lead to longer response times

The open space and distance of rural living can mean working in remote areas alone. If an accident happens, it may take time for someone to make the initial call for help. It also means it will take longer for … Continue reading

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Back to school they go

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 homework for days! Why not make sure your family gets … Continue reading

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Take caution while cleaning bins

If you have plans to clean out your grain bins in the coming weeks in preparation for harvest, remember that even if the bin is not full, your safety is still at risk! Depending on how wet the grain was … 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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