Tag Archives: tractor

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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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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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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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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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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Farm Safety and Health Day for Children and Youth

Agriculture is one of the few (if not the only) industries where the work place is the same as the home. Kids don’t live on the construction site or at the mine, but they live on the farm. For that … Continue reading

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Safety is a two-way street

Spring has arrived! And with it comes farmers eager to get into the fields. A drive through the country proves it. Tractors are shuffling discs and anhydrous ammonia between fields. At this point even planters are bouncing around in fields … Continue reading

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