Florida: Farm Safety Seminar, Gainesville, March 16

🕔Mar 6, 2018A leading researcher in farmworker safety will keynote a seminar hosted by the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety at the University of Florida. The seminar will be […]

Manure Storage System Safety: Understanding the Risks

🕔Oct 23, 2017Are you at risk while pumping out your manure storage system? Without throwing out the “here’s your sign” card, the simple answer to the question posed in the title of […]

Iowa Harvest: Fire Prevention, Management Tips in Dry Fields

🕔Sep 14, 2017It’s always difficult to forecast weather, but if dry field conditions persist, potential for combine and field fires this fall could be a problem. All it takes is a single […]

Florida: Is Your Farm Hurricane-Ready? Preparation Checklists

🕔Sep 8, 2017Farmers in Florida worry every fall about potential damage from a hurricane.  Most of the media attention focuses on families in coastal communities, but not as much attention is provided […]

Grain Rescue Tubes And Nationwide Training Save Farmers’ Lives

🕔Sep 6, 2017Glenville, Minnesota Fire Chief Matt Webb was heading to work when he heard the 911 call come in over his pager. It was 9:53 a.m. on Aug. 8. A local […]

Illinois: Farm Progress Show to Feature Farm Safety, Decatur, Aug. 29-31

🕔Aug 2, 2017As important as it is to have the proper equipment in a farming operation, so is taking the proper measures to ensure health and safety while operating them. This year’s […]

Farm Safety: Top 10 Suggestions For Tractor Safety

🕔Jun 28, 2017Tractors are the primary source of work-related injuries on farms; nationally, nearly one-third of all farm work fatalities are tractor related. In recent years, June and July have been the […]

EPA and Texas Partner on Pesticide Safety

🕔Jun 28, 2017The EPA recently awarded $585,730 to the Texas Department of Agriculture to support a wide range of pesticide programs, including enforcement and outreach efforts. “At EPA, we are protecting the […]

Indiana: 2 Grain Dust Safety Workshops, June 21, 22

🕔Jun 7, 2017Purdue Extension workshops will help farmers and employees of grain handling facilities better understand how to prevent grain dust combustion and explosions. Funded by a grant from the Occupational Safety […]

Pesticide Safety: Gloves Are First Line of Defense

🕔May 3, 2017Pesticide handlers get by far the most exposure from pesticides on their hands and forearms. Research has shown that workers mixing pesticides received 85% of the total exposure on their […]

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