Scott Heiberger, National Farm Medicine Center, shared with us the top three causes of injuries, safety prevention strategies and resources to learn more.
People should avoid working outdoors when it is hot. That advice doesn’t always work for farmers.Take these precautions to avoid a heat-related illness.
Been Farming Long? If not, you’re at high risk for injury. Men and women who’ve been farming less than 10 years are at high risk for injury because agriculture is one of the most dangerous industries in the U.S.
Summer time means fair time! County fairs offer fun and entertainment for all ages and backgrounds! To ensure you and your family have a fun-filled and enjoyable experience at the fair, we encourage you to keep a few things in mind:
One of the first responsibilities children are often given on the farm include handling the animals. Make sure they follow animal handling safety tips.
There are risks with just about every chore on a farm--and milking animals is no different.