Scott Heiberger, National Farm Medicine Center, shared with us the top three causes of injuries, safety prevention strategies and resources to learn more.
Children on the Farm
Every year, thousands of childre are treated for lawn mower-related injuries. Don’t let a split-second accident impact your child forever. Learn More!
An increasingly popular agritourism activity – providing corn or other grains for children to play in – raises safety concerns. Here's why...
Inviting the public onto a farm site results in some degree of liability. Make sure you are properly covered for your agritourism venture. Learn more here.
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.
Proposals are now being accepted by the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety for grants up to $20,000 to support small-scale projects and pilot studies that address prevention of childhood agricultural disease and injury. Application deadline is August 20, 2018.
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.
“Do I really need to go inside this grain bin?” That’s the first question farmers should ask before taking the risk of working inside a grain bin. If entering a bin is absolutely necessary, implementing grain bin entry safety practices will reduce the risk of injury or death.