Most people take for granted the amount of stress their houses, barns and buildings endure in the winter months. Protect your buildings from snow loads!
Scott Heiberger, National Farm Medicine Center, shared with us the top three causes of injuries, safety prevention strategies and resources to learn more.
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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.
What would happen in your community if someone became engulfed in grain while working in a grain bin? Both engulfment and entrapment can occur within just 4 or 5 seconds and an individual can be submerged to the point where they’re unable to free themselves. Be prepared!
Along with the warmer weather and longer days however comes the threat of severe weather. Learn how to utilize mobile technology to prepare for severe weather.
Whether your farm has one building or several, keeping them well-kept and safe is important for everyone on the farm. Make your farm a safe place. After all, the safer the farm, the more it’ll thrive.
Keeping buildings safe and clean will help prevent accidents and provide a better working environment for employees. Learn More!
Protect yourself, your building, your equipment and your livestock from the damage snow loads can cause during the winter.