Three scenarios drivers and farmers should know how to handle are passing an IOH, left-hand turns and braking distance at intersections. Learn More!
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.
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!
“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.
Spring is here which means one thing for farmers: it’s time to hit the fields. Tractors and other implements of husbandry (IOH) are allowed to operate on Wisconsin roadways but are often large and slow-moving which can cause confusion for drivers sharing the roads.