Content tagged "emergency response safety"

Basic First Aid

Ag Safety and Health Updated: November 03, 2014

(First Aid Symbol. Source: Connecticut Department of Developmental Services)Farm and ranch owners and managers, as well as family members working on a farm...

Emergency Response and Safety Videos

Ag Safety and Health Updated: October 17, 2014

Connecting the Cloud to the Field (2013)3:53 minutes 

Lightning Safety

Ag Safety and Health Updated: October 01, 2014

(Source: Georgia Farm Bureau)Lightning and thunderstorms typically occur during the spring and summer months. As human beings, we are great conductors of...

Lightning Protection Systems

Ag Safety and Health Updated: October 01, 2014

(Source: School for Champions)Lightning protection systems are recommended for all barns to reduce the risk of damage sustained from a lightning strike....

Preventing Fires in Baled Hay and Straw

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 04, 2014

(Source: Pennsylvania State University. Agricultural Safety and Health)Most hay fires occur within the first six weeks after baling. Understanding the causes...

Silo Fire Prevention and Management

Ag Safety and Health Updated: July 07, 2014

Because the ingredients needed for a fire to occur are present in silos, agricultural producers who have silos should take steps to minimize the likelihood...

PAgricultural Rescue Training

Ag Safety and Health Updated: February 17, 2014

(Source: Pennsylvania State University. Agricultural Safety and Health)Recognizing the importance of agricultural rescue training and the lack of such...

First Aid Kits for Production Agriculture

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 12, 2013

Most farms and ranches require multiple first aid kits due to the many types of jobs and the dispersed areas of work in a production agriculture operation....

Farm Family Emergency Response Program

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 11, 2013

The Farm Family Emergency Response Program provides awareness training for individuals living or working on farms or ranches and outlines basic responses and...

Basic CPR

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 11, 2013

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life-saving technique that is useful in many types of emergency situations. Although this article describes basic...

Confined Spaces: Emergencies and Rescue

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 11, 2013

Entering a confined-space manure storage area can be deadly. Farm and ranch managers, family members, and employees must have a complete understanding of...

Emergency Response and Preparedness Publications

Ag Safety and Health Updated: March 25, 2013

 

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