Content tagged "general farm and ranch safety"

Safety in Agriculture for Youth

Ag Safety and Health Updated: October 31, 2014

Safety in Agriculture for Youth (SAY) is a grant project funded by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute for Food and Agriculture to...

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....

Play It Farm Safe: An Online Educational Game

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 16, 2014

(Source: University of Vermont Extension)University of Vermont Extension 4-H has developed an online educational game called “Play It Farm Safe.” The Play It...

Safety and Health Management Planning for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 11, 2014

(Source: Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences)Agriculture continues to be one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. A recently...

Job Instruction Training

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 09, 2014

Safety training is important in all workplaces, and production agriculture is no different. Think about all the equipment, processes, and tasks that workers...

Agricultural Safety and Health Mobile Apps

Ag Safety and Health Updated: July 24, 2014

Mobile apps—computer applications that run on mobile devices such as smartphones—can be educational, fun, and easy-to-use, and they can help users improve...

Tractor ROPS Run iOS and Android App

Ag Safety and Health Updated: June 20, 2014

 - iPhone/iPod Version - iPad Version - Android Version on Google PlayThe app Tractor ROPS Run reinforces some principles of safe tractor operation and the...

Chicken ROPS Run iOS and Android App

Ag Safety and Health Updated: June 20, 2014

  - iPhone/iPod/iPad Version - Android Version on Google PlayChicken ROPS Run is a fun and challenging arcade-style game with high-quality jet-pack-like game...

Cultivate Safety

Ag Safety and Health Updated: June 13, 2014

(Photo Source: National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety)Family farms and farm workers from multiple generations are common in...

General Farm and Ranch Safety Video Resources

Ag Safety and Health Updated: April 03, 2014

 Enhancing a Farm's Safety Culture, Productivity and Sustainability by using "On Farm Inspections" (2013)3:19 minutesFarm Safety Plan (2011)2:49...

Introduction to Agricultural Health and Safety

Ag Safety and Health Updated: February 17, 2014

(Photo Source: North Carolina State University)This free online course was created as part of the Cooperative Extension Curriculum Project (CECP) by the...

Integrating Safety into Agritourism

Ag Safety and Health Updated: February 17, 2014

   (Photo Source: National Children's Center for Rural & Agricultural Health and Safety)Farm and ranch operations continue to diversify by adding activities...

Job Safety Analysis

Ag Safety and Health Updated: February 17, 2014

(Source: Penn State University Ag Safety & Health)Every job has its hazards, but agricultural work consistently ranks as one of the most dangerous...

Fires in the Home: Prevention and Preparedness

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 11, 2013

A fire can happen anywhere and at any time in a home. Fires and burns are the main causes of accidental injury deaths at home, with older adults and small...

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