Agricultural Safety and Health

Safety resources include manure pits and silos, animal safety, machines and equipment, and farm emergency response training.

Program Spotlight

National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program
The National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program (NSTMOP) is a project of Hazardous Occupations Safety Training in Agriculture (HOSTA) for youth ages 14 and 15.

Agricultural Safety and Health News

New Biomass Safety Publication Available
April 27, 2017
Assessing Biomass Processing Fire Hazards and Community Fire Response Capabilities
2017 Childhood Agricultural Injuries Fact Sheet released
April 11, 2017
Every three days, a child dies in an agriculture-related incident
Ag Safety and Health Preparations Improve Worker Safety and Reduce Risk for Injury
April 11, 2017
Help make spring a safe and healthy planting season at your farm operation.
Ag Safety and Health, Springtime Preparations
April 6, 2017
Spring is one of the busiest times of the year on a farm and sometimes things are so busy that safety is not given the priority that it needs to keep everyone safe. Below are some ways to help improve safety and decrease the risk of injury at your farm operation.