The two-year project is supported by a $600,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
The best agricultural safety videos are one click away on the new YouTube channel, “U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers”
The Fall season brings with it many harvest festival type activities.
Safety Reminders about Harvesting Corn
Tragedy Averted…This Time. Accident Highlights Risks of Toxic Gasses on Farms
Agricultural Vehicles Including: Citations to the PA Vehicle Code (“PVC”) PA Transportation Regulations (“67 Pa. Code”) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (“49 CFR”)
The University of Wisconsin Extension has worked with local government and private business owners to attempt to reduce road damage from large equipment.
Berwick Health and Wellness Fund of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation donations making a difference.
The Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America (ASHCA) is hosting the 2013 North American Agricultural Safety Summit in Minneapolis on September 25 – 27.
The demonstrations will be located at the Farm Safety Demonstration Area at the end of West 8th Street. Ag Progress Day will be August 13 – 15, 2013
New Manual Available to Help Organize Your Safe Tractor Operation Workshop. The Pennsylvania State University’s Agricultural Safety and Health Program just released a new manual designed to assist agricultural producers, employers, and other experiences operators organize and conduct a hands-on safe tractor driving workshop.
NSTMOP is a comprehensive program that was originally designed for youth seeking employment and required agricultural safety and health training.
The 2012 Farm and Agricultural Fatalities data is now available.
Children drown swiftly and silently. Supervision is key to prevent drownings.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released two farm safety reports on May 30, 2013. These reports were conducted by NASS for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to better understand hazardous exposures on agricultural operations and agricultural-related injuries to adults working on farms.
Extension Briefs for the College of Agricultural Sciences
Where can you find the ROPS to fit your tractor?
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a set of safety principles related to sweep auger safety.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A narrowly averted farm tragedy this month has a farm safety expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences renewing his warning about the dangers of toxic gases emanating from manure-storage facilities.
Recognizing the need for formalized agricultural safety and health education for agricultural workers, Penn State has developed an online certificate course that helps to identify and control hazards common to farms and other rural-related businesses.