Safe maintenance can go a long way to preventing combine fires.
Some Pennsylvania youth, through FFA and 4-H, are learning about farm safety and health in a unique way.
The Penn State Agricultural Safety and Health Program has developed a 62-page best practices manual to help biomass producers proactively address hazards and risk in biomass operations.
The FFA and 4-H teams will compete on January 13, 2016.
Come visit the Ag Safety and Health area at the 2016 Keystone Farm Show in York, PA on January 5 – 7, 2016.
Ice is a complex formation and its strength involves factors such as temperature and temperature fluctuations, precipitation, wind, wave action, water depth, natural springs, water quality, and obstacles protruding through the ice.
Winter Safety Tips
The Safety in Agriculture for Youth (SAY) Project hosted a booth at the 2015 National FFA Convention and Expo in Louisville, Kentucky.
The International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health (ISASH) is supporting the next generation of safety and health professionals by offering 10 scholarships in the amount of $500 each to attend its June 2016 conference in Lexington, Ky.
2015 Quiz Bowl Semifinal Results
Recently within a three week period, a father and son in both Wisconsin and Iowa perished in swine facility manure pit incidents.
Continued Support Saves Lives
Planning a safety day camp or safety activity? Penn State Ag Safety and Health Program has interactive demonstrations and simulators available.
Visitors to the Farm Safety Demonstration Area at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 18-20, can learn how to reduce risk of injury while operating skid-steer machines.
PA Farm Fatalities Report.
Did you know that there is an expiration date on tires?
Blue Ribbon Winners will be awarded at the ASABE Annual International meeting in New Orleans in July
Practices and policies which can prevent an incident.
Through the partnership of Penn State Extension and the financial support from Farm Family Insurance Co., Westfield Insurance, Land O’Lakes Inc., AgChoice Farm Credit and other donors, the 100th ROPS in Pennsylvania was installed through the ROPS Retrofit Program. The addition of an aftermarket ROPS and use of an appropriate seat belt protects the tractor operator in the event of a tractor rollover.
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