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A Guide to Teaching Safe Tractor Operation

Posted: March 30, 2017

The Agricultural Safety and Health Program just released a revised manual which was designed to assist agricultural producers, employers, and other experiences operators organize and conduct a hands-on safe tractor driving workshop.

This hands-on training manual is valuable as many new owners, operators, and workers are entering production agriculture, agricultural services, forestry, landscaping, golf course maintenance, and other occupations where agricultural tractors are used to complete tasks.

The manual is a comprehensive guide that provides information on the following topics:

  • Choosing instructors, tractors, machines and driving courses,
  • Instructional content,
  • Conducting training workshops, and
  • Performance Evaluation Forms

To request a copy of the manual in English please email agsafety@psu.edu.