Farm Emergency Training

Information on farm safety, including emergency training, first aid, handling chemical spills, confined space emergencies and pesticide safety. Demonstrations on PTO hazards, flowing grain, tractor and ATV stability and head, eye and foot protection.

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Participants learn rescue techniques during a demonstration at the 2018 South Central Task Force Homeland Security Conference in Harrisburg. Image: Stephen Brown
Farmer Saved Thanks to Rescuers Who Took Penn State Extension Training - News News
Farm emergency training provided by Penn State Extension is credited with saving a Pennsylvania farmer's life. More
2017 Pennsylvania Farm Fatal Injury Summary
2017 Pennsylvania Farm Fatal Injury Summary - Articles Articles

2017 Pennsylvania Farm Fatal Injury Summary

Michael Pate, Ph.D., Serap Gorucu, Douglas Schaufler, Ph.D., P.E.

Annual summaries of farm fatalities help identify hazards and risks associated with production agriculture. More
Small Engine Workshop
Small Engine Workshop - Workshops Workshops
Learn about small gasoline engine uses, operations, and maintenance. The workshop will focus on maintenance and troubleshooting typical problems of engine operation for small gasoline engines. More
Journal of Agromedicine “Leader in the Field” 2018: Dennis J. Murphy, PhD
Journal of Agromedicine “Leader in the Field” 2018: Dennis J. Murphy, PhD - News News
As a leader in agricultural safety and health, we can’t imagine anyone is more widely respected and deserving of this award than Dr. Dennis Murphy." By Barbara C. Lee PhD, Senior Associate Editor More
Michael Pate has been named Nationwide Insurance Associate Professor of Agricultural Safety and Health in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences
Pate named Nationwide Insurance Associate Professor of Agricultural Safety - News News
Michael Pate has been appointed Nationwide Insurance Associate Professor of Agricultural Safety and Health in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. More
Farm Family Emergency Response Training
Farm Family Emergency Response Training - Articles Articles

Farm Family Emergency Response Training

Stephen Brown, Dave Hill

This program will lead participants through various scenarios that will force them to think about typical injury incidents and make proper decisions. More
2016 Pennsylvania Farm Fatal Injury Summary 2016 Pennsylvania Farm Fatal Injury Summary - Articles
Annual summaries of farm fatalities help identify hazards and risks associated with production agriculture. More
Silo Fire Decision Trees
Silo Fire Decision Trees - Articles Articles

Silo Fire Decision Trees

Davis E. Hill

Decision trees and recommendations for firefighters to address silo fires. More
Dangers of Silo Gases
Dangers of Silo Gases - Videos Videos
Key points to help those working in the Ag industry understand what silo gas is and how it is created. More
Safety and Health Management Planning for Biomass Producers
Safety and Health Management Planning for Biomass Producers - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications

Safety and Health Management Planning for Biomass Producers

Douglas Schaufler, Ph.D., P.E., Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

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$20.00
Find risk-reduction information and resources to plan effective safety and health management programs. More
Safety and Health Management Planning for General Farmers and Ranchers
Safety and Health Management Planning for General Farmers and Ranchers - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications
$17.00
Find risk-reduction information and resources to develop effective safety and health management plans for your farm or ranch. More
S.K. McDonald, Bugwood.org
Safe Disposal of Pesticides - Articles Articles
Read the pesticide label for specific disposal instructions. More
Gerald Holmes, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, Bugwood.org
General Guidelines for Pesticide Safety - Articles Articles
Only use pesticides when necessary. Before using any pesticide product, always read the label, as it is a legal document. More
First Aid for Pesticide Poisoning
First Aid for Pesticide Poisoning - Articles Articles
Immediate and appropriate action, such as providing first aid, may be necessary to prevent serious injury to a victim of pesticide poisoning. The situation can be a life-or-death matter. More
Symptoms of Pesticide Poisoning
Symptoms of Pesticide Poisoning - Articles Articles
The symptoms of pesticide poisoning can range from a mild skin irritation to coma or even death. Different classes or families of chemicals cause different types of symptoms. More
USDA Forest Service - Region 8 - Southern, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org
Responding to Pesticide Poisoning Symptoms - Articles Articles
Responding immediately and appropriately when pesticide exposure is suspected will help minimize the effects of exposure and, in extreme cases, may save a life. More
Managing Tractor and Machinery Emergencies
Managing Tractor and Machinery Emergencies - Articles Articles
This module is designed to teach emergency responders how to properly manage emergencies involving machinery entanglements in various settings. More
In barn fires, the old adage "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" could not be more true.
Fire Safety in Horse Stables - Articles Articles

Fire Safety in Horse Stables

Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D.

Fire damage to horse stables can be minimized or prevented through building techniques, fire detection, and management practices. More
How to Handle Chemical Spills
How to Handle Chemical Spills - Articles Articles
Information for pesticide applicators in the event of a chemical spill. More
Tilt table
Mini Tilt Table Stability Demonstration - Articles Articles
This demo focuses on: center of gravity, and stability baseline of a tractor, skid steer, and ATV. The demo can lead to discussions of tractor, skid steer, or ATV rollover incidents. More
ATV Stability Simulator Trailer
ATV Stability Simulator Trailer - Articles Articles
The ATV Stability Simulator is an interactive safety education simulator appropriate for all audiences age 8 and over. More
Fire Safety: 30 Seconds is All Your Horse Has
Fire Safety: 30 Seconds is All Your Horse Has - Articles Articles
Fire prevention, actions to take-- Do you know what to do in a disaster situation such as fire? More
Corn Harvest Hazard Simulator Demo
Corn Harvest Hazard Simulator - Articles Articles
This demonstration is aimed at adult workers. The Corn Picker Hazard Simulator presents a simulation of a clogged corn picker or forage harvester in operation. More
Emergency Phone Numbers for Pesticide Spills
Emergency Phone Numbers for Pesticide Spills - Articles Articles
Taken from the How to Handle Chemical Spills article. More
Agricultural Hand Signals
Agricultural Hand Signals - Articles Articles

Agricultural Hand Signals

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

The American Society of Agricultural Engineers has developed standardized hand signals because communication on the farm often cannot be accomplished vocally due to noise or distance. More
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