Mr. Egg ROPS Demonstration

Targeted to youth ages 8 to 16. The Mr. Egg Demo provides understanding on the center of gravity, stability baseline, the value of ROPS, and to discuss factors leading to tractor rollovers.
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Mr Egg in a rollover situation

The demonstrator will be better prepared to discuss the concepts of center of gravity and stability baseline, as well as, the value of the rollover protective structure (ROPS) and seat belt in keeping the operator within the "zone of protection" of the ROPS should an overturn occur.

It is recommended that the following fact sheets of the Penn State Agricultural Safety and Health Program listed below be studied before conducting these demonstrations.

Factsheets

There is a Instructors Manual available to go with this demonstration, please contact Stephen Brown at shb5060@psu.edu or 814-865-7158 on how to receive this manual.

Note: Ag Safety demonstrations and displays available for educators and presenters. If you would like to check for availability, have questions about the demonstrations, or would like to review a manual, please contact Stephen Brown.