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Penn State Farm Safety Team is encouraging you to participate in the 2018 National Farm Safety Week. 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
Researcher Aims to Limit Technology-based Distractions Researcher Aims to Limit Technology-based Distractions - News
Serap Gorucu, researcher at PSU, recently discussed youth ag safety at the “Technology-based Distractions in Farming Youth” seminar December 6 at Marshfield Clinic Research Institute. More
Mantenimiento Preventivo y Chequeos de Pre-operación
Mantenimiento Preventivo y Chequeos de Pre-operación - Articles Articles
¿Es usted un operador responsable de maquinaria agrícola? Lea esta lista de verificación para evaluar su capacidad de manejo de la maquinaria. 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
Tabletop Demonstrations
Tabletop Demonstrations - Videos Videos
Learn about the our Ag Safety demonstrations and lesson plans that are available to educators. These demos are an excellent teaching tool for youth and adults about Ag Safety on the farm. More
2017 Childhood Agricultural Injuries Fact Sheet released
2017 Childhood Agricultural Injuries Fact Sheet released - News News
Every three days, a child dies in an agriculture-related incident More
A Guide to Teaching Safe Tractor Operation
A Guide to Teaching Safe Tractor Operation - Articles Articles
This manual is designed to assist agricultural producers, employers, and other experiences operators organize and conduct a hands-on safe tractor driving workshop. More
2010-2014 Pennsylvania Farm Fatalities Summary 2010-2014 Pennsylvania Farm Fatalities Summary - Articles

2010-2014 Pennsylvania Farm Fatalities Summary

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

Summaries of farm fatalities and crash incidents involving farm vehicles help to identify hazards and risks associated with production agriculture. More
2015 Pennsylvania Farm Fatal Injury Summary 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Fatal Injury Summary - Articles

2015 Pennsylvania Farm Fatal Injury Summary

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

Annual summaries of farm fatalities help identify hazards and risks associated with production agriculture. More
Big Spring FFA
2017 Farm Safety and Health Quiz Bowl Finals - News News
At the Finals, FFA chapters and 4-H clubs throughout the state tested their knowledge during the final round of competition at the 2017 PA Farm Show. More
ATV Safety
ATV Safety - Videos Videos
Video: Safety demonstrations of ATVs including side overturns, hauling loads uphill, trailers, hitching, and obstructed vision. 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
Rx para la Seguridad en Carreteras con SMV: Sea Visible
Rx para la Seguridad en Carreteras con SMV: Sea Visible - Articles Articles
Hoja Informativa sobre Rx para la Seguridad en Carreteras con SMV: Sea Visible. More
Rx for SMV Highway Safety: Be Conspicuous
Rx for SMV Highway Safety: Be Conspicuous - Articles Articles
Safely traveling roadways with agricultural equipment requires an extra degree of caution from the equipment operator and from general vehicle drivers sharing the road. More
ATVs y Juventud: Vehículos Adecuados Para Niños
ATVs y Juventud: Vehículos Adecuados Para Niños - Articles Articles
Hoja Informativa sobre ATVs y Juventud: Vehículos Adecuados Para Niños. More
Stability baselines of a tricycle and a wide front-end tractor respectively
Estabilidad e Inestabilidad del Tractor - Articles Articles
Hoja Informativa sobre Estabilidad e Inestabilidad del Tractor. More
NAGCAT Guidelines offer visual and written recommendations to adults to help youth have positive agricultural experiences.
ATVs and Youth: Matching Children and Vehicles - Articles Articles

ATVs and Youth: Matching Children and Vehicles

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D., William Harshman

From backyards to farm fields to forest lands, youth are operating all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). More
Children and Safety on the Farm
Children and Safety on the Farm - Articles Articles

Children and Safety on the Farm

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Traditionally, farming is a family affair, but there are risks involved in farm labor. More
Suggestions for ATV Safety
Suggestions for ATV Safety - Articles Articles
ATVs are getting bigger and faster, ranging up to 700cc and over in engine size, weighing 600 or more pounds, with speeds exceeding 70 miles per hour. More
The Safe Use of ATVs in Agriculture
The Safe Use of ATVs in Agriculture - Articles Articles

The Safe Use of ATVs in Agriculture

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D., William Harshman

The ATV has found many uses in agriculture as a substitute for pick-up trucks, horses, and even walking. More
OSHA ROPS and Operator Instruction Requirements
OSHA ROPS and Operator Instruction Requirements - Articles Articles
In 1976 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), issued a standard requiring rollover protective structures (ROPS) for agricultural tractors. More
Farm Hazard Hunt Display
Farm Hazard Hunt Display - Articles Articles
This Demo will show many sources of farm hazards. Discussion of hazard prevention, developing a strategy to deal with potential hazards, and responding to injuries or fatalities from farm hazards. More
Mr Egg in a rollover situation
Mr. Egg ROPS Demonstration - Articles Articles
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. More
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