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Tractor Stabiltiy Simulator
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Tractor Stability Simulator

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

A trailer mounted tractor cab equipped with hydraulic lift. A simulation of tractor operation on slope up to 30 degrees. Participants are interviewed as to their perception of slope angle. More
National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program
National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program - Articles Articles
The National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program (NSTMOP) is a project of Hazardous Occupations Safety Training in Agriculture (HOSTA) for youth ages 14 and 15. More
Photo provided by the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH)
Fall Harvest Safety Tips - Articles Articles

Fall Harvest Safety Tips

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

With the urgency felt by farm families during the fall season, here are some safety reminders. More
Pre-Operational Checks for Tractors
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Pre-Operational Checks for Tractors

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

New and experienced growers alike may often overlook the importance of regular equipment checks and maintenance during the heat of the season. More
Un Resumen de las Leyes y los Reglamentos que Afectan a la Agricultura
Un Resumen de las Leyes y los Reglamentos que Afectan a la Agricultura - Articles Articles
Hoja Informativa sobre Un Resumen de las Leyes y los Reglamentos que Afectan a la Agricultura More
Seguridad en el Llenado del Silo
Seguridad en el Llenado del Silo - Articles Articles

Seguridad en el Llenado del Silo

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Hoja Informativa sobre Seguridad en el Llenado del Silo More
Seguridad con la Toma de Fuerza (PTO)
Seguridad con la Toma de Fuerza (PTO) - Articles Articles
Hoja Informativa sobre Seguridad con la Toma de Fuerza (PTO). More
Seguridad con Camiones Volcadores y Remolques en las Granjas
Seguridad con Camiones Volcadores y Remolques en las Granjas - Articles Articles
Hoja Informativa sobre Seguridad con Camiones Volcadores y Remolques en las Granjas. 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
Requerimientos de OSHA sobre ROPS y Capacitación del Operador
Requerimientos de OSHA sobre ROPS y Capacitación del Operador - Articles Articles
Hoja Informativa sobre Requerimientos de OSHA sobre ROPS y Capacitación del Operador More
Figura 1. Sistema de almacenamiento de granos.
Peligros del Flujo de Granos - Articles Articles

Peligros del Flujo de Granos

Davis E. Hill, Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Hoja Informativa sobre Peligros del Flujo de Granos. More
Peligros Respiratorios en las Fincas
Peligros Respiratorios en las Fincas - Articles Articles

Peligros Respiratorios en las Fincas

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Hoja Informativa sobre Peligros Respiratorios en las Fincas. More
Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Agriculture
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Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Agriculture

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D., William Harshman

Studies suggest that lengthy exposure to typical noises on farms can result in noise induced hearing loss to farmers of all ages, including teenagers. More
The Safe Use of ATVs in Agriculture
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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
Tractor Stability and Instability
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Tractor Stability and Instability

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

No other farm machine is so identified with the hazards of production agriculture as the tractor. More
Skid-Steer Safety for Farm and Landscape
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Skid-Steer Safety for Farm and Landscape

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D., William Harshman

Addresses the safe use of the skid-steer loader as used in agricultural or landscape operations. More
Suggestions For Lawnmower Safety
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Suggestions For Lawnmower Safety

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Tips on how to safely mow your lawn. More
Tractors in the Woods
Tractors in the Woods - Articles Articles

Tractors in the Woods

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Hazards and safety recommendations that farm and rural landowners should consider when planning to clear fence rows, cut firewood, or transport farm wood products. More
Silo Filling Safety
Silo Filling Safety - Articles Articles

Silo Filling Safety

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Few farming operations provide as many different opportunities for accidents to happen as filling the silo. More
Silo Gases - the Hidden Danger
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Silo Gases - the Hidden Danger

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Silo gas is formed by the natural fermentation of chopped silage shortly after it is placed in the silo. More
Forage cutter
Safe Forage Harvesting - Articles Articles

Safe Forage Harvesting

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Forage harvesting begins with the cutting of fresh forage, and can be done by a mower, mower-conditioner, or a windrower. More
Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Rollover Protection for Farm Tractor Operators - Articles Articles
Tractor rollovers are the single deadliest type of injury incident on farms in the United States. 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
Power Take-Off (PTO) Safety
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Power Take-Off (PTO) Safety

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

The Power Take-Off (PTO) shaft is an efficient means of transferring mechanical power between farm tractors and implements. 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
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