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Reducing Risk When Entering a Confined Space Manure Storage
Reducing Risk When Entering a Confined Space Manure Storage - Videos Videos
This video describes basic questions about hazards associated with manure pits located beneath solid and slatted floor dairy barns that incorporates manure storage. More
Manure Storage Ventilation Demonstration: Slotted Floor Storage
Manure Storage Ventilation Demonstration: Slotted Floor Storage - Videos Videos
A scale model is used to show risks of working in an empty manure pit without taking at least four simple precautions to ensure safe entry. More
Manure Storage Ventilation Demonstration: Solid Covered Storage
Manure Storage Ventilation Demonstration: Solid Covered Storage - Videos Videos
Foolish Freddie demonstrates the proper approach to working in and around manure storages. Sensible steps that must be taken to assure safe entry and working conditions are shown in scale model manure storage. More
National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program (NSTMOP) Instructor Training
National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program (NSTMOP) Instructor Training - Online Courses Online Courses
$39.00
In this online tractor safety course, you will become certified to teach and organize the National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program. More
Farm/Agriculture/Rural Management Hazard Analysis Tool (FARM-HAT)
Farm/Agriculture/Rural Management Hazard Analysis Tool (FARM-HAT) - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
A simple method of providing first-hand information about hazards, a process for evaluating hazards, and recommendations on correcting hazards. 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
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
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
Tractor Stability and Instability
Tractor Stability and Instability - Articles Articles

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
Lighting and Marking for Horse Drawn Buggies, Carriages, Carts, and Wagons
Lighting and Marking for Horse Drawn Buggies, Carriages, Carts, and Wagons - Articles Articles
Traditional use of horse-drawn buggies and wagons provide the main mode of transportation. The visibility of buggies and wagons on public roadways is important. More
Farm Pond Safety
Farm Pond Safety - Articles Articles

Farm Pond Safety

Linda Fetzer, Dennis Murphy, Ph.D., Diane Oleson, M.S., Sam Steel, Amy Galford

Farm ponds, lagoons and water wells are often found on Pennsylvania farms and all have contributed to accidental drownings. More
Pre-Operational Checks for Tractors
Pre-Operational Checks for Tractors - Articles Articles

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
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
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
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
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
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
Horizontal Silo Safety
Horizontal Silo Safety - Articles Articles

Horizontal Silo Safety

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D., William Harshman

This article addresses safety hazards and precautions for horizontal silos, particularly bunker silos. More
A Summary of Laws and Regulations Affecting Agriculture
A Summary of Laws and Regulations Affecting Agriculture - Articles Articles
An explanation of pertinent parts of laws and regulations that affect agricultural machinery use in Pennsylvania. More
El Uso Seguro de Vehículos Todo Terreno en la Agricultura
El Uso Seguro de Vehículos Todo Terreno en la Agricultura - Articles Articles
Hoja Informativa sobre El Uso Seguro de Vehículos Todo Terreno en la Agricultura More
Keep Extra Riders off Tractors!
Extra Riders on Farm Equipment - Articles Articles

Extra Riders on Farm Equipment

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D., Sam Steel

Farm equipment manufacturers have begun installing extra seats on some farm machinery; most notably large tractors and self-propelled machines like combines and forage harvesters. More
Skid-Steer Safety for Farm and Landscape
Skid-Steer Safety for Farm and Landscape - Articles Articles

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
Cosechar el Forraje de Manera Segura
Cosechar el Forraje de Manera Segura - Articles Articles

Cosechar el Forraje de Manera Segura

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Hoja Informativa sobre Cosechar el Forraje de Manera Segura. 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
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