Category Archives: Safety

Safety on the Farm

Whether you would like to understand general safety or more in-depth knowledge of safety to protect yourself, workers, or family members from electrical, ATV, PTO, and other farm hazards, please Click Here to be forwarded to the National Farmers Union web page.  The web site has several videos as well as key pointers to protect […]

(Records hit, not just Tons Per Acre) One of my favorite times of the year is when harvest is underway. The crispness in the air and the smell of what farmers harvest is as pleasing as a warm apple pie out of the oven. When harvest wraps up, I like to go to the local […]

In anticipation of the upcoming harvest season, it’s important for those in farming communities to be well-prepared and safe. Long hours, powerful machinery and isolated jobs all make the risk of farm-related injuries, which can often be fatal, quite high. However, remembering a few dependable safety practices and picking up a new tip or two […]

Pesticides are chemicals that serve a significant purpose on agricultural land.  Unfortunately, these pesticides may impose negative health factors to the person working with them or people near where they are being applied.  Pesticides should not be singled out as the only chemicals that may cause health issues; some every day cleaning or automotive chemicals […]

We recently invited 3M Safety Professionals, who are subject matter experts in the areas they presented on, to our facility. It was wonderful to have 4 trainers onsite to review hearing conservation, respiratory protection and fall protection with our employees. They provided a new perspective on how we can protect ourselves from potential hazards and […]