Farm Safety Resources

The National Education Center for Agricultural Safety
New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health
U. S. Department of Labor/Federal Youth Employment Laws in Farm Jobs/Fact Sheet # 40
National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
Farm Safety 4 Just Kids
Vermont’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture produced this 13 minute video that tells the stories of five Vermont and New Hampshire dairy producers' farm accidents. The video espouses a strong message for farm workers and owners to always be alert and careful of the many dangers found on farms, particularly livestock and machinery such as PTOs. Here are the links for Part 1 and Part 2 on youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvAWkRHQPXY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZDHw6ZAC8Y

This Safety Kit, developed by Caterpillar and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, includes a DVD which covers the following 3 topics: Agriculture Human Factors, Skid Steer Loaders and Basic Operation Safety. All 3 titles have exclusive agriculture application. Along with this DVD, the kit includes an Agriculture Safety Resource Guide, an Agriculture Safety 10 Tips brochure and Safety on the Job in Agriculture posters.

Penn State Agricultural Health and Safety

A national website that offers beginning farmers to veteran grower’s answers to hundreds of farm-related safety and health questions, featuring information offered from a consortium of 74 land-grant universities.

http://www.uvm.edu/extension/agriculture/    

Needlestick Injury Prevention