Harvest Safety Tips

According to the International Labour Organization, there are over 150,000 workplace fatalities in agriculture across the world annually, but many of them can be prevented by following safety best practices. As harvest time is upon us, Iowa State University Extension has compiled helpful resources on farm safety.

Some of the easiest steps to boost safety are to simply get a full night’s sleep and take regular breaks. More deliberate steps include always powering down machines before trying to clear entanglements.

Read more here [pdf].

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