Clemson Agricultural Safety

Ag Injury News Report – December 2021

Ag Injury News Report 11/25/2021: 16-Year-Old Apple Valley girl dies in ATV crash 11/25/2021: Boy, 2, dies after falling from tractor in southern Manitoba 11/21/2021: Hamilton woman needs help following horrific farm accident 11/16/2021: Farmer dies after sinking in grain bin 11/14/2021: Darlington man badly burned in field fire 11/13/2021: Tennessee man electrocuted on Armuchee […]

Safety Information – December 2021

The SC Agriwellness Program The SC Agriwellness Program was developed in 2019 just before the COVID Pandemic with initial funding and administration coming from the South Carolina Farm Bureau. The idea came from a program that I had put together and the right people happened to be in the room, an agribusiness that told us […]

Safety Spotlight – December 2021

Adam J. Kantrovich Hometown: Des Plaines, IL Position: Extension Specialist – Agribusiness, Director of Clemson Extension Tax School, Asst. Director of the Clemson Cooperative Extension Agribusiness Team I work with farmers, landowners, the timber industry, and others within the agricultural industry specializing in farm financial management, ag labor policy issues, farm succession, transition, and estate […]

Ag Injury News Report – November 2021

Ag Injury News Report 10/11/2021: Woman critically injured after tractor collision with horse and buggy near Kincardine 10/03/2021: Boy, 9, Killed In ATV Crash; 10-Year-Old Driver Survives 10/02/2021: Motorcyclist injured in collision with hay rake 9/26/2021: Alcohol suspected in Oliver tractor rollover that sent man to hospital 9/19/2021: Man killed in Spencer area farming accident […]

Safety Information – November 2021

Effects of Sleep Deprivation Sleep deprivation can affect driving in many ways. It can make the driver less attentive, slow the driver’s reaction time, and affect their ability to make decisions. When experiencing sleep deprivation, it is much easier to make costly mistakes because of a slowed reaction time. This leads to an increase in […]

Safety Spotlight – November 2021

Charlie Westbrook Hometown: Rock Hill, SC Position: Owner of Cherry Place Farm I farm with my son, Charlie III, and my daughter, Bailey. Charlie graduated from Clemson (Ag. Mech. ’17), and Bailey graduated from Anderson University ’20.  We grow Strawberries in the Spring and produce in the Summer. We run a Corn Maze/ Pumpkin Patch in […]

Ag Injury News Report – October 2021

Ag Injury News Report 9/13/2021: Man killed in farming accident in Toney 9/13/2021: Hazel Green man dies after rear-ending hay wagon pulled by tractor, Grant County authorities say 9/12/2021: 6-year-old rural Nebraska boy dies after ATV accident 9/12/2021: Crews recover man’s body from grain silo after 10-hour effort on Indy’s near northwest side 9/10/2021: Police: […]

Safety Spotlight – October 2021

Aaron Turner Hometown: Silver City, NM Position: Assistant Professor, Ag. Mech. and Business I’m an assistant professor in the Agricultural Sciences Department at Clemson, and I teach in the Ag. Mech. and Business program. My interest in agriculture started when I was an undergraduate student at NMSU. I was working part-time in the college’s machine […]

Safety and Health for Women in Agriculture

Safety and Health for Women Fact Sheet DESCRIPTION The objective is to provide basic information regarding overall safety and health for women in an agricultural related positions. OVERVIEW Women represent 36% of all American agricultural producers, based on the 2017 Census of Agriculture. This has increased by 5% from the 2012 Census of Agriculture. The […]

Safety Information – October 2021

Description The objective is to provide basic information on grain safety and safety related to entrapment and engulfment in grain. GRAIN ENTRAPMENT AND ENGULFMENT Entrapment: When a person has sunk low enough into the grain, they cannot escape the grain without assistance from another person. Engulfment: When a person has sunk low enough, their head […]