Clemson Agricultural Safety

Ag Injury News Report – May 2020

AG INJURY NEWS 03/27/2020: Woman dies in overturned tractor accident 03/27/2020: Young boy dies in four-wheeler accident 04/03/2020: North Carolina man fatally injured operating tractor on public roadway 04/03/2020: Minnesota man fatally injured by cow 04/06/2020: Four year old injured by calf 04/06/2020: Alabama fatality in tractor rollover incident Source:

Safety Spotlight – June 2020

Mrs. Epperly grew up in Orangeburg, SC where her father owns a tree nursery. She spent a lot of her time growing up doing a multitude of tasks related to the business, piquing her interest in agriculture. After graduating from Clemson, she now teaches Horticulture at Mauldin High School. How often do you run across […]

Safety Information – June 2020

Grain Entrapment: when a person has sunk low enough into grain that they are unable to escape the grain without assistance from another person Grain Engulfment: when a person has sunk low enough into grain that their head is below the grain

Ag Injury News Report – June 2020

AG INJURY NEWS 05/01/2020: Man drowns removing pond debris 05/05/2020: Edgefield man fatally injured by tractor 05/05/2020: Missouri man dies from grain bin entrapment 05/07/2020: Illinois man fatally injured by grain engulfment 05/12/2020: Young male pinned by overturned tractor 05/13/2020: Florida fatality in tractor accident Source:

Safety Spotlight – July 2020

Katherine manages three commodity boards at SCDA that are all checkoff programs. She is also the marketing specialist of those three commodities. Katherine’s life has been centered around agriculture, as she comes from a family farm, where she is proud to say she is the third generation. Their family farm has changed over the years […]

Updates – July 2020

Good News! In last month’s newsletter, we learned some causes for grain entrapment, and the difference between grain entrapment and grain engulfment. Here is a story of two men surviving grain entrapment.

Ag Injury News Report – July 2020

AG INJURY NEWS 06/02/2020: Orangeburg County man dies after vehicle strikes tractor 06/05/2020: Wisconsin man dies attempting to pass tractor on roadway 06/08/2020: Missouri man dies from heat exhaustion complications 06/10/2020: North Dakota woman dies in grain engulfment incident 06/17/2020: Young boy injured from tractor accident 06/20/2020: North Carolina crop duster dies after striking dove […]