Clemson Agricultural Safety

Cold Weather Safety Quiz

Questions 1. Hypothermia occurs when the body’s temperature drops below ___ degrees Fahrenheit.  2. Before going outside in the cold, you should always _________. 3. How far should space heaters before from any objects or persons?  4. To prevent pipes from freezing, you should do what?  5. What areas of skin are the most susceptible […]

Cold Weather Safety – December 2022

Cold Weather Safety Extremely cold air affects most of the United States and comes every year. During the winter, precautions should be taken when working in cold weather. Frostbite People working in the cold are exposed to the risk of frostbite. Frostbite can occur within a matter of minutes, depending on the temperature. Areas of […]

Ag Injury News Report – December 2022

Ag Injury News Report 11/14/2022: Manure Pit Death Questions Remain 11/10/2022: West Plains woman in serious condition after truck hits farm animals in the road 11/10/2022: West Virginia man dies in ATV accident 11/09/2022: Kirksey man killed in farm accident 11/01/2022: ‘It was a miracle’: Farmer saved after being buried under soybeans in grain bin […]

ATV/UTV Safety Quiz – November 2022

Questions 1. True or False: when operating an ATV/UTV on a roadway, you must have locking breaks, headlights, and a slow moving vehicle sign. 2. ATVs should only be used on ______ _______. 3. What PPE should be worn when operating an ATV/UTV? 4. True or False: passengers should never be carried on a single-rider ATV. 5. […]

ATV/UTV Safety – November 2022

ATV/UTV Safety ATV Safety Basics DOT‐complainant helmet, goggles, long sleeves, long pants, over‐the‐ankle boots, and gloves Never ride on the paved road except to cross when safe and permitted by law Never ride under the influence of alcohol or other drugs Never carry passengers on a single‐rider ATV Ride an age‐appropriate ATV Supervise riders younger […]

Ag Injury News Report – November 2022

Ag Injury News Report 10/17/2022: One dead after crashing into a grain bin off Highway 30 near Atkins 10/15/2022: Man killed in Vilas County UTV crash 10/14/2022: Darke County couple flown to hospital after being run over by tractor 10/12/2022: A man is dead after a tractor roll-over in Boone County 10/10/2022: Ashland County man […]

Animal Safety Quiz

Questions 1. True or False: mothers may become aggressive while protecting their young. 2. Never approach an animal in its _____________. 3. When working in close quarters with livestock, you should always do what? 4. True or False: spooked animals pose no more threat than calm animals. 5. How should work areas be kept when […]

Safety Information – October 2022

Animal Safety Many people do not consider livestock a threat; however, every year, many people are injured or killed by livestock. It is important to always respect the livestock and to understand they can pose many threats to humans. Safety Reminders for Handling Livestock Keep work areas clean not only for yourself but also for […]

Ag Injury News Report – October 2022

Ag Injury News Report 9/21/2022: Father and his two sons dead after being trapped in silo on Penns Valley farm 9/12/2022: Ten Injured in S.D. Dairy Barn Construction 9/8/2022: Two hospitalized at UIHC after Washington County tractor accident 9/8/2022: Updated: victims of fatal crash identified 9/6/2022: Man dead following tractor-train crash near Litchfield 8/31/2022: Crawford […]

Health and Safety for Women in Agriculture Quiz

Questions 1. True or false: women are typically more susceptible to depression, anxiety, or other mental illnesses. 2. What percentage of farmers are female in the United States? 3. _________ women face risks that other women might now. 4. What cancer is a predominant risk for women in agriculture? 5. Why can working with livestock […]