Clemson Agricultural Safety

Safety Information – January 2022

Entanglement Hazards While working around rotating equipment, PTO shafts, and other agricultural equipment, entanglement is always a concern. Entanglement occurs when a person’s clothing, hair, or limbs become caught within the spinning portion of the machine. This can result in serious injury, including amputations and loss of life. A PTO shaft rotates at a speed […]

Ag Injury News Report – January 2022

Ag Injury News Report 12/23/2021: ‘Suspicious death’ at ranch near Idyllwild where woman went missing in 2020 12/20/2021: Man killed after being thrown, run over by skid loader 12/15/2021: 2 dead in Kansas wildfires fueled by windy, dry weather 12/14/2021: South Georgia man, 91, found dead under his tractor 12/13/2021: Serious accident in the heart […]

Safety Spotlight – January 2022

Pete Wilson Hometown: Lowrys, SC Position: Partner at Cotton Hills Farm After graduating from Clemson University in 2008, I returned to my family’s farm in Chester County. We grow a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables along with cotton and cereal rye. My time is spent focusing on the production of our crops with an […]