Clemson Agricultural Safety

Winter Roadway Safety – December 2023

Winter Roadway Safety With colder temperatures ahead of us this season, it is important to remember to be alert for snowy or icy roads. Icy roads can be very dangerous and affect your ability to keep control of your vehicle. Always remember to be on the lookout for wet areas that may have black ice […]

Winter Roadway Safety Quiz – December 2023

Questions 1. When is it most difficult to see where black ice is on a roadway?  2. Where are some common places where black ice is found on roadways?  3. If your vehicle is equipped with ABS, what should you do when applying the brakes?  4. True or False: If you begin to skid, you […]

Ag Injury News Report – December 2023

Ag Injury News Report 10/17/2023: Tractor rollover results in Odon man’s death 10/16/2023: Cherokee County man killed in tractor accident, coroner says 10/11/2023: IA Farmer Dies in Grain Bin Entrapment 10/11/2023: Stark County man, 65, dies after machinery overturns during pond construction 10/10/2023: Seminary boy critically injured in ATV accident 10/10/2023: Child buried up to […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) – November 2023

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Many people experience mood changes or where they do not really feel like themselves when the seasons change and the weather begins to get colder. This is especially common in the farming community because being outside in the sun and warmer weather is part of a farmer’s livelihood. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Quiz – November 2023

Questions 1. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is also commonly known as ___________ _____________. 2. What are the three common symptoms of SAD? 3. What are the two main causes of SAD? 4. True or False: Finding little and big things to look forward to during the colder months can help curb SAD. 5. True or […]

Ag Injury News Report – November 2023

Ag Injury News 9/3/2023: Man, 55, dies in central Pa. farm accident: farm worker was discovered deceased in a silo unloading chute. 8/30/2023: Update: Milford crash leaves one dead, injures another 8/29/2023: Child Dead After Garvin County All-Terrain Vehicle Crash, OHP Says 8/26/2023: Authorities ID Man Killed in Bull Attack at Minnesota Farm 8/25/2023: Names released in Lincoln County fatal car versus […]

Harvest Safety Quiz – October 2023

Questions 1. Before attaching or detaching your PTO, you should do what? 2. What are the three things that should be done or checked before traveling on a roadway? 3. If your machine is equipped with a ROPS, what should you do? 4. True or False: Taking rest, having adequate meals, and having a good […]

Ag Injury News Report – October 2023

Ag Injury News Report 8/17/2023: Iowa Co. man flown to hospital after being hit by bull 8/16/2023: Huron County man, 81, seriously injured when tractor runs over him 8/15/2023: Humphrey man dies in grain bin accident east of Lindsay 8/12/2023: Ag Briefs: 85 year old Eldorado man dies in farm accident 8/9/2023: 3 Floridians dead […]

Harvest Safety – October 2023

Harvest Safety Harvest time can be very stressful for all involved. With stress often comes shortcuts, and safety is often forgotten about. While many believe that this may save them time, in the event of an accident, more time is lost because those injured may no longer be able to assist with the harvest. Follow these […]

National Farm Safety and Health Week 2023 – Brain Health Quiz

Questions 1. During exercise, ________ ________ increase to the brain, helping keep it healthy.  2. True or False: Your brain is like your biceps. If you do not use it, you will lose it.  3. Getting a good night’s rest promotes _________.  4. True or False: The brain is the most important organ in the […]