Clemson Agricultural Safety

Irrigation and Center Pivot Safety Quiz – March 2024

Questions 1. If water is being sprayed on a powerline, what should you immediately do? 2. What three things increase the chances of a center pivot being struck by lightning? 3. Before touching a center pivot, you should always _______ it. 4. True or False: The hand/footholds on center pivots are designed to be used […]

Ag Injury News Report – March 2024

Ag Injury News Report 1/27/2024: Sheriff: Man in Wisconsin dies after reported farm accident, no foul play suspected 1/22/2024: Volunteer fire chief killed in ATV accident 1/22/2024: Man seriously injured in Williams County tractor crash 1/21/2024: A 2 y/o girl was fatally injured in a farm incident 1/17/2024: Jenison man in critical condition after car […]

Ag Injury News – February 2024

Ag Injury News Report 11/10/2023: Elderly motorcyclist seriously injured in accident with farm tractor 11/09/2023: One person dead after Toledo grain bin collapses 11/09/2023: Scotland County teen gets leg stuck in grain auger 11/06/2023: Woman dies after colliding with tractor in Buttonwillow area 11/02/2023: Man Killed in Grain Bin Collapse in Toledo

Fall Prevention and Safety – February 2024

Fall Prevention and Safety When discussing fall prevention and safety, most immediately think of falling from heights. While this is still an important piece to discuss, many people gloss over falls that occur every day on the farm due to slips and trips. The best way to prevent falls is to ensure that proper safety […]

Fall Prevention and Safety Quiz – February 2024

Questions 1. What does PFAS stand for? 2. How many pounds must a safety net be able to sustain during a drop test? 3. What are the ABCs of PFAS? 4. True or False: Guardrails on farms must meet all OSHA regulations. 5. What is an essential way to prevent slips and trips on or […]

Safe Load Quiz – January 2024

Questions 1. What does WLL stand for? 2. If you are securing a load that is less than 10,000 lbs, how many tie-downs should you use? 3. A 1-inch ratchet strap is most commonly suitable to secure ____ lbs. 4. True or False: Lever action binders are safe to use on highways because they do […]

Ag Injury News Report – January 2024

Ag Injury News Report 12/22/2023: 2 year old fatally injured, run over by grain wagon on farm 10/29/2023: Upper Macungie man, 72, dies after falling off of grain bin 10/24/2023: Deputies: 2-year-old dead after he was run over by a tractor in Clermont County 10/23/2024: Brush fire near Alexandria area causes one death 10/19/2023: Missouri […]

Safe Load – January 2024

Safe Load When moving equipment and other agricultural items on trailers, there are many things that should be considered to protect yourself, others on roadways, and the equipment. Below, you will find some helpful information to check before taking your load on the road. Tiedown Maintenance Ensure that your chosen tiedown mechanism is free of […]