Clemson Agricultural Safety

Child and Public Safety Quiz

Questions 1. True or False: children at least 15 years in age can be employed on farming operations. 2. Children should only ride as passengers on equipment if _____________________________. 3. True or False: children should never ride as a passenger on a lawnmower. 4. Where should chemicals and pesticides be stored? 5. At what age […]

Child and Public Safety – June 2023

Child and Public Safety Every year thousands of children and general public individuals visit farms during the summer months. It is important to take the correct precautions to prevent injury to those who are not on farms full-time. Laws to know: It is illegal for children under the age of 13 to operate any self-propelled […]

Electrical Safety Quiz

Questions 1. True or false: Voltage is highest at the source if there is a down powerline. 2. What should you do if a fire sparks after you hit a powerline with a piece of equipment? 3. How far should you stay back from a down powerline? 4. What can happen if you step on […]

Electrical Safety – May 2023

Electrical Safety Overhead powerlines can present many issues when moving equipment. The most common issues arise when moving grain augers, bale elevators, and other tall equipment. Steps to prevent equipment from coming in contact with overhead powerlines are to lower the equipment, if possible, or contact your local power company and inquire about raising the […]

Stress Management Quiz

Questions 1. True or false: Sleep affects your ability to manage stress. 2. Before an emergency arises, what should you do? 3. You should always ensure that you have a ____________ _________ that you can go to during stressful situations. 4. True or false: Being vulnerable during stressful situations is not okay. 5. During stressful […]

Stress Management – April 2023

Stress Management Stressful situations and events are a part of everyone’s lives. While this is the case, there are many ways to help mitigate and overcome stressful situations. 1. Always have a plan in the event of emergencies: Emergencies cause stress that is often not accounted for in everyday life. Before an emergency ensues, ensure […]

Lawnmower Safety Quiz

Lawnmower Safety Quiz Questions 1. What PPE should be worn when operating a lawnmower? 2. When mowing beside a road, what way should the chute be pointed? 3. Before removing debris from a lawnmower deck, what should you do? 4. True or false: passengers are allowed on a lawnmower. 5. Where should a lawnmower be […]

Lawnmower Safety

Lawnmower Safety LAWNMOWER SAFETY BASICS PPE: closed‐toed shoes, ear, and eye protection Always turn off mower engine when removing any grass, cleaning clogged chutes, or crossing gravel paths and road Do not allow children to ride as passengers Keep all guards, shields, switches, and other safety devices in proper working order OPERATION OF MACHINE Check […]

Chainsaw Safety Quiz

Questions  1. True or False: You should always drop-start your chainsaw. 2. You should never wear ______ _________ when operating a chainsaw.3. Limbs or branches under tension may do what when cut?4. When walking on uneven terrain, you should do what?5. What are some PPE that should be worn when operating a chainsaw? Answers 1. False2. […]

Chainsaw Safety – February 2023

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Before you operate a chainsaw: Check that all controls are fully functional and that the chain is tight and secured.  Check all fluid levels before starting your chainsaw. Ensure that the blade is sharp and right for the tools. Always wear the proper PPE, hearing protection, eye protection, and body protection. Always start your chainsaw […]