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 […]

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 […]

Safety and Health for Women in Agriculture

Safety and Health for Women in Agriculture About 31% of farmers in the United States are female. While women can perform the same tasks as men, women often face struggles that men do not. Some of these struggles pertain to size and strength, pregnancy risks, and stress risks. Gender Specific Risks Breast cancer can be […]

Confined Space Quiz

Questions 1. What should you do if someone is in a confined space? 2. True or False: in the event of an incident, immediately go into the confined space to retrieve the person. 3. All confined spaces should be __________. 4. What are the main causes of incidents in confined spaces? 5. True or False: […]

Confined Spaces

Confined Spaces OSHA defines confined spaces as spaces that are not designed for people, but often people must enter these spaces to perform work. Confined spaces have limited entrances and exits and are not intended for people to occupy them all the time. Some confined spaces include tanks, vessels, silos, storage bins, hoppers, vaults, pits, […]

Safety and Health for Youth in Agriculture Quiz

Questions 1. What is the main cause of fatal incidents for youth? 2. Youth should be assigned _____________ tasks. 3. True or false: non-working youth should be included in all agricultural practices. 4. Prior to allowing youth to work around agriculture, what should be done? 5. As an adult, you should always be a good […]

Safety and Health for Youth in Agriculture

Safety and Health for Youth in Agriculture Many youths are involved in agriculture on a daily basis. It is estimated that 104 youth under the age of 20 are involved in fatal agricultural incidents a year. The main cause of fatal incidents is machinery, and the main cause of non-fatal incidents is falling. It is […]

Overall Farmer Health Quiz

Questions 1. What are the three main stress factors related to farming? 2. What decibel level results in hearing loss? 3. While working in hot weather, you should do what? 4. Where do you find pesticide and chemical guidelines? 5. True or false: you should never approach livestock in their blind spot. Answers 1. The […]

Overall Farmer Health

Overall Farmer Health The agricultural profession is one of the most dangerous, both physically and mentally. Oftentimes, farmers are placed under extreme amounts of stress and hard labor. It is important for farmers, and those surrounding farmers, to take a step back and assess mental and physical health. Health Risk Concerns for Farmers Exposure to […]