Clemson Agricultural Safety

South Carolina AgrAbility

South Carolina AgrAbility The vision of AgrAbility is to enhance the quality of life for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities so that they, their families, and their communities continue to succeed in rural America. AgrAbility consists of the National AgrAbility Project (NAP) and State/Regional AgrAbility Projects (SRAPs). Both the NAP and all the […]

Sting and Bite Safety Quiz

Questions 1. True or False: If you are bitten by a snake on your hand, you should elevate your hand above your heart. 2. Stinging insects are often found around _________ ________. 3. If you are wearing pants and boots, you should do what? 4. True or False: If a stinging insect is flying around […]

Sting and Bite Safety – August 2023

Sting and Bite Safety While working outdoors, it is common to come in contact with stinging insects and fire ants. It is important to take the proper precautions before working outside and ensure that you are familiar with the required treatment for insect stings and bites. Protect Your Self Wear light-colored clothing that covers as […]

Vacation Safety Quiz – July 2023

Questions 1. True or False: if you see someone caught in a rip current, run into the water immediately to help them. 2. When swimming, you should always have a __________. 3. True or False: you should never operate a boat under the influence because it can impair your decision-making abilities. 4. What should you […]

Vacation Safety – July 2023

Vacation Safety Farmers take vacations too, and because of this, it is important to always remember some safety tips while you or your loved ones are away from the farm. The beach can be a relaxing place, but it can also present a variety of hazards. Important Tips to Remember on the Beach and in […]

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 […]