Tractor Safety and Rural Roadway Safety Quiz

Questions 1. What should always be present on a farm vehicle? 2. You should never follow to _______ to a farm vehicle. 3. When are more farm vehicles present on roadways? 4. True or False: farm vehicles typically travel at a faster rate of speed than passenger vehicles. 5. Ideally, farm vehicles should travel on […]

Tractor Safety and Rural Roadway Safety

Tractor Safety and Rural Roadway Safety While on rural roads, many people may encounter farm vehicles. Many incidents reported throughout the United States involve a tractor or farm vehicle and a passenger vehicle. It is essential to always remain aware of your surroundings, whether operating a tractor or passenger vehicle. Tips for the farmer Keep […]

Hunter Safety Quiz

Questions 1. You should treat all guns as if they are ______. 2. What color is recommended to wear while hunting for yourself and any dogs? 3. How can you prevent mechanical failure? 4. What are the four leading causes of hunting incidents? 5. True or False: it is not important to understand the land […]

Safety Information – September 2022

Hunter Safety According to SCDNR, the four leading causes of hunting incidents are failing to identify their target, firearm safety violations, lack of control or practice with a firearm, and mechanical failure of the firearm. Following the four rules of gun safety can greatly minimize these incidents. The four rules of gun safety are: 1. Treat […]

Hazard Identification Quiz Answers

Questions 1. _________ is an unplanned event that could result in human injury but does not. 2. Who outlined six spets for identifying hazards? 3. What is the final step in identifying hazards? 4. True or false: the root cause of an incident is the primary issue or hazard that led to the incident occurring. […]

Safety Information – August 2022

Hazard Identification Root Causes Incidents happen very often in agricultural workplaces. Often, the cause of these incidents is hazards. These hazards are referred to as “root causes” because the hazard itself resulted in the incident. Examples of root causes are improper training, disorganization, and improper storage of chemicals. Near Misses Often times near misses occur […]

Hot Weather Safety Quiz Answers

Questions 1. People over the age of ____ are at the highest risk of heat stress. 2. True or false: high humidity has no effect on your body’s ability to cool you down. 3. What should you never leave in your car on hot days? 4. True or false: lightweight clothes should be worn on […]

Safety Information – July 2022

Hot Weather Safety High temperatures during the summer months kill hundreds of people every year. It is important to stay cool and hydrated when working in hot weather. There are many ways to protect yourself from heat and sun exposure including, drinking water, limiting outdoor activity in the hottest part of the day, and wearing […]

Center Pivot Safety Quiz Answers

Questions 1. True or false – the best time to perform maintenance on a center pivot is during a storm. 2. What should you do if you notice a center pivot spraying on a powerline or transformer? 3. True or false – you should not wear loose-fitting clothes while working around power transmitting devices? 4. […]

Safety Information – June 2022

Center Pivot Safety Voltage Tester Tutorial Irrigation Hazard – Lightning Stay away from center pivots during storms. These large metal structures act as receptors for lightning due to their height in large open areas. Irrigation Hazards – Spraying Water on Powerlines If you notice water from an irrigation system spraying on a powerline or transformer, […]