Clemson Agricultural Safety

Ag Safety Spotlight – September 2021

Charles V Privette, III Hometown: Pendleton, SC Position: Department Chair, Agricultural Sciences I grew up on a small beef cattle farm in Pendleton, SC, where my dad worked with Clemson Extension as their Irrigation Specialist. I then, in turn, would travel with him as a kid to farms and field days across the state. This […]

Updates – September 2021

The 2019 data for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the agricultural sector is still the most dangerous in America with 573 fatalities, or an equivalent of 23.1 deaths per 100,000 workers. Fall harvest time can be one of the busiest and most dangerous seasons of the year for the agriculture industry. For […]

Safety Information – September 2021

Hayride Safety Always ensure young children are with an adult. Do not stand or walk around while actively on a hayride. Keep all arms and legs inside the wagon while it is moving. Do not have passengers on the tractor pulling the wagon. Never unload or load onto a hayride while the tractor is still […]

Ag Injury News Report – September 2021

Ag Injury News 8/10/2021: Death of migrant worker struck by lightning west of Montreal sparks investigations 8/06/2021: 10-year-old boy dead following farm accident on Friday: Manitoba RCMP 7/20/2021: Logger pinned by trees in Canton flown to area hospital for his injuries 7/19/2021: Pilot of crop-dusting helicopter killed in Minnesota crash 7/18/2021: Man found dead in […]