For Kids: 

Do you live on a farm??

If you do, being safe while working and playing is very important! Learn how to have fun around the farm while staying healthy at Farm Safety for Just Kids!

 

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For Parents: 


 

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Agricultural Safety and Health

Penn State Extension provides an online center for all issues regarding farm safety and health for agricultural families. The center provides information about the Farm / Agriculture / Rural Management Hazardous Analysis Tool, an evaluation system that provides users with critical safety and health information using minimal text.

 

Children & Safety on the Farm

This document is a comprehensive guide to farm safety and risk aversion that addresses issues for children of every age bracket.

 

Emergency Response, Mitigation and Recovery Programs

This webpage provides links to information for farm rescue training, emergency first aid care for farmers and farm family emergency response training.

 


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Childhood Agricultural Safety Network

The Childhood Agricultural Safety Network (CASN) is a coalition of organizations that work together to help keep children safe on the farm. CASN provides guidance for farm families seeking information to strengthen on-farm safety protocols.

 


 

logo exeXtension Aftermarket ROPS Rebate Program

In a collaboration with Penn State’s Agriculture Safety and Health Department, the Cooperative eXtension organization provides a the ROPS Retrofit Program, which rebates 70% of the cost for the purchase and installation of ROPS, to a maximum of $754 for Pennsylvania farmers.

 

 


 

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The U.S. National Library of Medicine administers MedlinePlus, a health information database with information specifically for farmers. Topics range from issues on back pain, dust and molds, eye protection to farm animals. Additionally, the webpage provides links to experts on farm health in within the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

 


 

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The National Ag Safety Database provides the North American Guidelines for Children’s Agricultural Tasks (NAGCAT), which are guiding principles designed to assist in assigning age-appropriate tasks for children on farms.

 


 

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OSHA Pest Control Pyrotechnics Safety Guide

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s safety guide for pest control pyrotechnics informs farmers about recommended practices when storing, loading and using a launch pistol or shotgun shellcrackers.

 


 

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Farm Safety and Health Checklist

Developed by Penn State University, the farm safety and health checklist is a resources farmers can use to ensure that their agricultural operation is safe and has limited risks.

 

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Rural Roads Safety Program

The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Rural Roads Safety Program is designed to educate the public and farmers about safety concerns on rural raods, particularly in relation to slow moving agricultural vehicles.

 


 

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This workbook provides a simple question and answer format that is interactice, allowing a farm to put together a priority list of important operational plans or chages that will make their farm more secure and more capable of continuing operation before, during and after a major storm, natural disaster, or other critical interruption.

 


 

logo KuboThe Ten Commandments of Tractor Safety

The U.S. Department of Labor provides a resource guide about farm safety departments and extension programs throughout the nation. Also listed are links to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) center for approved farm safety practices.

 


 

logo DepartLaborUSAUnited States Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor provides a resource guide about farm safety departments and extension programs throughout the nation. Also listed are links to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) center for approved farm safety practices.

 

 

 


 

logo YouthRulesYouthRules! Labor Requirements

A library on both federal and state youth labor requirements, YouthRules! is the leading source of information regarding farm laws regarding youth employment.