Central States Center for Agricultural Safety & Health

Feature story in December 2014 Nebraska Farmer Magazine: Promoting Health on the Farm.

Pilot Project recipient Carol Anderson has put her funding from the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health CS-CASH to great use.  Carol has developed an Outreach program at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh Nebraska that educates agricultural workers in the region about health and safety issues. http://magissues.farmprogress.com/NEF/NF12Dec14/nef004.pdf

‘SUM’THINGS UP – MINNESOTA Fall Harvest-Time Injuries

There’s still time to achieve a safer fall harvest this year among Minnesota farmers and ranchers.  One way is renewed focus on preventing what has contributed to fatalities in the past.  Like many other fatal events, preventing deaths in production agriculture often involves hardware and behavior.  For example, rollover protection is the hardware to have if your tractor overturns; following safe operating practices on an ATV helps keep them right side up.  The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) categorizes fatalities in production agriculture for… Continue Reading

‘SUM’THINGS UP – NEBRASKA Fall Harvest-Time Injuries

There’s still time for a safer fall harvest among Nebraska’s farmers and ranchers this year.  One way is a renewed focus on preventing what has contributed to fatalities in the past, whether they occur over the course of the year or during fall harvest times.  Like many other fatal events, preventing deaths in production agriculture often involves hardware and behavior.  For example, rollover protection is the hardware to have if your tractor overturns; following safe operating practices every time you get on an ATV helps… Continue Reading