Most Common Types of Farm Injuries

If landowners, farm equipment manufacturers and- most importantly- operators don’t take the appropriate safety precautions, farming could be a very dangerous profession. In fact, industry fatalities rose 11% last year with nearly 700 deaths.     Leading the types of farm equipment related injuries are tractor overturns. Each year approximately 100 U.S. farmers are killed …

Safe Agricultural Machinery Operation

Farm machinery is inherently dangerous for operators and bystanders alike. So injuries of all kinds can occur when workers are not paying close attention and taking the proper precautions.     There are many different types of farm machinery, but they all have similar characteristics and hazards. Not all these hazards can be completely shielded, …