Farming

Home Up Food Service Industry Retail Industry Farming Industrial Workplace

Tractor rollovers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnBkGBOFtRc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvAWkRHQPXY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzNJrytf1g8&feature=endscreen&NR=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMcAXdBdkt4

Agriculture is considered the most dangerous industry for young workers, accounting for 42% of all work-related fatalities of young workers in the US between 1992 and 2000. Unlike other industries, half the young victims in agriculture were under age 15 [NIOSH 2003]. For young agricultural workers aged 1517, the risk of fatal injury is four times the risk for young workers in other workplaces [BLS 2000]. Agricultural work exposes young workers to safety hazards such as machinery, confined spaces, work at elevations, and work around livestock. Young workers may also be exposed to agricultural chemicals (e.g., pesticides, fertilizers), noise, respiratory irritants, and toxic gases (see Appendix A) [NRC/IOM 1998; Kirkhorn and Garry 2000]

<<<"CLICK" on the button on the right to access the home base for youth in agriculture portal. Students can click on the links at the top or on the side to learn facts and tips pertaining to  the associated hazards and  safety concerns of the different aspects of farm life. They can also find the same by scanning over the picture and clicking when a title pops up.

Agricultural Matching Game
 

It is strongly advised to have spent some time utilizing site above before attempting the "Agricultural Matching Game." Once becoming familiar with the material, "CLICK" on the game button and proceed to find the matching tiles and answer the quiz that pops up each time you find a matching pair,

 

Play Danger Rangers farm <<< Farm Safety Games
http://www.juniorcitizen.org.uk/kids/farmsafety/

 

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/youth/agriculture/index.html Safety for youth in agriculture.

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/youth/agriculture/quiz.html