Farm safety week highlights hazard recognition

Courtesy photoSept. 16-20 was National Farm Safety and Health Week, a time to recognize the importance of safe practices in the agricultural industry. Although the week has ended, the need for safety remains.

Although National Farm Safety and Health Week has come to a close, those who work on farms and in similar settings should always keep safety in mind.

The week of Sept. 16-20 was focused on shifting “farm safety into high gear” and prioritizing safe practices on the farm and on rural roadways, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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