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.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.