The National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety strives to enhance the health and safety of all children exposed to
hazards associated with agricultural work and rural environments. National child agricultural injury statistics.
Harvest season is a peak time for agricultural injuries, including childhood injuries. Two unsafe practices -- extra riders on tractors and working around grain bins -- are of particular concern, with several recent incidents providing harsh reminders.
Prepare for harvest season by watching these safety webinars.
Associated Press story features agritourism, National Children’s Center
Young Workers in Agriculture – Free Safety Webinars!
Youth garden safety featured in new resource
Childhood Agricultural Injuries Fact Sheet released
It’s harvest season: Are the children safe? Webinar
2014 Year in Review Published
Train the Trainer webinars offered to safeguard young agricultural workers
Child development and safe tractor operation webinar link and Slides
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