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National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety

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.





Keep Kids Safe with Rollover Protection

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Studies have shown that use of a ROPS in combination with a seatbelt is 99% effective in preventing deaths associated with tractor rollovers. If your teenaged children are driving your unprotected tractor, call 1-877-ROPS-R4U to get a 70% rebate on a rollbar if you live in WI, NY, PA, VT, NH or MA. More information is available at Tractor Rollover Protective Structure Rebate Program

MEDIA RELEASES

Youth garden safety featured in new resource

Agritourism safety website upgraded with operator feedback

Children and grain handling don’t mix: here’s why

National Children's Center receives major grant for agriculture safety

Childhood Agricultural Injuries Fact Sheet released





NEW

Child development and safe tractor operation webinar link and Slides

Summary of NIOSH Childhood Agricultural Injury Prevention Extramural Research: A Quindecennial (1997–2011) of Progress report published

Keep Kids Away From Tractors Webinar Recording and Slides






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