According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, “the highest fatal work injury rate among major occupational groups was for farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.”
Farming is notoriously one of the most dangerous occupations, yet many farm fatalities and injuries can be prevented.
What are you doing to make sure you and your family & farm workers are safe?
- Review Farm Safety Rules
- Know where the First Aid Kit is, and know how to use it
- Keep your cell phone with you at all times
Cooperative Extension Publications
Cooperative Extension publications help “extend” University of Maine resources to the public. To browse the full catalog choices, go to the publications page.
Here are links relevant to farming and farm safety: