Tractors are nearly universal on the farm. While a critical piece of equipment, tractors are also the number one cause of death on the farm.
Take the time to refresh all tractor operators on the necessary steps and training for safe operation.
The U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers (www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/agctrhom.html) are funded by the
National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety.
The Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH) is a multidisciplinary collaboration of five leading research and health care institutions. This collaboration brings together unique and complementary expertise to address existing and emerging health and safety issues in agriculture.
UMASH is one of eleven Centers of Excellence in Agricultural Disease and Injury Research, Education, and Prevention funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Funding is provided through a cooperative agreement from NIOSH, U54OH010170 (2009-2021).