Safety

Safety is our top priority. Learn more about what we're doing to foster a philosophy of safety for both our customers and employees.

February Safety Tip: Personal Protective Equipment Basics

February Safety Tip: Personal Protective Equipment Basics

Feb 15, 2018

Agricultural work is one of the most dangerous industries in the country; the risk of employee fatality is nearly double that of the average worker. Because of this, the proper use and care of personal protective equipment (PPE) is crucial to your health and safety.

January Safety Tip: Prevent Farm Equipment Fires Through Safe Fueling

January Safety Tip: Prevent Farm Equipment Fires Through Safe Fueling

Jan 01, 2018

Whether it’s planting season, harvesting season or any time in between, it is always important to think about safe fueling practices.

December Safety Tip: Lifting Precautions for Farm Workers

December Safety Tip: Lifting Precautions for Farm Workers

Dec 06, 2017

Your job involves lifting heavy loads and stooping excessively, both of which can cause serious back injury. Back soreness or injury not only interferes with your daily work, it can also affect the rest of your life. Take the following precautions when lifting on the job to avoid back pain or injury.

November Safety Tip: Tips for Teens in Agriculture

November Safety Tip: Tips for Teens in Agriculture

Nov 01, 2017

Every year, thousands of farm workers are injured and hundreds more die in farming accidents. According to the National Safety Council, agriculture is the most hazardous industry in the nation. Be aware of the hazards and safety practices on a farm, especially as a young worker.

October Safety Tip: Avoiding Farm Machinery Hazards

October Safety Tip: Avoiding Farm Machinery Hazards

Oct 01, 2017

Even though farm machinery manufacturers try to ensure that their products are safe by equipping them with safety guards, agricultural work presents many hazards. Many times, workers suffer injuries because of human error from taking a shortcut, ignoring warning signs, not paying attention or not following safety rules.