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Ag Safety Awareness Week - March 6-12, 2016

Ag Safety Awareness Week - March 6-12, 2016

Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Week will be celebrated March 6-12, 2016. Please visit the AFBF Health & Safety page to view the ASAP week resources. The ASAP Facebook page will also provide updates and additional information as the week approaches.

You will find a customizable ASAP Week news release, “Caution—Safety is No Accident” logos, print and web-ready graphics and other resources to help you promote the week across social media platforms and in your publications. Shareable social media resources for you to use to promote the week include:

Pinterest board for links to safety tips and programs

Monday: ATV Safety
Safety is no accident! Check out this great video about ATV safety. http://www.fb.org/programs/healthandsafety/home/#ASAPWeek

This 4-wheeler ride turned into an amputated leg, are you being safe? http://www.fb.org/programs/healthandsafety/home/#ASAPWeek

ATVs on blacktop are like a “pig on ice”- check out why here. http://www.fb.org/programs/healthandsafety/home/#ASAPWeek

Tuesday: Child Safety
Safety is no accident! Check out this great video on keeping kids safe on the farm. http://www.fb.org/programs/healthandsafety/home/#ASAPWeek

Accidents can happen at any time, make sure you’re doing all you can to keep kids safe on the farm. http://www.fb.org/programs/healthandsafety/home/#ASAPWeek

Wednesday: Tractor Safety
Did you know just one tractor tire can weigh 600 lbs? Make sure you know how to keep your family safe around tractors: http://www.fb.org/programs/healthandsafety/home/#ASAPWeek

Tractors can be one of the most useful and dangerous piece of equipment, stay safe today http://www.fb.org/programs/healthandsafety/home/#ASAPWeek

Stay alert, stay safe on tractors: http://www.fb.org/programs/healthandsafety/home/#ASAPWeek

Thursday: Roadway Safety
Safety is no accident! Check out this great video about roadway safety. http://www.fb.org/programs/healthandsafety/home/#ASAPWeek

Hear Isaiah’s harrowing story about roadway safety: http://www.fb.org/programs/healthandsafety/home/#ASAPWeek

Friday: Grain Bin Safety
Grain Bin Safety is crucial: “It just sucks you down like quicksand” http://www.fb.org/programs/healthandsafety/home/#ASAPWeek

Hear Arick’s amazing story of surviving a grain bin accident: http://www.fb.org/programs/healthandsafety/home/#ASAPWeek

Don’t forget we plan to feature a specific focus each day of ASAP Week as follows:

  • Monday - ATV Safety
  • Tuesday - Youth Safety on the Farm
  • Wednesday - Tractor Safety
  • Thursday - Roadway Safety
  • Friday - Grain Bin Safety