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Stand-Up for the Prevention of Grain Engulfment, April 9-13, 2018

3/29/2018

Suffocation from engulfment is a leading cause of death in grain bins. During the Stand-Up for Grain Engulfment Prevention event, employers and workers are encouraged to emphasize worker protection and ways to reduce injuries and prevent fatalities from engulfment.

Farm/ranch parents can use new checklist to keep kids safe

3/2/2018

Parents want to protect their children and keep them safe, but for parents involved with agriculture this can present challenges. Each farm and ranch is unique, and so is each child. Addressing hazards to children in the agricultural environment requires an individual approach.

2018 Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP Week)

1/29/2018

The 2018 Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Week will be celebrated March 4-10. The theme for the week will be “No One Can Take Your Place” and will highlight a different safety focus each day of the week.

Agricultural Youth Work Guidelines Help Kids do the Job Safely

8/11/2017

Youth doing work that doesn’t match their developmental level and abilities increases the risk of injury. Children, teens, and adults working on farms face hazards not encountered in other jobs. Use these guidelines to help determine if a youth is ready to perform a job and learn more about hazards and keeping working youth safe.

2017 State Safety Poster Program

5/4/2017

In an effort to reduce accidents by developing "safety-minded" youth, Kansas Farm Bureau has sponsored a Safety Poster Program since 1950.

2017 Farm Fatalities in Kansas

4/21/2017

There have been 10 fatal agriculture related incidents reported in Kansas this year.

Celebrate National Farm Safety & Health Week - September 18-24

9/13/2016

Farm Safety...A Legacy to be Proud

Farm Safety is Important at Kansas Farm Bureau

8/1/2016

Your KFB safety manager has been busy the first half of 2016.

Grain Engulfment Rescue Training

6/14/2016

KFB’s safety manager recently attended KU’s Kansas Fire and Rescue training event: Grain Engulfment Rescue where she received training alongside firefighters from Fort Riley and Junction City.

2016 Farm Incidents and Fatalities in Kansas

5/12/2016

2016 Farm Incidents: Not-Fatal Incidents = 1; Fatal Incidents = 8

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