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2019 Agriculture Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Week

10/15/2018

The 2019 Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Week will be celebrated March 3-9. The theme for the week will be "Safety: Know Your Limits" and will focus on a different safety topic each day of the week.

2018 Nat'l Farm Safety & Health Week

6/21/2018

"Cultivating the Seeds of Safety" is the theme for the Nat'l Farm Safety & Health Week celebration scheduled for September 16-22, 2018.

What You Need to Know About the Opioid Epidemic in Rural America

5/23/2018

This article offers information about opioids in general, how this crisis has affected farm and ranch families and what resources are available if you need help.

2018 Farm Fatalities in Kansas

5/14/2018

As of July 23, there have been five fatal agriculture related incidents reported in 2018.

2018 State Safety Poster Program

5/1/2018

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

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.

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.

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