Safer Times: The Good Day's Work Blog

Practice Road Safety with Farm Equipment – Here’s Why!

Posted by Marty Huseman on Sep 26, 2019

Nationwide, a U.S. farm insurer tallied up three years of agribusiness claims and released their top 10 commercial agribusiness claims in 2017.  The top 10 list accounted for 50,000+ claims. Leading the list was motor vehicle accidents!  Motor vehicles accidents accounted for more than 20,000 claims.  The most frequent accidents were rear end accidents, backing into vehicles and accidental strike of stationary object. 

Nationwide's Top 10 Commercial Agribusiness Claims
    1. Motor Vehicle Accidents
    2. Worker's Compensation for Disability or Death
    3. Misapplication of Chemicals or Drift 
    4. Slip, Trip, or Injury
    5. Food Related Claims

Farmers and their equipment share the road with the motoring public. Both have visions on how the road best serves them.  This blog addresses areas a farm manager can control for safe traveling this fall.

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Topics: tractors, harvest, combines, driving

Sharing The Road - A Risk Management Strategy

Posted by Marty Huseman on Sep 21, 2017

If your operations’ equipment is involved in an accident on a public highway, can you defend yourself? Can you show you took steps to train your operators on road safety, made your equipment visible and comply with transportation regulations?

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Topics: insurance/ risk management, driving

PRE-HARVEST SAFETY: BE PREPARED TO SHARE THE ROAD

Posted by Good Day's Work on Aug 31, 2017

During harvest, you have a huge amount of work to do within a very short window of time. Put yourself in the best position possible for a safe harvest season by being prepared. Here are some safety tips to think about before harvest and field operations.

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Topics: harvest, driving

Truck driver safety

Posted by Good Day's Work on Nov 17, 2016

Moving materials from one location to another is critical to any agribusiness operation.  The vehicles needed to move product vary almost as much as the drivers on which we rely.  Follow these simple guidelines to improve the safety of your truck operation.

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Topics: driving

PRE-HARVEST SAFETY: BE PREPARED TO SHARE THE ROAD

Posted by Good Day's Work on Sep 6, 2016

During harvest, you have a huge amount of work to do within a very short window of time. Put yourself in the best position possible for a safe harvest season by being prepared. Here are some safety tips to think about before harvest and field operations.

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Topics: harvest, driving

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