Safer Times: The Good Day's Work Blog

Combine Safety and the Hazards to Avoid.

Posted by Good Day's Work on Aug 29, 2017

When you and your harvest crew gear up for fall harvest, we hope you first follow our tips on how to prep your farm for this season. After you have, take a look at these common combine hazards, so you're as safe as possible on the job.

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Topics: tractors, hazard communication, combines

Tractor Safety - Complacency and Other Hazards

Posted by Good Day's Work on Jun 27, 2017

Tractor Safety

Tractors are among the most used and valued pieces of equipment in agribusiness. Not only are they used every day, they can be used all day long by different workers. It may come to no surprise that tractors are the primary source for most agricultural related fatalities.

 

  • Overturns
  • Run-overs,
  • Entanglements
  • Highway Collisions  

Accidents involving agricultural tractors kill approximately 250 people a year and are by far the leading cause of death and serious injury in agriculture.  Rollovers account for over half of those fatalities annually. It is estimated that 95% of tractor fatalities could be avoided. 

Complacency Overlooked

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Topics: tractors

Tractor Safety - Complacency Is A Hazard

Posted by Good Day's Work on Mar 30, 2017

Tractor Safety

Tractors are among the most used and valued pieces of equipment in agribusiness. Not only are they used every day, they can be used all day long by different workers. It may come to no surprise that tractors are the primary source for most agricultural related fatalities.

 

  • Overturns
  • Run-overs,
  • Entanglements
  • Highway Collisions  

Accidents involving agricultural tractors kill approximately 250 people a year and are by far the leading cause of death and serious injury in agriculture.  Rollovers account for over half of those fatalities annually. It is estimated that 95% of tractor fatalities could be avoided. 

Complacency Overlooked

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Topics: tractors

Combine Safety and the Hazards to Avoid.

Posted by Good Day's Work on Aug 18, 2016

When you and your harvest crew gear up for fall harvest, we hope you first follow our tips on how to prep your farm for this season. After you have, take a look at these common combine hazards, so you're as safe as possible on the job.

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Topics: tractors, combines

Combine Safety and the Hazards to Avoid

Posted by Good Day's Work on Sep 1, 2015

When you and your harvest crew gear up for fall harvest, we hope you first follow our tips on how to prep your farm for this season. After you have, take a look at these common combine hazards, so you're as safe as possible on the job.

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Topics: tractors

Tractor Safety: 5 Steps to Prep for a Safe Harvest Season

Posted by Good Day's Work on Aug 25, 2015

While summer is coming to an end, most of us are gearing up for a long harvest season. Regardless of what you grow­—corn, wheat, silage, beans, you name it—it’s the busiest and most labor-intensive time of the year.  

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Topics: tractors

Tractor Safety and What It Could Cost You

Posted by Good Day's Work on Aug 18, 2015

Tractors are essential to your farm operation, because without them you and your employees wouldn’t be able to do your jobs. Heck, most of you reading this probably learned to drive a tractor before you learned to drive a car. But what about your employees' tractor skills?

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Topics: tractors

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