This week, September 18-24 is National Farm Safety & Health Week. The theme for the 79th annual event is “Protecting Agriculture’s Future.” Agriculture is a leading industry in North Dakota, creating almost one-fourth of the state’s employment and 26,000 farms and ranches stretching across the state.
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The NDSC has been awarded an OSHA Susan Harwood Curriculum Development Grant to develop an agricultural safety course targeted to employers who perform agricultural operations, with a focus on youth employees, those new to farming and other small businesses in the agricultural industry.
The trailer will house safety education modules and hands-on activities covering grain dust explosions, chemical and respiratory irritation of the eyes and lungs, equipment handling, ATVs, fall protection, and more.