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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.

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.

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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.