Putting Farm Safety into Practice – Grain and Forage Harvest

A modern farm can be a dangerous and unforgiving place. Fall is a high-risk time as harvest operations ramp up quickly. In Wisconsin, there are tight time windows to get forages, corn, soybeans and other crops harvested and put into storage. It’s that time pressure that often contributes to mistakes and leads to injury or death. Machinery plays a major factor in serious harvest season injuries. Here are some tips to put safety into practice.

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OSHA Recordkeeping Webinar scheduled for Oct. 18

Contact: Cheryl Skjolaas, 608-265-0568, skjolaas@wisc.edu Agricultural employers who want a better understanding of the OSHA 1094 Recordkeeping and Reporting of Injuries standard are invited to join a webinar offered on Oct. 18, 2011 from 1-3 p.m. The webinar will be led by Kelly Bubolz, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA Appleton Area Office. She will discuss those […]

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