Examples of safety hazards that can harm agricultural workers include:

  • Lifting, awkward postures, repetitive motion, and other physical stressors
  • Contact with animals
  • Augers, pumps, PTO shafts, and other equipment with dangerous moving mechanical parts
  • Farm vehicles (e.g., tip overs, backing up)
  • Confined spaces (e.g., bins, tanks)
  • Hazardous chemicals used for cleaning or sanitizing
  • Pesticides
  • Manure pits (e.g., low oxygen, toxic gases, drowning)
  • Electrocution (e.g., contact with buried power lines)
  • Uneven or unstable ground that can cause farm vehicle roll-overs
  • Equipment noise
Requirements Videos, Training, and Prevention


Training Materials

WISHA 10 Training for Agriculture


For Groups

Publications, Handouts, Checklists

    Sample Programs

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