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Safety Watch

Iowa Farmer Today (IFT) publishes Safety Watch, a monthly column featuring safety and health information contributed by the Great Plains Center, the Iowa Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (Iowa FACE) Program, and Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (I-CASH).  Safety Watch is featured in the second issue of each month for IFT Publications’ Iowa Farmer Today, Illinois Farmer Today, Missouri Farmer Today, and Midwest Marketer.


Links to Safety Watch articles (since 2015) are below:

Who’s watching? Risky moves rise as farmers work fast, solo (Sept 2016)

Responders prep for safe harvest (August 2016)

Attention to surroundings makes shared roadways safer (July 2016)

Keep new, young employees safe on the farm this season (June 2016)

Micotil injections can be lethal (May 2016)

Collaboration protects farmers in Argentina (April 2016)

The right respirator (Mar 2016)

Farming safely, profitably — are you a good risk? (Feb 2016)

Bin fires can create CO danger (Jan 2016)

Take precautions to avoid farm fires this winter (Dec 2015)

Various risks associated with pressure washing (Nov 2015)

I-CASH grants help spread safety to future farmers (Oct 2015)

Everyday lessons (Sept 2015)

Patience prevents accidents when baling, moving hay (Aug 2015)

Knock-down effect of hydrogen sulfide (July 2015)

Farming can be challenging after knee, shoulder surgery (June 2015)

Help farm kids play it safe (May 2015)

Anhydrous injury survivors share stories (Apr 2015)

Spring cleaning: Tips for safe and successful controlled burns on the farm (Mar 2015)

Hearing protection never too early or too late (Mar 2015)