Content tagged "crops feed safety"

Entrapment Risk due to Flowing Grain

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 22, 2016

Entrapment risk due to flowing grain. (2012) Farm and Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice. Retrieved from...

Safety Recommendations When Baling and Handling Round Bales

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 22, 2016

(Source: Pennsylvania State University. Agricultural Safety and Health)Safety Recommendations When Baling and Handling Round Bales. (2012) Farm and Ranch...

Silo Fire Prevention and Management

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 16, 2016

 Because the ingredients needed for a fire to occur are present in silos, agricultural producers who have silos should take steps to minimize the likelihood...

Grain Dust Explosions

Ag Safety and Health Updated: February 15, 2016

(Source: Penn State Ag Safety and Health)Grain dust explosions of any size can cause damage to equipment, reduced work time, and injury or death. By...

Preventing Fires in Baled Hay and Straw

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 24, 2015

Most hay fires occur within the first six weeks after baling. Understanding the causes of fires in stored hay and learning how to reduce fire hazards will...

Horizontal Silo Safety

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 22, 2015

(Source: Penn State Ag Safety and Health)The term horizontal silo refers to a storage system in which silage is piled in low, long piles in a space that may...

Crop and Feed Safety Publications

Ag Safety and Health Updated: August 03, 2015

 

Dangers of Silo Gases

Ag Safety and Health Updated: July 03, 2015

After harvested forages are placed in a silo, they often produce gases during the early stages of the fermentation process. Silo gases are difficult to...

Crop Safety Video Resources

Ag Safety and Health Updated: May 01, 2015

 Farm Safety - Crop Protection Products (2011)2:51 minutesEnglish   FrenchFeeder Safety (Dairy Safety Training Part II, Section 3)20136:59 minutesFollowing...

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