Rural firefighters are farmers’ neighbors, friends, family, or are farmers in their own right. They are a highly trainable and trusted workforce. Moreover,
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Farm Safety Check
Agricultural workers all over the world rely on ATVs to complete tasks on the farm. However, despite the usefulness of ATVs, serious injuries can result from improper use.
If you take proper safety precautions, you can reduce the risk of ATV-related injury or death.
UMASH IN THE FIELD - LATEST NEWS
SPOTLIGHT: Firefighters Could be Key to Farm Safety
SPOTLIGHT: Roadway Safety
It is important to take special precautions on the roadways during planting and harvesting season—whether you are a farmer or driver of a motor vehicle.
Minnesota Corn Growers Association Highlights UMASH Farm Safety Check
The Minnesota Corn Growers Association featured the UMASH Farm Safety Check in their recent article, “Safety review a year-round effort”. As part of
SPOTLIGHT: Rollover Protection
The occupational death rate on farms is nearly 800 percent greater than in all other industries combined. The leading cause of farm deaths is tractor rollovers.
UMASH at Women’s Agricultural Leadership Conference
UMASH was one of the sponsors of the Women's Agricultural Leadership Conference "Agriculture 2017: Embracing Innovation" at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
UMASH at Ag Awareness Day 2017
The outreach team represented UMASH at the annual Ag Awareness Day on the University of Minnesota East Bank campus. This was a great opportunity to showcase
UMASH at 2017 Public Health Institute
The University of Minnesota Summer Public Health Institute, now in its 16th year, will be held May 22-June 9 and offers courses for everyone practicing
UMASH at MVMA Conference
UMASH researchers from Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) exhibited for the first time at the Minnesota Veterinary Medicine Association (MVMA) conference