National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 17 - 23
September 13, 2023
Agriculture continues to rank as one of the most dangerous sectors in this country. according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Since 1944, the third week of September has been recognized as National Farm Safety and Health Week. This year’s dates are September 17-23, with the theme “No One Can Take Your Place.”
Priority populations in agriculture take center stage for this year’s National Farm Safety and Health Week. Farms and ranches are a wonderful place for children to grow up, but we all have a role in keeping youth safe while they grow up with agriculture. Incidents happen most often when children are playing in an agricultural worksite or are bystanders to ag work.
Learn more about rural road safety as well as other safe agricultural practices by tuning in to the daily free webinars hosted by the AgriSafe Network. To register and for more information on the webinars, visit agrisafe.org.
Monday, Sept. 18 - Tractor Safety & Rural Roadway Safety
Tuesday, Sept. 19 – Health and Wellness
Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Priority Populations
Thursday, Sept. 21- Confined Spaces in Agriculture
Friday, Sept. 22 – Brain Health