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Farm Safety & Health

In the news:
  • AgriTourism offers opportunities to diversify farm income, but also potentially introduces liability risks and regulatory pressures.  The Safety Matters safety presentation presented at the Tennessee Department of Agriculture's AgriTourism Workshops discusses some of these issues and offers suggestions for reducing risks. (Note: this is a PowerPoint presentation that has been published as a website, and requires Internet Explorer 4 or better for viewing.)
  • California farmers prosecuted for worker deaths  article in Mercury News, San Jose, CA
  • NIOSH is developing "AutoROPS"  - an automatically deployed ROPS for tractors

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