Since 1944, farmers, ranchers, safety councils, farm bureaus and ag communities across the United States have advocated for National Farm Safety and Health Week. Driven by our passion for Farm Safety, the Safe Ag Systems team are joining the conversation, encouraging our industry to protect the people and drive cultural change. Help us protect the future of Agriculture!
“Investigators found that those who identified as having long-term occupations in the agriculture, fishing and forestry sectors had 46% greater odds of having dementia than those who did not.”
Grouped with ageing on farm, dementia adds another element of risk not just for the person diagnosed, but for other workers and family members on farm.
“From 2011 to 2018, 1,030 workers died from occupational injuries involving a confined space. The annual figures range from a low of 88 in 2012 to a high of 166 in 2017.” Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI).
The team at Safe Ag Systems are joining the conversation, promoting the importance of farm safety. Join us, US Ag Centers and Farm Safety advocates across social media channels as we share tips and free tools. Help promote one of the most important industries around the globe.
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