A feature being promoted this year is U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers' YouTube channel. It includes more than 90 safety and health videos related to agriculture, forestry and fishing, says a press release. Some of the most popular topics have been grain bins, dairy, tractor rollovers, needlestick injuries and heat illness. Recent videos feature dairy stockmanship. Many videos are in English and Spanish.
Now that harvest season is underway, drivers in agricultural areas need to be on the lookout for slow moving tractors on rural roadways, Cindy Larson reports for the News-Sentinel in Fort Wayne, Ind. Indiana has created the "Be Alert, Slow Down, Share the Road" campaign to educate residents about the dangers of driving on rural roads during harvest time. The campaign includes safety tips for driving on roads where one might encounter farm equipment.