Posted by: Chelsea Hampton | August 6, 2012

Agricultural Health & Safety Trivia – Test Your Knowledge!

Ranching and farming are some of the most dangerous occupations. Agricultural workers are exposed to numerous hazards such as chemicals, machinery and tools, livestock handling, grain bins and silos, exposure to the elements, and much more. Farmers and ranchers face many challenges in order to provide people with the multitude of basic necessities needed on a daily basis. Health and safety are important for our current and future farmers, and injury and illness can be better avoided through knowledge and prevention. Below are some important health and safety trivia questions. Feel free to answer any of them, and you can respond via Twitter, Facebook, or our blog!

  • When it comes to agricultural safety structures, what does ROPS stand for?
  • In terms of personal safety, what does PPE stand for, and what would some examples be?
  • What are some of the health risks involved in working outdoors?
  • What are three things you can do to avoid heat-related illness?

 

This information is provided courtesy of the Wyoming AgrAbility Project. For more information, visit our website or call toll-free at 866-395-4986.

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