Safety Watch

Iowa Farmer Today (IFT) publishes Safety Watch, a monthly column featuring safety and health information contributed by the Great Plains Center, the Iowa Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (Iowa FACE) Program, and Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (I-CASH).  Safety Watch is featured in the second issue of each month for IFT Publications’ Iowa Farmer Today, Illinois Farmer Today, Missouri Farmer Today, and Midwest Marketer.

Click on the Iowa Farmer Today link in each line to read the article on the Iowa Farmer Today website.

Safe Travel Means Busting Some Myths, Stephanie Leonard, Iowa Farmer Today, May 2017

Standard Expands Respiratory Protection, Brandi Janssen, Iowa Farmer Today, April 2017

Plan Now for Safe Manure Handling, Stephanie Leonard, Iowa Farmer Today, March 2017

Small Steps Affect Beginning Farmers’ Safety, Brandi Janssen, Iowa Farmer Today, February 2017

Winter Repair Work Presents Stability Risks, Stephanie Leonard, Iowa Farmer Today, January 2017

Suicide Rate Among Farmers at Historic High, Brandi Janssen, Iowa Farmer Today, December 2016

Producers Respond to H2S Deaths, Stephanie Leonard, Iowa Farmer Today, November 2016

Farming with Diabetes Requires Balancing Act, Brandi Janssen, Iowa Farmer Today, October 2016.

Risky Moves Rise as Farmers move Fast, Solo, Stephanie Leonard, Iowa Farmer Today, September 2016.

Responders Prep for Safe Harvest, Brandi Janssen, Iowa Farmer Today, August 2016.

Attention to Surroundings Makes Shared Roadways Safer, Stephanie Leonard, Iowa Farmer Today, July 2016

Keep New, Young Employees Safe on the Farm This Season, Brandi Janssen, Iowa Farmer Today, June 2016

Micotil injections can be lethal, Stephanie Leonard, Iowa Farmer Today, May 2016.

Collaboration keeps Argentine Farmers Safe, Dr. Marcos Brigioni and Brandi Janssen, Iowa Farmer Today, April 2016.

The right respirator, Stephanie Leonard, Iowa Farmer Today, March 2016

Farming safely, profitably — are you a good risk? Brandi Janssen, Iowa Farmer Today, February 2016

Bin fires can create CO danger, Stephanie Leonard, Iowa Farmer Today, January 2016

Take precautions to avoid farm fires this winter, Brandi Janssen, Iowa Farmer Today, December 2015

Various risks associated with pressure washing, Stephanie Leonard, Iowa Farmer Today, November 2015

I-CASH grants help spread safety to future farmers, Brandi Janssen, Iowa Farmer Today, October 2015

Everyday Lessons, Stephanie Leonard, Iowa Farmer Today, September 2015

Patience prevents accidents when baling, moving hay, Stephanie Leonard, Iowa Farmer Today, August 2015

Take precautions to avoid heat-related illness, Brandi Janssen, Iowa Farmer Today, July 2015

Knock-down effect of hydrogen Sulfide, Stephanie Leonard, Iowa Farmer Today, July 2015

Farming can be challenging after knee, shoulder surgery, Brandi Janssen, Iowa Farmer Today, June 2015

Help Kids Stay Safe on the Farm, Marizen Ramirez and Tammy Ellis, Iowa Farmer Today, May 2015.

Anhydrous Injury Survivors Share Stories, Stephanie Leonard, Iowa Farmer Today, April 2015.

Spring Cleaning: Tips for Safe and Successful Controlled Burns on the Farm, Brandi Janssen, Iowa Farmer Today, March 2015.

Hearing Protection Never Too Early or Too Late, Stephanie Leonard and Fred Gerr, Iowa Farmer Today, February 2015.