As part of National Farm Safety Week, Brandi Janssen, director of Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (I-CASH), says around 50% of tractors being used don’t have a rollover protective structure (ROPS). “Our partnership with the National ROPS Rebate Program can help offset some of the cost of the retrofit process,” she notes.
Expert: Many tractors don’t have safety feature required for around 35 years (KCRG)
Tractors a focus of 2022’s Farm Safety Week (WQAD)
Use of tractor rollover protection stressed as National Farm Safety Week begins (Radio Iowa)
ROPS a proven strategy to keep old tractors safely running (Manchester Press)
Rebate Can Get Farmers Tractor Rollbars For Half Price And Save Lives (KIWA radio)