According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employee falls are one of the most common injuries in agriculture. Field terrain is by nature uneven and constantly changing. Because of this, many agriculture employers tend to accept employee fall incidents as an uncontrollable risk. However, most fall accidents in outdoor agriculture settings are preventable. Effective planning, hazard identification, and corrective action make the difference!
This session covers:
- Contributing factors to agriculture employee fall injuries based on soil type
- Slip, trip and fall hazard identification for walking and working surfaces
- Fall prevention practices for various outdoor field terrain conditions