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Safety Guidelines for Youth Operating Farm Equipment

This booklet contains work guidelines that parents and supervisors can use to assign age and ability appropriate tasks to youth working in agriculture. They also provide information and talking points for adults to use when discussing farm tasks with youth. In addition to the work guidelines, the booklet describes how to use the guidelines and include important supplemental information on topics like supervision, child development and considerations for hired youth.This booklet was created by the National Children’s Center.