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NFSHW23: ATV Safety

September 18, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Last updated on September 18th, 2023 at 03:36 pm

Summary: ATVs (all-terrain vehicles) are one of the most common and dangerous pieces of equipment on today’s farm. An average of 500 persons die and another 100,000 are seriously injured each year while operating ATVs. Nearly 60% of the fatalities occur in agriculture. This course teaches how to recognize, evaluate, and control common hazards when operating an ATV on the farm.

Intended Audience: Individuals operating ATVs

Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to…

  1. Understand the hazards associated with the use of All-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
  2. Evaluate your risk when using ATVs in farming activity
  3. Control your risk by following safe practices for operating an ATV
  4. Use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment when operating an ATV

Presenter: Curt Porterfield, Health and Safety Training Coordinator, Virginia Tech

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September 18, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
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