The Childhood Agricultural Safety Network (CASN) is a coalition of organizations that work together to help keep children safe on the farm. These organizations represent the agricultural community, child injury prevention, minority-serving associations and related industry organizations.


August’s Safety Message

Water – Help your family enjoy it safely! 
It’s HOT! The perfect time to cool off in a pool, lake or stream. Keep your family safe: talk about water safety and establish rules. Tips to get you started:

• Make sure everyone learns to swim

• Never swim alone – always have a buddy

• Use properly fitted personal floatation devices

• Obey signs about rules and dangers

• Enter the water feet first

• Ensure farm ponds are fenced, and children are supervised around creeks and streams

• Have rescue equipment by the water

• If you have to help a friend out of the water –

 

Reach, Throw, Don’t Go (into the water)

For more information, see the Progressive Agriculture Safety Day

 

® website at www.progressiveag.org or call 1-888-257-3529

 

 


 

Train the Trainer webinars offered to safeguard young agricultural workers

For more information, see schedule

 

 


“Child Ag Safety: During the harvest season and all year round” webinar Sept 23

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Will be presented by the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety during Farm Safety and Health week at 12:00 pm CT.  Registration will be available soon.

 

 


 

Child Development agricultural webinar available:

Child Development and Tractor Operation: How Children Change as They Grow Older

View: Dr. Schwebel Child Development Webinar