Author Archives: Melissa Ploeckelman

Agrikids

Agrikids Ashbawn, Corballis, Julianstown Co. Meath, A92 HP8A, Ireland Alma Jordan – Founder Phone: 085-771-6540 Email: alma@agrikids.ie 

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Child Incident Reports

Here are two recent child agricultural injury incidents:   Boy hospitalized after arm gets stuck in farm machinery http://wibx950.com/boy-11-hospitalized-after-arm-gets-stuck-in-farm-machinery/   Father, 9-year-old son killed in barn fire were inseparable, family says https://wgntv.com/2018/11/12/father-9-year-old-son-killed-in-barn-fire-were-inseparable-family-says/     To review a growing national collection of news articles reporting injuries and fatalities, please visit www.AgInjuryNews.org

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Catherine LePrevost

Catherine LePrevost, PhD Agromedicine Extension Specialist Teaching Assistant Professor Department of Applied Ecology North Carolina Sate University 258A David Clark Labs Raleigh, NC 27695 Phone: (919)515-2276 Email: celeprev@ncsu.edu

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Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin

Children’s Heath Alliance of Wisconsin 6737 W. Washington St., Suite 1111 West Allis, WI 53214 Amanda Bagin — Project Manager Phone: (414) 337-4565 Email: abagin@chw.org Amy Parry — Data Project Manager Phone: (414)337-4568 Email: aparry@chw.org Karen Nash — Project Manager Phone: (414)337-4567 Email: knash@chw.org Joanna O’Donnell — Project coordinator Phone: (414)337-4571 Email: jodonnell@chw.org

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Children and Tractors: Myths, Facts, or “Other”

Children and Tractors: Myths, Facts, or “Other” Click here to view the webinar Join us as we discuss the topic of children and tractors, starting at birth and moving up through adulthood. We will explore what we know, what we think we know, and what we don’t know, including the risks and benefits of children […]

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Updates from Marsha

Hello CASN Participants, CASN In-Person Meeting It was a great meeting in Halifax, so I wanted to take a moment to thank those of you that could join us. Don’t forget to send your feedback from the meeting, along with a short summary of your announcements during the round robin. Child Ag Incidents We are […]

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Child Agricultural Injury Prevention Workshop

Protecting the future of agriculture Future dates to be announced YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE Join us and learn how you can help safeguard children and youth who live, work and play on farms and ranches. This information can be used to develop and enhance childhood agricultural safety strategies for your organization.  Hosted by: Click […]

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Redlands Christian Migrant Association

Redlands Christian Migrant Association RCMA http://www.rcma.net/about-us/mission-vision-values/ 402 W. Main St. Immokalee, FL 34142 Phone: 1-800-282-6540 Email: gayane.stephanian@rcma.org

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Updates from Marsha

  Below are some recent child ag injury incidents:  Indiana (U.S.) incident Rural Goshen girl dies in farming accident Goshen News GOSHEN — A 3-year-old Goshen girl died of injuries she sustained in a farming accident late Friday night. According to Elkhart County Capt. Girl, 3, dies following tractor accident in Goshen – WSBT-TV Ireland incident: A mother’s tribute: ‘We cannot imagine […]

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Updates from Marsha

  Below are some recent child ag injury incidents. Thanks to Mike Pate for sharing the first incident:   Boy, 3, rescued from 10-foot manure pit http://6abc.com/boy-3-rescued-from-10-foot-manure-pit/3497175/?sf189915175=1 Same incident: Manure pit traps 3-year-old under barn in Pennsylvania — ‘kind of like a quicksand’ Sacramento Bee 911 calls reported a 3 year old male had fallen […]

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Updates from Marsha

  Unfortunately, we have had some more child ag injury incidents (see below). Check out the green box below to learn more about how to prevent these types of incidents. 2-year-old boy killed in tractor accident identified WWMT-TV Heikes was from the Vicksburg area and Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller said unfortunately they respond to […]

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Updates from Marsha

9 year old boy trampled by cattle https://www.channel3000.com/news/9-year-old-boy-trampled-by-cattle-near-iowa-grant-county-line-officials-say/729002180   Rural incident, but unknown as of yet if it is farm related: http://www.krtv.com/story/38014458/nine-year-old-boy-dies-in-jefferson-county-crash   To review a growing national collection of news articles reporting injuries and fatalities, please visit www.AgInjuryNews.org 

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Ag Health and Safety Alliance

Carolyn Sheridan, RN, BSN Founder, President Phone: (712)363-4034 Email: carolynsheridan@aghealthandsafty.com

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Updates on a Monday

Unfortunately, we have had another child fatality: 2 year old killed in tractor accident. http://www.epbusinessjournal.com/2018/04/two-year-old-maverick-county-boy-killed-in-tractor-accident/

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Recent Child Ag Injury Incidents

Nine year old boy trampled by cattle https://www.channel3000.com/news/9-year-old-boy-trampled-by-cattle-near-iowa-grant-county-line-officials-say/729002180 Rural incident, but unknown as of yet if it is farm related: http://www.krtv.com/story/38014458/nine-year-old-boy-dies-in-jefferson-county-crash To review a growing national collection of news articles reporting injuries and fatalities, please visit www.AgInjuryNews.org

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Adorned Meeting

June 25, 2018 Meeting Minutes to come

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Adjourned Meetings

June, 26 2017 Meeting 2017 June 26 Meeting Notes

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Youth Working in Agriculture: Keeping them safe while they learn and grow

Click here to view webinar Work is inherently good for children and youth – and agriculture offers many opportunities for them to develop work skills, learn responsibility and leadership, and gain an appreciation for farming and related industries. We also know that agricultural work can be dangerous, and that many youth are injured or killed […]

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Accessing and Using Free Resources for Teaching Fall and Electrical Safety

Click Here for Webinar  Falls and electricity are some of the most common types of hazards encountered in agriculture. This session introduces free materials that can be used to educate others about these hazards. While these materials are ideal for school agricultural classes, the curriculum, including optional interactive activities, also work well for community education. […]

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Children and Youth: Living, Working and Playing Safely on Farms

Click Here for Webinar  Farms and ranches are great places to live, work and play, and there are numerous benefits to growing up on them. However, agricultural worksites are among the most dangerous in the U.S., resulting in numerous injuries and fatalities to youth. For working youth, too many of these injuries and deaths are […]

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