Safety Training Resources

Below are examples of websites that provide farm safety training resources. You may use these training resources with your workers as part of your farm safety plan, as well as help build your knowledge of federal laws and regulations.  

 

Sources for training

NASD - National Ag Safety Database

http://nasdonline.org/
The National Ag Safety Database was developed with funding from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The website provides information and educational resources from the agricultural safety and health community.

 

OSHA: Agricultural Operations - General Resources

https://www.osha.gov/dsg/topics/agriculturaloperations/generalresources.html
OSHA web page that provides links to farm related training resources and materials. The web page also provides links to other national and state organizations that provide resources for safety training.  

 

OSHA: Susan Hanwood Training Grant Program

https://www.osha.gov/dte/grant_materials/material_listing_topic.html
Provides training and education resources for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces. Features training materials such as PowerPoints, instructor and student manuals, and test questions.  

 

Future Farmers of America - FFA Learn Resources

https://www.ffa.org/FFAResources/ffalearn/Pages/default.aspx
FFA Learn resources provide FFA provides a source for online delivery of instructional materials, tools and resources.  

 

National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS)

http://www.necasag.org/aboutnecas/webinars/
The National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS) is dedicated to preventing illnesses and injuries among farmers and their employees. This website provides webinars on farm-related safety topics as well as other safety and health resources.  

 

CareerSafe

http://www.careersafeonline.com/index.php
CareerSafe is a website that provides interactive online training courses. Their focus is to teach entry-level workers, particularly high school and college students, how to reduce the risks associated with the agricultural industry. Career safe provides the OSHA 10-Hour General Industry (Agriculture) safety training.  

 

These are only a sample of what may be available to you as learning resources. Other sources which may have resources include your state's Department of Labor, state Occupational Safety and Health office, and your state's cooperative extension office.