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National Farmers Safety and Health Week

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National Farmers Safety and Health Week takes place September 17-23 and is held by the National Education Center for Agriculture Safety (NECAS). In 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the first proclamation or farm safety due to the high injury rate in agriculture. This week is committed to improving the safety and well-being of everyone working on farms. This week is structured by topics including:

  • Monday, September 18th – Equipment and Rural Roadway Safety
  • Tuesday, September 19th – Health and Wellness
  • Wednesday, September 20th – Priority Populations
  • Thursday, September 21st – Confined Spaces
  • Friday, September 22nd – Brain Health

JJ Safety offers training on Agriculture Safety and Confined Space Safety as well as Agricultural Safety Meetings.

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