Tractor Accidents Result in More Than Half of Agriculture Accidents

With Iowa being 92 percent farmland, Agriculture is an important part of the state’s culture. Referring back to the previous blog, “Agriculture Fatalities Largest in State of Iowa”, farming is one of the most dangerous jobs in the country. With agriculture, come tractors – tractor accidents makes up more than half of all fatal farm […]


Fire Prevention Week Oct. 9 through 16

Since 1922, Fire Prevention Week has been observed on the Sunday through Saturday in which October 9 is in to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire in 1871. For the third year in a row, the Fire Prevention Week campaign is, Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 years. Because of the National Fire Protection Association found […]


Agriculture Fatalities Largest in State of Iowa

As harvest season nears, it’s important to know that agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries. Farmers are at high-risk for nonfatal and fatal injuries while on the job. Though a national occupational safety and health agenda for the agricultural production industry has been established as part of the National Occupational Research Agenda process, agriculture […]