Please administer pre-test before the school program and the
post-test within one week of the program. Correct and share
with children. Please return all tests with class grade average
for both pre and post-tests. We will use responses and score
changes to help evaluate the program and improve delivery.
materials to: UVM Extension System, Farm Safety Program, RR
1 BOX 2280, Morrisville VT 05661.
many passengers, or extra riders should be allowed on a
tractor or riding lawn mower?
age person is most likely to get seriously injured on a
Answer: Children from 5 to 14 years old.
and how should cleaners and chemicals be stored?
Answer: They should be in their original container
and locked up - out of the reach of children.
piece of farm machinery is most often involved in accidents
rule should we follow when using tractors, ATV's, or riding
Answer: One seat, one rider.
should we wear safety helmets and other protective gear
when riding ATV's, bicycles, or snowmobiles?
Answer: To prevent serious injuries, maybe to save
is a PTO and why is it dangerous?
Answer: Power take-off shaft on back of tractor that
drives equipment (like baler). It turns very fast and can
tear clothes or limbs off.
can happen to you over a period of time if you work or play
around loud equipment, like chainsaws, wood splitters, lawn
mowers, or tractors without protective equipment?
Answer: Loud noises, without hearing protection can
cause hearing loss.
should we ask permission before crossing a fence into a
Answer: The fence may be electrified; it may be made
of barbed wire which can cut you; there may be a bull or
protective livestock out of sight; and it is just using
is responsible for farm and home safety?
document is produced by the University of Vermont Extension
System Farm Safety Program. RR1 Box 2280, Morrisville, Vermont
05661. Phone: (802) 888-4972. Fax: (802) 888-2432
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