Although today's tractors are the safest ever, they are still involved in many farm accidents. Seat belts, power take-off (PTO) shields, traveling lights, automatic hydraulic oil shut-offs and rollover protective structures (ROPS) are standard on most new tractors and are all effective in helping prevent accidents and fatalities.
Rutgers Cooperative Research & Extension - Farm Safety Fact Sheets
- Farm Machinery and Equipment Safety Part I: Recognizing and Understanding the Hazards [pdf]
- Farm Machinery and Equipment Safety Part II: Preventing Machinery Accidents During Operation [pdf]
- Overall Program Management - Peter Skeels, or call 848-445-2550