It’s that time of year when the days begin to shorten and the weather begins to turn crisp. The leaves begin to lose their green, and every beverage tastes of pumpkin spice. It’s autumn, and for many of the agriculture-producing parts of the country, it’s harvest time. That means that farm workers will be putting in long hours on heavy equipment and in grain bins, and injuries are more likely to occur. Since 1944, the third week in September has been dedicated as “National Farm Safety and Health Week” to put a spotlight on keeping these crucial food producers safe. This year’s theme is “Farm Safety: A Legacy to Be Proud Of”.
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