Risk Management

Hand Tools: Are you using them safely?

Hand tools are generally used for manual operation; however, hand tools can be used for much more than their intended use. When this happens,...

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Moist hay poses a severe fire risk

When hay is baled and stored at high moisture levels, it can spontaneously combust, often resulting in a total loss of the crop and barn. These hay...

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Hot work: Cutting & welding safety

Operations that create a spark or flame such as welding, cutting, and soldering are referred to as hot work. Special precautions are necessary to...

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Lockout/Tagout: Control of hazardous energy

Lockout/tagout is the procedural step needed to shut down, isolate, block, and secure machines or equipment to a zero mechanical state. This proces...

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4 steps to create a business continuity plan for your farm

While no one wants to think about a disaster happening, it is important to have a plan in place before disaster strikes. Depending on the type of...

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Reduce Work Comp costs with a proactive approach to treating injuries

When injuries happen on the job, they can turn into expensive claims, ultimately driving an employer's Work Comp insurance premiums higher. There...

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