Ag safety and health experts at the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine & Health will host booths at the New York Farm Show's Center of Progress and International buildings. Both have farm safety and health activities. Be sure to enter the daily drawings!
Here's what's going on at booth CP-231:
Sign up for a Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) for your tractor and receive up to a 70% rebate up to $865.
Youths can experience the mechanical hazard board and learn about pinch points, crush points and other hazards – and how to be safe from them.
Ask State Troopers your answer questions on roadway safety, use of Slow Moving Vehicle (SMV) emblems and machinery lighting.
Have blood pressure checked by the Finger Lakes Migrant Health Center.
Get a free vision screening and learn how to protect your vision.
Check out NYCAMH safety solutions for ordinary farm tasks.
See examples of modified tools and other items for farm health and safety.
Learn how to perform the American Heart Association's hands-only CPR on manikins.
In the International Building (booth I-TOP), learn about personal protective equipment and purchase hearing, respiratory and eye protection for your farm activities. Other activities include:
Try on dust masks and be fitted for ear plugs and hearing protection.
Check out the new replacement PTO shield manufactured by Bare-Co.
See what PPE equipment is necessary to keep you safe while logging.
NYCAMH is a Bassett Healthcare Network program promoting safe and healthy farming. For more info, call 800-343-7527 or visit the website at www.nycamh.com.