Objective: To be able to start and stop a tractor the proper way.
Trainer’s Note Have an experienced tractor operator demonstrate the proper techniques for safely starting and stopping a tractor. An extra rider is only allowed for training purposes. Review the true or false quiz.
The first step in constructing a septic system is to understand and describe the soil. Soil is an excellent medium for treating wastewater and is the most important part of a septic system. The system designer uses information about the soil to select the system type and size.
In July, the New York Fed’s “Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit” reported that delinquency rates on mortgages, auto loans, and credit cards are currently similar to, or lower than, they’ve been at any point since 2000. Serious delinquency (90 plus days) for all loan types, except for student loans, which remains high, peaked during the Great Recession and are currently low or very low compared with historical levels (Federal Reserve Bank of New York 2017a, b).
Objective: To demonstrate how to handle and store livestock medications.
The livestock producer needs to handle needles and medicines. This can be dangerous. An employee responsible for administering medication might assist with this demonstration. Highlight the proper usage and disposal of needles. Review the true or false quiz.
Objective: To know how to correctly use jacks for equipment repairs.
Serious crushing injuries can result from the improper use of jacks. Demonstrate the correct way to use a jack when working on equipment. Let teams of workers practice the correct method for using a jack with various pieces of equipment. Review the true or false quiz.
Objective: To know the hazards that could occur from working with hydraulic equipment and how to prevent them.
Many farm implements use a hydraulic system. Understanding the system reduces the chances of having an incident. Ask an experienced worker to demonstrate hooking up farm machinery to the hydraulic system on a tractor. Other workers might practice. Review the true or false quiz.
Objective: To be able to safely work with and unplug cutterbar-equipped farm machinery.
Conduct this session in the shop or field. Have harvesting equipment available to demonstrate the proper way to unplug cutters. Review service and maintenance needs. Emphasize that safety must always be the first priority. Review the true or false quiz.