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National Farm Safety Week Resources Available


AMES, Iowa  -- National Farm Safety and Health Week is Sept. 16-22. The theme, chosen by the National Safety Council, is “It's Easier to Bury a Tradition than a Child.”
This compilation of news releases by Iowa organizations was coordinated by Chuck Schwab, Iowa State University (ISU) Extension farm safety specialist. 

Iowa Proclamation for Farm Safety and Health week (pdf)

Iowa Farm Safety Council news release:  Iowa Farm Safety and Health Week (doc)

Easter Seals Iowa news release: With the Help of Easter Seals, Marvin Raises 20,000 Pheasants (doc)

Farm Safety 4 Just Kids flyer: Children and Youth Day (pdf)

ISU Extension news release: Roll Over Protection Structures Save Lives (doc)

I-CASH news release: Rural Roadway Safety (doc)

I-CASH news release: Call for submissions for the I-CASH Youth Safety Grant 2007-2008 (doc)

University of Iowa news release: Projects Funded Through I-CASH Agricultural Youth Grants (doc)

Progressive Agriculture Foundation news release: Join the Progressive Agriculture Safety Days™ Crusade (doc)

National Safety Council 2007 logo: It's Easier to Bury a Tradition than a Child (pdf)

All materials also are available at  www.abe.iastate.edu/Safety.

Contacts :

Charles Schwab, Ag & Biosystems Engineering, (515) 294-4131, cvschwab@iastate.edu

Jean McGuire, Extension Communications and Marketing, (515) 294-7033, jmcguire@iastate.edu