Hazardous Occupations training offered March 28


Midway and Post Rock Extension Districts will be providing the Hazardous Occupations Training for area youth on Saturday, March 28 at KanEquip Company in Ellsworth. Hazardous Occupations Training, once known as Tractor Safety Training, is required before a 14 or 15-year old can perform “hazardous” farm work for anyone other than a parent or legal guardian. (A tractor more than 20 hp is classified as hazardous). This is a safety course, not a machinery operations course. Safety is critical for everyone in the field of agriculture, but fines up to $10,000 can be imposed on employers not...

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