Learn skills and important safety information specific to agriculture at Ag Safety Day. This new seminar will be Wednesday, March 1, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the WITC-Rice Lake Conference Center.
This fast-paced event provides attendees with valuable safety information, current OSHA regulations and networking opportunities to promote a safe working environment for those working in the agriculture industry.
Topics to be covered include:
-OSHA’s impact on the agricultural industry by Mary Bauer, Eau Claire OSHA
-Manure hazards: handling and storage by Clifton Nesseth, NTH, Inc.
-Grain safety stand down by Bauer
-Skid steer safety 101 by Will Petska, Tractor Central
-Equipment safety by Joel Baribeau and Patrick Norton, Baribeau Implement
The seminar is for anyone in an agriculture-related industry who owns, operates, supervises or works on a farm.
Registration is $20 ($6.96 for those 62 and better), and lunch is included. For more information and a complete agenda, go to www.witc.edu/continuing-education/featured or call 800.243.9482, extension 5045.
Ag Safety Day was developed as part of the alliance between WITC and OSHA to provide information, guidance and access to training resources to employers and workers within the WITC district. The seminar is sponsored by the AgStar, US Bank and Cumberland Federal Bank.