Farm Injury Prevention

While defective equipment design and insufficient manufacturer warnings and/or equipment malfunction cause many farm accidents, it is possible to reduce your risk of injury or death on the job by taking safety precautions.

Information about safety precautions you can practice with many different types of equipment and in many types of situations is available through the following sources:

Other Resources

You may also wish to visit the following resources to learn about farm worker rights and services.

National Farm Safety & Health Week

The third week in September each year represents National Farm Safety & Health Week. Yet while there are many safety precautions you can take to decrease the likelihood of injuries on the job, the fact remains that farm equipment is often defectively designed and farm work is always dangerous.

That means: If you are an injured farm worker, if one of your family members has been injured or died working on the farm, or if you have lost wages due to an on-the-job injury, you may be entitled to compensation−including payments over and above Worker’s Compensation.

You deserve compensation.

Contact Us

For a free and totally confidential consultation, contact the Farm Injury Resource Center.