Farm Bureaus Gear up for Agricultural Safety Awareness Program Week

Newsroom / March 2, 2018

Farm Bureaus across the nation are gearing up for Agricultural Safety Awareness Program Week, March 4-10. The U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers are joining Farm Bureau in keeping friends and family safe and healthy by recognizing common agricultural hazards with the theme “No One Can Take Your Place.”

A specific focus will be highlighted each day of ASAP Week:

Monday, March 5 – hearing
Tuesday, March 6 – respiratory
Wednesday, March 7 – distracted and impaired driving
Thursday, March 8 – fire
Friday, March 9 – general health.

Free webinars slated for Monday, March 5 (hearing safety) and Friday, March 9 (mental health) will be announced on the AFBF Agricultural Safety Awareness Program Facebook page and the American Farm Bureau’s ASAP Week webpage.

Visit the Centers’ YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/user/USagCenters) and for new content and fresh ideas about how to stay safe while working in agriculture, forestry and fishing.

Join the movement and share your own safety messages using these hashtags:

#KeepFarmsSafe
#NoOneCanTakeYourPlace
#ASAP18

Contact:
Cyndie Shearing
Director, Internal Communications
(202) 406-3649
cyndies@fb.org
 
Shiloh Perry
Media Relations Specialist
(202) 406-3643
shilohp@fb.org
 

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