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Purdue Extension: Expert Resources for COVID-19

AGRICULTURE: Safety for Farm Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 17, 2020
Child rides bike on path.

Recent data indicates a decline for Indiana’s frequency of farm-related fatalities involving children. However, the current stay-at-home order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic means more children are currently on farms or more regularly working them — which can potentially increase their exposure to farm workplace hazards. 

Purdue Extension’s INPREPared program has compiled five strategies to educate children about the farm workplace and establish a culture of safety. 

Recommendations include: 

Find the full article on the INPREPared site.

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