Farm Health and Safety
UVM Extension works with farmers to reduce farm injuries and accidents through education and training. Programs include workshops, farm safety audits, assistance with identifying safety hazards on farms and developing strategies to eliminate them, and collaboration with other agencies and organizations to serve the needs of Vermonters.
Programs and Projects
Offering education and technical assistance to farmers, farm workers and their families with disabilities on safe and practical ways to continue in their rural lifestyle.
The FACCP works with producers, managers, and Latino Employees in the areas of work, health and the home.
A rebate program helping farmers with the cost and selection of rollover protective structure equipment.
Farm safety resources for children and teens, and the adults who work with and care for them.
Education and outreach programs that promote the occupational health and safety of people living and working on Vermont farms.
- AgriSafe Network - A national non-profit organization, supporting health professionals and educators concerned with the health and safety of farm families.
- Vermont Health Connect
- Vermont Health Connect Agricultural Producer Resource Packet (PDF) - Information on health insurance requirements and options for Vermont farmers as employers under the new state and federal regulations.
Last modified June 16 2014 09:28 AM