The National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety strives to enhance the health and safety of all children exposed to hazards associated with agricultural work and rural environments. National child agricultural injury statistics.
Harvest season is a peak time for agricultural injuries, including childhood injuries. Two unsafe practices -- extra riders on tractors and working around grain bins -- are of particular concern, with several recent incidents providing harsh reminders. Prepare for harvest season by watching these safety webinars.
National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
1000 North Oak Avenue
Marshfield, WI 54449-5790
Phone: 1.800.662.6900 or 715.389.4999
Members of the Media
We encourage the media to report on the topics of rural and agricultural health and safety for youth. Feel free to use any resources found on the National Children's Center Web site.
For tips on communicating farm safety, view the Media Guidelines.
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To set up an interview or for more information on our research, programs and staff, contact Scott Heiberger, Communications Specialist, at (800) 662-6900 firstname.lastname@example.org