Farm Equipment Safety

Harvest season brings with it more farm related traffic to rural Texas roads. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries for 2017, there were 16 transportation related deaths in Texas farm and ranching industries. These tips can help.


Safety Hotline

Report unsafe working conditions or safety violations by calling the DWC Safety Hotline at 1-800-452-9595 or report a hazard online.


Low-Cost OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Class

Classes cost $30 per person and include all class materials, practical training, and a course completion card. Classes are currently taught in Austin, El Paso, and San Antonio.

See OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Class for more information.

Note: when signing into an OSHA class you will be asked to show a photo ID (as described in TSA Acceptable Documents).

Next classes:

October 28-29, El Paso

October 30-31, Austin


Farm Safety Resources

Farm Safety Resources

Learn more about farm safety:

DWC free publications.

NIOSH Agricultural Safety resources.

OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Agricultural Operations.


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September 4 through October 4, 2019.

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