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27th Annual Farm Safety Day

27th Annual Farm Safety Day

Friday, May 12, 2017, 7:30 AM – Saturday, May 13, 2017, 1:30 PM

The Twenty Seventh Annual Farm Safety Day

Friday, 12 May 2017
Saturday, 13 May 2017

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO EMPLOYERS
Safe and competent equipment operators are important to you as an employer. Accidents, which cause damage, injury or death to employees, equipment and crops, are costly. We believe all types of accidents can be reduced with proper employee training. Our training has been designed to help your employees perform better, operate safely to prevent accidents, fulfill necessary training requirements and build pride in themselves
and their farm company.

Certificates
The 2017 Southwest Florida Farm Safety Day is almost here. Farm Safety Day is an educational event designed to emphasize the importance of farm/equipment safety. Each participant is presented with a certificate of attendance and the employer will be provided with a certificate of training that can be placed into the employee’s file.

Registration Info
The deadline for registration is Friday, April 21st, 2017. It is the employer’s responsibility to assure that the employee is present at 7:30 AM on Friday, May 12th or on Saturday, May 13th at the Immokalee IFAS Center, 2685 State Rd. 29 North, Immokalee, FL 34142 to receive their nametag. Upon arrival each participant will check in at the registration table and receive a packet containing their nametag, instructions (in both English and Spanish) session handouts, an evaluation form, rodeo cap and pencil. They will be directed to their respective course sessions.

Please give us the names of those who will be attending our 27th Farm Safety Day on Friday, 12 May or Saturday, 13 May 2017 (please select the date). The cost is $25.00 per person, which will include educational sessions, handouts, pencils, refreshments, lunch, and a cap.

Make checks payable to: SW Florida Citrus Advisory Committee
Mail registration and checks to: University of Florida, IFAS, SWFREC
Attention: Barbara Hyman
2685 State Rd. 29 North
Immokalee, FL 34142
Or fax registration to: 239 658 3403

Deadline is Friday, April 21, 2017

Don’t wait. The number of trainings offered and attendance at each training is LIMITED. For each day, class size is limited to the first 80 Spanish-speaking and 20 English-speaking people.

SCHEDULE:
7:30-8:10 Check In, Coffee, Juice,
Refreshments, Door Prizes
8:10-9:00 Session 1 (Begin sessions)
9:00-9:10 Break (change session, door prizes)
9:10-10:00 Session 2
10:00-10:10 Break (change session, door prizes)
10:10-11:00 Session 3
11:00-11:10 Break (change session, door prizes)
11:10-12:00 Session 4
12:00-1:30 Lunch and Adjourn

Sessions:
1. WPS for Handlers
2. Safety Culture
3. Respiratory Protection
4. Health Hazards