By:Levi Martin, Nathan Ferfecki
Why is tractor safety an issue?
2.Tractor rollovers account for more than 50 percent of tractor-related deaths.
3.Other tractor-related accidents occur when the operator or bystanders are run-over by a tractor, become entangled in the power take-off (PTO), fall from tractors, and are involved in highway accidents.
4.Many tractor-related injuries can be attributed to unsafe tractors: those tractors that are old and poorly maintained, lack safety guards and devices, and steer, brake, and drive in an unpredictable, dangerous.
5.Farm tractor drivers should avoid this
unnecessary hazard by inspecting their tractors regularly for potential dangers.
6.Also from tractor roll over with tractor without [ROPS] a tractor without cab.
Tractor hazard lights
This helps cars see a tractor from long distance and also warns a car.
PTO in bad shape
You are suppose to take care of the PTO and also make sure there is a cover on it.
Tractor role over
Tractors should stay on all four wheels and also they should have ROPS.
5 ways to prevent unsafe tractor use
2.Always brakes are locked on roads
3.Always that hydraulic hoses are covered
4.Always have a PTO cover as seen in video
5.Always have hazard lights on roads
6.Look to see if tractor needs maintenance