According to the National Safety Council, rollovers have been the leading cause of tractor operator deaths for the past two decades. The following information seeks to provide preventative measures on staying safe while operating a tractor.
Note: Any employees less than 18 years old must pass a Tractor Safety Training Class in order to be eligible for work. For a list of Youth Tractor Safety Training classes, please visit the Oregon Department of Agriculture.
Please see our Video Library for tractor safety videos available for member use.
The following PDFs are available to download:
Tractor Safety Trainer’s Notes by Kirk Lloyd
The training notes are intended for use in refresher training of experienced tractor operators who are already familiar with the equipment being used. It is not adequate for a new operator, or an experienced operator who will be using unfamiliar machinery.