of Michigan Farm Bureau's Agricultural Labor and Safety Services (ALSS) are
fee-based, but here you will find several complimentary resources to benefit
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has several resources available to help employers and employees know how to prevent heat illness in outdoor work environments.Click here to check them out.
The Safety in Agriculture for Youth project houses a compilation of curriculum and resources designed to increase safety and health knowledge while reducing hazard and risk exposure to youth on farms. Topics include animal safety, equipment safety, chemical safety, grain safety, heat safety, ladder safety, tractor safety and more.
Michigan Farm Bureau works closely with the Michigan State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division to keep our farmer members apprised of laws and regulations pertaining to transportation and road safety. Download the Michigan Farmer's Transportation Guidebook for a thorough compilation of transportation laws and regulations affecting farmers.
Michigan agriculture recently has
experienced an increase in the number of fatalities related to farm activities.
To help address this issue we're working with the Michigan Department of
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to modify general Safety and Health Management
System guidelines for use in agricultural operations.
Do your part and
take advantage of these safety resources.
Conduct a self analysis using these checklists and make your farm a safe work environment.
As a responsible farmer and agricultural professional, you care about the well-being of your farm animals and the environment. You should expect no less of your employees.
A Farm Bureau member created an Employee Code of Animal and Environmental Care. Employees are asked to sign the form, acknowledging that they understand their responsibilities and pledge to report any incident of harm to animals or the environment.
Download the Employee Code of Animal and Environmental Care for your farm.