NC State Extension

Equipment Safety

Operating tractors and other equipment is dangerous, especially in the mountains of western North Carolina. Many growers use older tractors which do not have PTO shields and rollover safety features. Included is information on tractor and ATV safety as well as guarding against dangers from electricity.

PTOsafety-300

Tractor Safety

Power Take Off

Roll Over Protection Structures

All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety

Electrocution Hazards

Written By

Photo of Dr. Jill SidebottomDr. Jill SidebottomExtension Specialist (Mountain Conifer IPM) (828) 684-3562 jill_sidebottom@ncsu.eduForestry & Environmental Resources - NC State University
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