Academic journal article The Agricultural Education Magazine

Safety throughout Our Agriculture Education Facilities and Beyond!

Academic journal article The Agricultural Education Magazine

Safety throughout Our Agriculture Education Facilities and Beyond!

Article excerpt

Hello fellow agricultural educators!!

I hope this issue of the AgEd Magazine finds you well! As teachers of agriculture we have the op - portunity and privilege to prepare our students, whatever level we teach, for the world of work. We train them inside of our facilities to develop specific skill sets and solve real world problems. A big part of this training process is to be safe and know how to handle specific situations in certain environments.

As I have trained agriculture teacher candidates in three states over the past fourteen years, I have noticed we do an impressive job of preparing our teacher candidates to train their students in the shop class to be safe. But what are we doing outside of the shop setting? Don't we have safety hazards in all of our facilities? And what about when we send our students out to the "real world" to develop in their Supervised Agricultural Experiences?

A couple of years ago I attended a National Ag Safety meeting up the road in Monterey and the number one thing I heard was that people are injured because they are careless... meaning they could care less about themselves and the job they are doing. To combat carelessness I propose we train our students to care MORE! …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.