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Inaugural Ag Safety Expo to be Held in Pennsylvania

Event presented by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences


Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences will hold its inaugural Ag Safety Expo from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 1, at the Agricultural Arena on the University Park campus, State College, PA. The event will feature farm safety and rescue demonstrations and displays with opportunity for hands-on participation.

The expo is free and open to the public.

Scheduled demonstrations include:

  • Flowing Grain Hazard and Grain Bin Entrapment and Rescue Simulator Demonstration. This hands-on demonstration will illustrate how grain flows in storage structures and transport vehicles, the hazards of flowing grain, and rescue procedures for freeing a victim entrapped in grain
  • Pesticide Education — Representatives from Penn State’s Pesticide Education Program will be on hand to provide a display about Personal Protective Equipment and Pesticide Spill Cleanup
  • Fire Extinguisher Simulator — Participants can learn some basics of the use of fire extinguishers and fight a digital fire using a laser-driven infrared portable extinguisher

For more Information, call 814-865-9047 or email [email protected].

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