Did you know farming is among the most hazardous occupations in terms of health and safety? According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), more than 400 farmers or farm workers died as a result of a work related injury in 2016. The leading cause of these deaths were incidents related to transportation, including the use of tractors. Safety on the farm is important for you and your family, and farmers are responsible for providing safe conditions for workers and visitors. Take a proactive approach to farm safety and disaster preparedness with the resources below. Find companion information on our Labor and Insurance pages.