2018 4-H Tractor Safety

Date: April 18, 2018 - May 5, 2018
Location: NW Michigan Research Center, 6686 S. Center Hwy., Traverse City
Contact: 231-256-9888, collierr@anr.msu.edu.

Teens can improve their chances of employment this summer by completing a tractor safety training course!  

MSU Extension will host a Tractor Safety Program for 14 and 15 year old youth in Northwest Michigan. Youth must be age 14 by June 1, 2018. Space is limited! (16—19 Year olds are encouraged to participate, but priority is given to 14-15 year olds). Class curriculum follows the National Safe Tractor and Operational Machinery Program. Successful completion of a tractor operation safety course is required for all youth under the age of 16 who perform farm jobs classified as hazardous, under the U.S. Department of Labor’s Hazardous Occupation Order. To become certified, participants must attend all five course sessions, pass a written test and a tractor driving test.

The program will run Wednesdays, April 18 and 25 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. A written and driving test will be given on Saturday, May 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m

$85 per person– includes:  classes, manual, certificate and lunch on test day. Some scholarships are available if finances are an issue. The registration deadline is March 23, 2018.


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