Here at OnFarmSafety NZ we are all about ... Taking the Healthy Risks! Not banning the kids from the farm! They might be our future farmers??
Key Question: What's the Risk and have you done all you can to manage that risk of your kids & their friends enjoying the farm life? Be ready for the - "I want to go too"! Have a simple kids induction plan prepared! Click here for some tips Safety News. The most common causes of on-farm tragedies involving children are:
Falling from vehicles - Being struck by moving vehicles - contact with machinery - drowning - poisoning.
Also visit: http://www.dol.govt.nz/takecare/factsheets/safe-farms.asp or click on this link: Safe Farms Factsheet.