Agricultural workers are 8-10 times more likely to die on the job than the average U.S. worker, and emergency responders experience fatality rates 3-4 times higher than the average worker with 88,000 rural firefighters injured each year. Firefighters and farmers have different jobs, but both face risks as part of their everyday duties. These shared risks are why the National… Read More »Agriculture Rescue Training
Thanks to the AgCountry Farm Credit Services for providing an opportunity for rural fire departments and safety organizations to apply for the opportunity to receive grain bin rescue units. Departments are eligible to apply if they are from the following counties: Minnesota: Becker, Beltrami, Big Stone, Chippewa, Clay, Clearwater, Douglas, Grant, Hubbard, Kandiyohi, Kittson, Koochiching, Lac Qui Parle, Lake of the… Read More »Grain Bin Rescue Equipment Opportunity!
Check out issue 8 of the RF-DASH quarterly newsletter! Some of its contents include: Farm Ag Emergency Response/Training Facebook GroupRF-DASH RenewalRF-DASH Going InternationalAgriculture Rescue Training a SuccessWelcome to the Official RF-DASH WebsiteRF-DASH Training Manual
The demand for a community network culminated in developing a dedicated RF-DASH website allowing individuals to explore and utilize new and updated resources and materials to assist in adapting RF-DASH. The site will provide the RF-DASH community with news and updates from the core team, access to all of the programs resources and materials, ability to communicate with others in… Read More »Welcome to the RF-DASH Website!