Monday, May 14, 2007
Farm Safety Day June 2
LABELLE, FL. -- The 17th Annual Farm Safety Day will be held on Saturday June 2 at the UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Reseach and Education Center in Immokalee off State Road 29. Gene McAvoy, agricultural agent at the LaBelle Agricultural Extension Office in LaBelle invites all farm operators to attend saying, "Safe and competent equipment operators are important to you as an employer. Accidents, which cause damage, injury or death to employees, equipment and crops are costly. All types of accidents can be reduced with proper employee training. The training provided at the Farm Safety Day has been designed to help your employees perform better, operate safely to prevent accidents, fulfill necessary training requirements and build pride in themselves and their company."