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Quick Facts About the Program
Statistics on Childhood Agricultural Injuries and Fatalities
2020 Projected Safety Days Information
Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances that can affect community events, some of the following numbers will change periodically.
  • More than 400 Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® are planned in 37 states, 9 Canadian Provinces, and American Samoa.
  • These Safety Days could reach 100,000 participants with the help of 22,000 adult and older teen volunteers.
  • 506 lead and assistant coordinators and 20 guests were trained at one of the following:
    • 21 face-to-face training sessions in the U.S.
    • 6 face-to-face training sessions in Canada
    • 7 on-line webinar trainings
  • 2020 is the:
    • 26th year of the program in the United States
    • 19th year in Canada
    • 15th year in American Samoa
2019 Safety Days Information
  • 388 Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® held in 38 states, 8 Canadian Provinces, and American Samoa
  • 78,459 participants
  • Age of participants
    • 82% were ages 8 to 13
    • 15% were younger than 8
    • 3% were teens or adults
  • Special audiences
    • 1.1% were Anabaptist (Amish, Hutterite, Mennonites, etc.)
    • 0.3% were migrant children
  • 81% of the safety days were held as school events, with the other 19% being held for the entire community
  • Local support:
    • 17,826 volunteers worked 121,318 hours which has a value of $3,085,117
    • 5,118 local sponsors including individuals, businesses or organizations made $436,792.10 in cash donations and contributed more than $1,241,743.59 worth of in-kind donations in 2019
      • 14.4% of our volunteers were FFA members
      • 5.9% of our volunteers were 4-H members
Top lessons taught at 2018 Progressive Agriculture Safety Days®:
  1. Electricity Safety reached a total of 49,558 participants
  2. Fire Safety reached a total of 48,289 participants
  3. ATV Safety reached a total of 46,134 participants
  4. First Aid Safety reached a total of 41,094 participants
  5. Chemical Safety reached a total of 40,853 participants
  6. Water Safety reached a total of 40,452 participants
  7. Animal Safety reached a total of 38,847 participants
  8. Firearm Safety reached a total of 34,308 participants
  9. Sun Safety reached a total of 28,329 participants
  10. Lawn Equipment Safety reached a total of 27,963 participants
  11. Farm Equipment Safety reached a total of 26,398 participants
  12. Tractor Safety reached a total of 25,906 participants
  13. Power Take-Off (PTO) Safety reached a total of 24,410 participants
  14. Bicycle Safety reached a total of 23,930 participants
  15. Grain Safety reached a total of 23,577 participants
  16. Healthy Lifestyles reached a total of 22,437 participants
  17. First on the Scene reached a total of 22,427 participants
  18. Food Safety reached a total of 19,821 participants
  19. Disability Awareness reached a total of 17,798 participants
  20. Underground Utilities Safety reached a total of 16,835 participants
  21. Roadway Safety reached a total of 16,585 participants
  22. Substance Abuse reached a total of 14,113 participants
  23. Railroad Safety reached a total of 13,877 participants
  24. Outdoor Safety reached a total of 13,472 participants
  25. Hearing Safety reached a total of 12,916 participants
  26. Internet Safety reached a total of 12,868 participants
  27. Wildlife Safety reached a total of 12,055 participants
  28. Hidden Hazards reached a total of 11,124 participants
  29. Weather Safety reached a total of 10,291 participants
  30. Hand Tool Safety reached a total of 8,563 participants
  31. Home Alone reached a total of 8,212 participants
  32. Knife Safety reached a total of 4,939 participants
  33. Propane Safety reached a total of 2,239 participants
  34. Silage Safety reached a total of 1,396 participants
Additional lessons offered reached a total of 28,832 participants. These topics included: Snowmobile Safety; Ice Fishing; Drone Safety; Survival Safety; Poisonous Weeds, Plants, and Snakes; Insect Bites (Ticks and Lyme Disease); Personal Protective Equipment, Respiratory Health; Oil Well Site Safety; Welding and Mechanical Safety; Domestic; Violence Intervention and Bullying; School Safety and Active Shooter; Fish and Boating Safety; Ag in the Classroom (Agricultural Literacy and Farm to Plate Module); Fireworks Safety; Recycling and Protecting the Environment; Beekeeping and Gardening; Alcohol, Tobacco and Vaping Awareness; Mental Health, Mindfulness, Stress Management and Wellness; Air Pollution; Ergonomics and Safe Lifting; Wildfire and Camping Safety; Emergency Preparedness; CPR, Chocking and Heimlich Demonstrations.
Historical Program Information (1995 through 2019)
Safety Days
Total Participants and Volunteers
Canadian Provinces
U.S. Territories
Individuals Trained to Conduct Safety days
Training Sessions
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