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2018 Projected Safety Days Information
Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances that can affect community events, some of the following numbers will change periodically.
  • 400 Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® are planned in 39 states, 9 Canadian Provinces, and American Samoa.
  • These Safety Days could reach 104,000 participants with the help of 23,000 adult and older teen volunteers.
  • 479 coordinators and 12 guests were trained at one of the following:
    • 24 training sessions in the U.S.
    • 6 training session in Canada
    • 8 trainings via web (for experienced coordinators only)
  • 2018 is the:
    • 24th year of the program in the United States
    • 17th year in Canada
    • 13th year in American Samoa
2017 Safety Days Information
  • 388 Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® held in 38 states, 8 Canadian Provinces, and American Samoa
  • 83,717 participants
  • Age of participants
    • 79% were ages 8 to 13
    • 16% were younger than 8
    • 5% were teens or adults
  • Special audiences
    • 1.3% were Anabaptist (Amish, Hutterite, Mennonites, etc.)
    • 0.1% 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:
    • 19,146 volunteers worked 142,758 hours which has a value of $3,446,178
    • 5,585 individuals, businesses or organizations made local cash and in-kind contributions totaling more than $1,784,400
Percentage of 2017 safety days teaching the following:
Fire Safety (61%)
Electricity Safety (57%)
ATV Safety (53%)
Animal Safety (51%)
Chemical Safety (50%)
First Aid (46%)
Water Safety (43%)
Firearms Safety (41%)
Sun Safety (39%)
Lawn Equipment (37%)
Grain Safety (36%)
Tractor Safety (36%)
Other Topics (35%)
PTO Safety (35%)
Farm Equipment (33%)
First on the Scene (32%)
Bicycle Safety (26%)
Healthy Lifestyles (25%)
Disability Awareness (22%)
Food Safety (18%)
Underground Utilities (18%)
Internet Safety (17%)
Weather Safety (17%)
Roadway Safety (15%)
Substance Abuse (15%)
Hidden Hazards (14%)
Railroad Safety (14%)
Wildlife Safety (14%)
Hearing Safety (12%)
Outdoor Safety (11%)
Hand Tools Safety (9%)
Home Alone (9%)
Propane Safety (4%)
Family Health Lifestyles (3%)
Family Roadway Safety (2%)
Knife Safety (2%)
 
 
Historical Program Information (1995 through 2016)
Safety Days
Participants
Volunteers
Total Participants and Volunteers
States
Canadian Provinces
U.S. Territories
Individuals Trained to Conduct Safety days
Training Sessions
6,972
1,291,859
347,427
1,639,283
42
9
2
8,168
436
 
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