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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
Participants
Volunteers
Total Participants and Volunteers
States
Canadian Provinces
U.S. Territories
Individuals Trained to Conduct Safety days
Training Sessions
7,740
1,448,952
383,396
1,832,348
42
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2
9,118
507
 
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