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Quick Facts About the Program
Statistics on Childhood Agricultural Injuries and Fatalities
 
2017 Projected Safety Days Information
Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances that can affect community events, some of the following numbers will change periodically.
  • 415 Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® are planned in 37 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.
  • 485 coordinators and 9 guests were trained at one of the following:
    • 23 training sessions in the U.S.
    • 8 training session in Canada
    • 5 trainings via web (for experienced coordinators only)
  • 2017 is the:
    • 23nd year of the program in the United States
    • 16th year in Canada
    • 12th year in American Samoa
2016 Safety Days Information
  • 403 Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® held in 36 states, 9 Canadian Provinces, and American Samoa
  • 82,257 participants
  • Age of participants
    • 78% were ages 8 to 13
    • 17% were younger than 8
    • 5% were teens or adults
  • Special audiences
    • 1.4% were Anabaptist (Amish, Hutterite, Mennonites, etc.)
    • 0.6% were migrant children
  • 80% of the safety days were held as school events, with the other 20% being held for the entire community
  • Local support:
    • 18,821 volunteers worked 147,694 hours which has a value of $3,479,671
    • 6,095 individuals, businesses or organizations made local cash and in-kind contributions totaling more than $1,680,582
Percentage of 2016 safety days teaching the following:
Fire Safety (68%)
ATV Safety (58%)
Electricity Safety (58%)
Chemical Safety (55%)
Animal Safety (50%)
First Aid (49%)
Grain Safety (41%)
Firearms Safety (38%)
Lawn Equipment (38%)
Sun Safety (37%)
Tractor Safety (37%)
Water Safety (37%)
Farm Equipment (36%)
PTO Safety (34%)
Bicycle Safety (27%)
First on the Scene (27%)
Food Safety (23%)
Disability Awareness (22%)
Healthy Lifestyles (22%)
Underground Utilities (17%)
Substance Abuse (16%)
Internet Safety (14%)
Roadway Safety (14%)
Weather Safety (14%)
Hearing Safety (13%)
Hidden Hazards (13%)
Railroad Safety (13%)
Wildlife Safety (13%)
Home Alone (11%)
Outdoor Safety (10%)
Hand Tools Safety (9%)
Family Health Lifestyles (3%)
Propane (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
6,584
1,208,142
328,301
1,536,443
41
9
2
7,677
398
 
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