Tractor and Machinery Safety Training

CCE Tractor and Machinery Safety Training for Youth in Seneca County

tractor and machinery safety trainingTuesday, March 14, 2017

Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 4-H program will offer a Tractor and Machinery Safety Training program for youth ages 14-15.

This training program will enable young workers to obtain Hazardous Occupations Order in Agriculture (HOOA) certification, which is required to operate farm tractors and equipment. The program will provide attendees with the necessary 24 hours of instruction, and it will include group discussions, demonstrations, field trips, hands-on activities, independent study, and field assignments.
Upon completion of instruction, a written exam and driving test will be offered to achieve certification. The program is available to anyone 12 years of age and older, however only individuals 14 and older will be able to operate equipment and become certified. Individuals age 16 and over are encouraged to attend as well, although enrollment preference will be given to those ages 14-15.

The course size will be limited and may fill quickly. Materials fee of $20 will apply and will include a one year enrollment in Seneca County 4-H. Please contact Susan Coyle at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca County, smc226@cornell.edu or 315-539-9251 for more information.

Tractor and Machinery Safety Training Date/Time/Location
Tuesday, March 14 from 6-9pm – Junius Fire Hall
Tuesday, March 21 from 6-9pm – Monroe Tractor
Tuesday, March 28 from 6-9pm – Horning Dairy Farm
Tuesday, April 4 from 6-9pm – Blowers Farm
Tuesday, April 11 from 6-9pm – Empire tractor
Saturday, April 22 – Test

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) is a dynamic educational system by which research at Cornell University is translated and placed into the hands of New York State citizens in order to enhance their lives and well-being. Highly committed campus faculty and extension associates, agriculture teams, and local educators in a variety of fields, working together with community partners, are uniquely positioned to help apply Cornell’s world class research to meaningful programming.

CCE programs are available in every county and the five boroughs of New York City, engaging NYS citizens, providing educational experiences and helping them ask the right questions.

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