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Policies and procedures guide: supplement A to agritourism health and safety guidelines for children.
National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
Marshfield, WI: Marshfield Clinic, 2008 Jan; :1-12
Agritourism operators are responsible for the health and safety of guests and any person assisting guests on the operation, which could include the owner, family members, volunteers or employees. This supplemental guide was developed to review the health and safety considerations that have already been incorporated on the farm, and allow operators to identify any deficiencies, so actions can be taken to prevent or control hazardous exposures. This, in turn, will ensure the health and safety of guests while increasing the operation's efficiency and profitability. This guide will help agritourism operators and workers prepare and plan for emergencies, pre-arranged visits by groups, documentation, supervision of children, proper hand-washing, traffic and parking, fires, tractors and display equipment, locations for barriers and fencing, pest control, and hayride operations. It contains checklists to help create, revise, or add to the farm's own policies and procedures.
Age-groups; Agricultural-industry; Agricultural-workers; Animals; Biological-effects; Children; Education; Health-hazards; Health-programs; Quantitative-analysis; Safety-measures; Safety-programs; Safety-research; Standards; Work-environment; Workplace-monitoring; Workplace-studies
National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 North Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449-5790
Policies and procedures guide: supplement A to agritourism health and safety guidelines for children
Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division