Safe?

Have a safety tip you want to share? Did you or a friend learn it the hard way? Help someone else by posting your tips on tractor, farm, shop, lawn, garden, kitchen, etc., safety.

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Safety is an important and often overlooked topic. Make safety a part of your everyday life and let others know how much you care by making their lives safer too. Let the next generation of tractor enthusiasts benefit from your experience, and maybe save a life or appendages.
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Safe?

Postby Dennis » Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:20 pm

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Re: Safe?

Postby Barnyard » Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:22 pm

A true bucket head!
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Re: Safe?

Postby Donegal Cub » Fri Dec 20, 2013 5:22 pm

Should have worn some protection on his left foot as well :lol: :lol:
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Re: Safe?

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:16 pm

Better that, than no protection at all!
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Re: Safe?

Postby Jeff Silvey » Sat Dec 21, 2013 6:53 am

I can't breath but my eyes are protected. Start EMS.
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Re: Safe?

Postby Super A » Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:53 pm

I almost hesitate to bring this up because a SERIOUS injury resulted, but I know of a guy that did something similar, back in the 80s. He was mowing with a Cub and belly mower and wanted to keep the stray grass clippings out of his eyes. So he put a paper bag over his head. But he forgot the eyeholes. I am not making this up. The problem was he was mowing the grounds at a local elementary school and ran over a child, permanently injuring her. IIRC the case was settled out of court and the Cub and mower were retired shortly thereafter!

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Re: Safe?

Postby RaymondDurban » Tue Dec 24, 2013 11:11 am

Barnyard wrote:A true bucket head!

I think that is Tim Ezell!! :lol:

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Re: Safe?

Postby Mr E » Tue Dec 24, 2013 12:27 pm

RaymondDurban wrote:
Barnyard wrote:A true bucket head!

I think that is Tim Ezell!! :lol:



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Re: Safe?

Postby Tezell » Tue Dec 24, 2013 4:10 pm

Raymond!!

I will tell you something when I see you.....don't let me forget.



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Re: Safe?

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Tue Dec 24, 2013 8:39 pm

I wish I had that bucket about 15 years ago. I had crawled under my travel trailer to grind the old leveling jacks off in preparation to put new ones on. After I was under it and ready to go to work I realized my goggles were about 30 yards away in the shed. I thought, OH WELL, my prescription glasses are safety glasses, and went ahead with my grinding. I learned the hard way that the hot sparks from a grinder will stick to glass lenses, and also leave pits in the where they melt in.
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Re: Safe?

Postby leerenovations » Tue Feb 25, 2014 4:27 am

Hey now,

In Oklahoma, that is what qualifies as OSHA approved PPE
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