Death -- in a heartbeat

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.
Forum rules
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.
User avatar
Bill Hudson
Team Cub
Team Cub
Posts: 9225
Joined: Wed Jul 26, 2006 10:50 am
Zip Code: 44057
Tractors Owned: 57 F-Cub - Dad & Mom's Cub
77 F-Cub - Red Long Stripe
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: OH, Madison

Death -- in a heartbeat

Postby Bill Hudson » Wed Aug 08, 2012 5:59 am


Something like this happens when we get to confident/comfortable doing things we should not.

"The probability of life originating from accident is comparable to the probability of the unabridged dictionary resulting from an explosion in a printing shop." Edwin Conklin, biologist

Member of Ohio Chapter #6

User avatar
John *.?-!.* cub owner
Team Cub Guide
Team Cub Guide
Posts: 23685
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 2:09 pm
Zip Code: 63664
Tractors Owned: 47, 48, 49 cub plus Wagner loader & other attachments. 41 Farmall H.
Location: Mo, Potosi

Re: Death -- in a heartbeat

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:35 am

Yup, it can happen before you realize it. Jeff who bought our farm and lives close to me was working on a round baler, and somehow bumped a control or it decided to cycle, and the rear closed while he was working inside. It caught his legs and held him with no way to get out till his wife came home a couple hours later and helped him get it raised enough to get out.
If you are not part of the solution,
you are part of the problem!!!

  • Similar Topics
    Last post

Return to “Safety Forum”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests