Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

MLEC shares farm safety tips


October 14, 2021

Agriculture is the backbone of our country, and our livelihood greatly depends on the crops provided by American farmers. The hard work and exhaustive labor are tough but rushing the job to save time can be extremely dangerous––even deadly––when farming near electrical equipment.

Every year, we see collisions where tractors and other farming equipment accidentally collide with utility poles and power lines, causing injuries and power outages. These dangerous accidents can be avoided by looking up and around your surroundings when operating large farm machinery.

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