GORHAM, Maine — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Cumberland County is offering a tractor safety course to be held at the Gorham Public Works at 80 Huston Road in Gorham, Maine.
Farm work can be dangerous, but a University of Maine Cooperative Extension tractor safety course will help reduce risks to Maine farmers and farm workers. Participants will learn how to handle tractors and equipment safely, how to avoid hazards, and how to minimize the chances of accidents. The classes are designed for adults and youth at least 14 years of age, and are required for 14 and 15-year-olds who plan to operate farm equipment for hire on farms that are not owned by direct family memebers. Those who successfully complete the written and road tests will be issued a Federal Certificate of Training.
Class is held on April 29 and May 6, 13, and 20, 2019, 5:30pm – 7:30pm with the Final on May 25 from 9:00am until end.
The cost for the course is $20 which includes the Tractor Safety Manual published by Pennsylvania State University. Registration is online at https://extension.umaine.
For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Lynne Hazelton at 207.781.6099 or firstname.lastname@example.org
–University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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