Progressive Agriculture Safety Days at Tyler County Fairgrounds | News, Sports, Jobs
On Friday, May 6, 2022, fifth-grade students from Sistersville Elementary and AI Boreman Elementary attended Progressive Farming Safety Day at the Tyler County Fairgrounds. 63 students circulated between nine different security posts. Progressive Farming Safety Day is sponsored locally by the Tyler County Agricultural Bureau and was coordinated by WVU Extension Instructor Julie Bolin and Bureau Administrator Tricia Silliman.
The mission of Progressive Agriculture Safety Days is to provide education, training and resources to make farm, ranch and country life safer and healthier for children and their communities. Tyler County has hosted Progressive Farming Safety Days for over sixteen years.
The security presenters were:
– Gun Safety: Assistant and School Resource Officer, Jason Utt
– Bike Safety: JB Phillips, Elks Bicycle Rodeo
– First Aid/First On Scene: Logan Sailor, Sistersville General Hospital EMS
– Hearing Safety: Tom Stockdale, WVU Safety and Health Specialist and Associate Clinical Professor
– PTO Security: Ronnie Helmondollar, WVU Extension Program Director for Agriculture and Natural Resources
– Home Alone: Linsey Dillon, WVU Extension Officer, Ritchie County
– Mental Wellness: Cheryl Kazcor, WVU Extension Officer, Marshall County
– Propane Safety: Mike Collins and colleagues, Bruceton Farm Supply
– Water Safety: Lisa Sidenstricker, ACA Class II Kayak Instructor, WVU Extension Program Assistant, Wetzel County