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Farm Tractor Safety Course- Aroostook County

April 16 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

| $40.00
  Participants will learn how to handle tractors and equipment safely, how to identify hazards, and how to minimize the chances of accidents. The course is open to all adults and youth interested. A Federal Certificate of Training will be issued at the end of the course after successful completion of the written test and driving course and with attendance requirements met. This certificate is required for 14- and 15-year-olds who plan to operate farm equipment for hire on farms other than their own.

Course Information
Format:
In-person lectures, hands-on demonstrations, and tractor driving.
Additional reading and coursework outside of class time. Note: participants will need access to a computer, tablet, or smartphone to complete some homework assignments.
Final written exam and driving test

Textbook: National Safety Tractor and Machinery Operation Program manual, free with registration

To register, click here.

Class Dates and Times:
Tuesday, April 16 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00
Wednesday, April 17 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00
Thursday, April 18 from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00
Saturday, April 27 Exam Day – 9:00 am. – 11:30 a.m.

Limited to 14 Registrants

Registration Fee:
$40: Full price: Suggested for those who can afford the full course fee.
$20: 50% discount: Suggested for youth 14 – 17 and those who can afford 50% of the full course fee.
Registration fees are non-refundable; this may be considered on a case by case basis.

Questions or to request a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact: extension.tractorsafety@maine.edu or by phone: Megan Cook at 207.532.6548. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.

Details

Date:
April 16
Time:
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$40.00
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Website:
https://extension.umaine.edu/agriculture/tractor-safety/

Venue

SAD #1 Presque Isle High School
16 Griffin Street
Presque Isle, ME United States

Organizer

Megan Cook
Phone
(207) 532-6548
Email
extension.tractorsafety@maine.edu
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