Finally Passed Safety Test

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johnny j
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Finally Passed Safety Test

Postby johnny j » Thu Sep 27, 2012 7:40 am

Wow that was really interesting learned a lot.

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Re: Finally Passed Safety Test

Postby Paul Wells » Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:21 am

This safety test is a great thing. It made me think about situations that can be taken for granted.

I read about an elderly man who had owned his cub for years. He was turning around on a small road in the woods on his property, he backed up a hill intending to turn right downhill. The cub being offset to the left turned over and rolled on him, sadly he did not survive.
Be careful

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Re: Finally Passed Safety Test

Postby Mr Ziffel » Mon Oct 01, 2012 7:21 am

I have known one friend who broke his pelvis when he drove a Farmall up a hill at a bad angle. He was about 14 or so at the time. He recovered. Also knew a farmer who I worked for who lost his wife when she rolled a Farmall M over and she did not survive. Also the farmer up the road lost his daughter when she was helping repair the barn roof. I could go on and on. Farming can be dangerous.

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