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Wayne County Conservation Districts Annual Progressive Agriculture Safety Day

RECC provided a booth at the 6th grade safety day

(above and below:) U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife representatives shared interesting information about local wildlife

Safety Instructors Lynn Slagle and Terry Bertram showed Kiley Bell how easy a tractor can roll over when the terrain is not level, during a simulation.

Safety Instructor Stephen Hughes talked to students about tractor safety. 

Sixth graders Ethan Owens and Taylor Hicks learned lawn mower safety tips from FFA student Jeffrey Hardwick

Safety Instructor Mike Bowman led the firearm safety booth with the help of agriculture students

Army Corps of Engineer specialists shared water safety tips

Retired WCMS Teacher and Volunteer Johnette Warner patted Ella, the Red Dobermann dog, at the animal safety booth being manned by the Pulaski County Humane Society.

Sixth graders Jeffrey Morrow, Isaiah Roberts, and Kevin New asked RECC Safety and Loss Control Manager Eric Chumbley questions about electricity.  

Sixth grader Jeffrey Morrow tried on RECC Lead Lineman Byron Koontz's protective gear.

Zachary Flores Morris and Ethan Bell participated in a supervised electricity safety demonstration 

Sixth graders Allison Speidel and Brianna Rood enjoyed the events.

Liberty Nature Center Representative Derrick Randshaw held up a hawk from the Center

Students viewed an injured owl that had been rehabilitated at the Center.

EMS Coordinator Dewayne Perkins showed Jeremiah Reeves some CPR techniques at the first aid booth.

Safety Instructor Larry Lewis discussed ATV safety with sixth graders.


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