2018 Hazardous Occupation Safety Training in Agriculture @ Clear Lake

Categorized: 4-H & Youth, South Dakota 4-H, Youth Development

: Jun 7th

SDSU Extension will host Hazardous Occupation Safety Training in Agriculture (HOSTA) certification course on June 7 and 8, at the Deuel County 4-H Service Center (47625 181st St., Clear Lake, SD 57226).

Youth 12-18 are welcome to attend. Youth Age is referring to age on the first day of the event. Youth younger than 14 will receive a manual but, cannot become fully certified, as they cannot complete the driving portion until they are 14. Youth 14-15, will receive certification (which allows them to work of their family farm, for other farmers) if the complete the entire class and achieve passing scores on the written test and driving test. Youth 16-18 are encouraged to attend to learn more about safety around agricultural operation. Based on age they are not required to complete certification to be able to work for farmers.  


Thursday, June 7

  • 8:00 – 8:30 AM Registration
  • 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Safety Presentations (Electrical, First Aid, Equipment)
  • 12:00 – 12:30 PM Lunch 
  • 12:30 – 4:00 PM Safety Presentations (Equipment Cont., Tractors and Skid Steers)
  • 4:00 – 5:00 PM Written Test for 14-15 year Olds

Friday, June 8

  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pre Op Inspection (discussion and Test)
  • 12:00 – 12:30 PM Lunch
  • 12:30 PM – Done Tractor Driving Testing

Online Registration

A minimum of 10 Registrations is required to hold this training. If cancelled registrants will receive email notice and refunds (minus the cost of manuals sent at registration $20). Payment can be made either by credit card or check. To pay by check, select Show other payment options below the Order Now button and mail payment to iGrow, SAG 217, Box 2207, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007 by June 5