Keep safety features in place to prevent mower injuries

06/9/2013 | Evening Sun (Hanover, Pa.), The

Safety features on lawn mowers should never be disengaged because they help prevent injuries, writes Dan McFarland, an extension agricultural engineering educator at the Penn State Extension in Adams County, Pa. These features include the "dead-man brakes" that stop the blades once the operator lets go, as well as guards and deflectors. In this article, McFarland enumerates safety measures to take before and during mower use.

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