Farmers and ranchers who employee minors less than 18 years of age are required to hire those who have completed and passed a tractor safety-training program.
For more information about this requirement, visit the Oregon Agripedia regulations section on employing minors
It's important to begin searching for tractor safety programs well before the summer. Many classes begin in March, April, or May. The classes that are offered in June fill up very quickly.
The entities that offer this training to the public are displayed on the map and table below. If we've missed a program or don't have the most up-to-date information about a specific program, please contact us
In addition to the programs listed below, several high schools offer training to students who enroll in agricultural classes or who participate in FFA. Check with your high school to find out if an agricultural class or FFA program is available.