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John Deere takes safety seriously - for the sake of our employees, our dealers and customers, and those around them. We developed formal product safety processes in 1938 and continue to move the industry ahead with new product safety technology and training. We're also setting the standard for workplace safety and even encouraging employee health and wellness outside of the workplace.


Safety is everybody's responsibility. We're just making it easier for everyone to do their part.

A focus on product safety

Attention to detail. That's where product safety starts. Product safety committees and engineers work to create and improve our machines. But managing risk is a team effort. And if you're operating equipment, or are around it, you're part of that team.


Safety doesn't have to be complicated. Sometimes simple steps can make a big difference. Wear your seat belt, don't operate machinery when kids are nearby, and get to know your operator's manual.

Learn more about how John Deere — with your help — keeps customers safe.

A focus on employee safety

John Deere is committed to a safe workplace. That commitment has resulted in John Deere being regularly recognized as a leader in this area. But the commitment goes beyond the workplace.

Read more about workplace safety.

Suit Helps Engineers Relate to Aging Workforce

Engineers use an aging suit that shows them how employees 30 years their senior feel when operating equipment

He may be 33 years old, but when Jacob Cline, pictured at right, puts on John Deere's new aging-simulation suit, he's working as if he's 63. Cline is a product delivery process engineer and one of the first employees to try the new suit at John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline, Illinois.

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Safety Plays Big Part in Workplace Design

Safety Plays Big Part in Workplace Design

Safety was top of mind when John Deere Des Moines Works constructed a new building on their site to manufacture self-propelled sprayers. In designing the new building, the company incorporated several safety concepts developed at the plant, originally built as a munitions factory in the early 1940s.

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