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Tractor safety course planned
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MONROE - The 2011 Green County Tractor and Machinery Safety certification course is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, March 22 at the multi-purpose rooms 2 and 3 at the Justice Center in Monroe.Youth 12 to 16 years of age can participate in the course. Youth must turn 12 years old by the end of the course.Wisconsin Law states that "no person may direct or permit a child under age 16 years to operate a farm tractor/self-propelled implement of husbandry on the highway unless the child has been certified as successfully completing a tractor and machinery operation safety course." The federal Child Labor Regulations state that it is unlawful to hire or even permit without pay any youth under age 16 to participate in any work activities listed as hazardous, unless: 1.)