The Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association has released safety tips to keep operators, and bystanders, safe while using post hold diggers, including only using shear bolts or auger retaining bolts specified by the manufacturer, remaining in the tractor seat while digging, and not operating the digger unless all shields and guards are in place. For the full safety message, visit http://www.farmequip.org/imgupload/file/PHDAD09.pdf.