SAFETY and FIRST AID on the Farm

Pitcoff, Winton
October 2014
Growing;Oct2014, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses work-related incidences of deaths, injuries and permanent disabilities in the agricultural sector. Topics include the 2012 U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) census, safety and emergency response recommendations such as the use of rollover protective structures (ROPS) when operating machinery, and the online manual "Organizing and Conducting a Safe Tractor Operation Workshop" by the Penn State Extension. It also describes a farmer's basic first aid kit.


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