TITLE

SAFETY and FIRST AID on the Farm

AUTHOR(S)
Pitcoff, Winton
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Growing;Oct2014, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
98972166

 

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