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On July 28, 2010, 14-year-old Wyatt Whitehead and Alejandro Pacas, age 19, died in a grain engulfment incident in Mount Carroll, IL. This incident headlines the recent rise in the number of grain- related entrapments. Since 1978, more than 800 fatal and nonfatal grain entrapment cases have been documented. In 2001, 18 incidents were recorded, and the number has increased every year since.
This brochure provides information to agricultural personnel on standardized hand signals to be used when voice communications are impossible due to distance or noise.
A Respiratory Protection Program for the Voluntary Use of Respirators. For agriculture.
A respiratory protection program for employees required to wear respirators during normal work operations and emergencies. For agriculture.
This PowerPoint presentation covers electrocution hazards in agriculture.
A condensed sample accident prevention program (APP) for Agriculture.
A comprehensive sample accident prevention program (APP) for Agriculture.
The purpose of this presentation is to assist, you as a farmer in understanding your obligation under the SPCC Program. The goal of (SPCC) Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule for Agriculture is to prevent oil spills into waters of the United States and adjoining shorelines.
Agricultural work often involves potentially hazardous situations. Both routine and nonroutine agricultural operations may expose individuals to toxic substances. Awareness of these substances, as well as an understanding of how to manage and handle them, will ensure the safety of those who may come in contact with them. The following is a list of agriculture and health related topics.
The farm/agriculture safety checklist is a designed specifically for use in the farm/agriculture industry. The checklist is a useful tool to identify unsafe conditions and work practices that are likely to cause injuries. Major areas included in the checklist are: - Machinery/Equipment; - Tools; - Tractors; - Lifting/Material Handling; - Animal Handling; - Pesticide Storage; Fire Safety; - Ladders; - Fall Prevention; - Electrical Safety; - First Aid; and - Outdoor Safety.
The Body of Knowledge project is dedicated to creating a living reference that represents the collective knowledge of the Safety, Health and Environmental profession. While the preliminary work has begun, there is still more to do. The purpose of this website is to introduce subject areas that will eventually be part of the Body of Knowledge, and to gather feedback on the future direction, and ongoing assessment of what needs to be completed.
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