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Nuestro seminario está diseñado a partir de una visión general de alto nivel sobre las
muchas variables que existen en esta industria y para dar una idea general hacia lo que las
mejores prácticas, recursos y datos de la investigación se pueden utilizar para ayudar en la
prevención de lesiones y el cumplimiento de OSHA
Our paper is designed from a high-level overview on the many variables that exist
in the agricultural industry and to provide some general insight towards what best practices,
resources, and research data can be used to assist in injury prevention and OSHA
Some estimates are that rural roads have a 3 times higher accident rate than all other roads. Recently Map-21 eliminated the High Risk Rural Road program in an effort to streamline
funding and may eliminate Federal dollars being targeted to the rural road system. The problem will only be getting worse. The changing demographics that characterizes the urban/rural interface has not been well researched and not the result is it is not well planned. A collective approach will be needed to reduce accidents on rural roads and that educating drivers who drive on them, farmers to
non-residence, will be the key to further reductions.
Green tobacco sickness is caused by nicotine exposure from handling tobacco
leaves and may cause nicotine poisoning, also called
Green Tobacco Sickness (GTS), with symptoms including nausea and vomiting.
Many modern industrial operations create dust as a by-product. In certain conditions, some of these dusts can release hazardous amounts of energy when ignited. But how do you know which dusts? What can you do to reduce the risk of a dust explosion? Why do they occur? It is the purpose of this presentation to answer these questions. The attainment of this knowledge will allow you to use a systematic method of hazard assessment and mitigation to provide the maximum protection of the employees and assets of your organization.
Like many industries we have the usual hazards; electrical, fall hazards, confined spaces, equipment operation, and more. We also have to deal with large animals like cattle and horses. We operate 365 days a year—regardless of weather, storms, or holidays; the animals in our care must be fed, and cared for every day.
The incident in West, TX, once again brought to light the hazards of ammonium nitrate (AN), as well as a failure to recognize its risks. Although the incident occurred on the agricultural side of AN, in this discussion, there is no practical difference between this product and the type of AN used in mining and construction.
Fatalities from grain bin entrapments are on the
rise. This presentation will offer video demonstration
of specific solutions for finding, isolating
and rescuing an entrapped worker from a bulk
commodity container. Pre-planning with local
agencies, regulatory compliance, simplicity and
safety will be emphasized.
This is a historic document titled "Occupational Safety and Health Laws in the United States, Mexico, and Canada". This document would be of value to those SH&E Professionals with goblal responsibilities including Mexico and Canada. The document gives and overview and summary of each country and then does provide some comparisons.
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.
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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