Agricultural Safety and Health

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DIANE Publishing, Mar 1, 1994 - 58 pages
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Addresses agricultural occupational injuries and disease, and their prevention. References 222 articles, reports, training materials, and A-V materials. Also provides a list of national and regional organizations involved in agricultural safety and health.
 

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Page iii - Center (RIC) is a joint project of the Extension Service and the National Agricultural Library (NAL). RIC provides information and referral services to local government officials, community organizations, health professionals and organizations, cooperatives, libraries, businesses, and rural citizens working to maintain the vitality of America's rural areas. The Center combines the technical, subject-matter expertise of Extension's nationwide educational network with the information specialists and...
Page 19 - Community Outreach Guidance: A Strategy for Reaching Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers. Washington, DC: Office of Migrant Health, 1992. 53 p. Available from National Clearinghouse for Primary Care Information, 8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 600, McLean, VA 22102, 703/821-8955, ext.
Page 32 - Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, Vol. 54(11), November 1993, pp. 671-677. The authors used the Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) analysis to determine the danger of using anhydrous ammonia in farming. Based on this analysis, the authors developed numerous recommendations to increase safety, including training, equipment design changes, preventive maintenance, and material compatibilities. 156 "Health Costs and Benefits of Fungicide Use in Agriculture: A Literature Review.
Page 62 - Office addresses agricultural health and safety through a variety of activities: the Office funds Rural Health Research Centers, several of which have undertaken agricultural health and safety, and the Office staffs the National Advisory committee on Rural Health, which has made recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services regarding agricultural health and safety.
Page 57 - Superfund legislation in 1980; its mission is to prevent or mitigate adverse human health effects and diminished quality of life resulting from exposure to hazardous substances in the environment.
Page 57 - ... 2,700 county Farm Bureaus which offer programs and services to farm families. State Farm Bureaus often have agricultural safety and health resources. The national office maintains a list of the state bureaus. • American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE) 2950 Niles Road St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659 616/429-0300 ASAE is a technical, scientific and educational society dedicated to the betterment of agriculture through improved application of engineering principles. It develops voluntary standards...
Page 1 - ... Drive, Suite 600, McLean, VA 22102, 703/821-8955, ext 248. This directory lists migrant health facilities nationwide, Public Health Service officials and regions, and national and state maps with facility locations. The appendices include contact information for related associations and committees. AFBF Safety Catalog. Park Ridge, IL: American Farm Bureau Federation, 1992. 22 p. Available from Mark Landmark, American Farm Bureau Federation, 225 Touhy Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068, 312/399-5700....
Page 1 - Migrant Health Centers Referral Directory. C. Yvonne Dailey, editor. Austin, TX: National Migrant Resource Program, Inc., 1992. 142 p. Available from National Clearinghouse for Primary Care Information, 8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 600, McLean, VA 22102, 703/821-8955, ext 248. This directory lists migrant health facilities nationwide, Public Health Service officials and regions, and national and state maps with facility locations. The appendices include contact information for related associations...
Page iii - Successful strategies, models, and case studies of community development projects • Small business attraction, retention, and expansion > • Tourism promotion and development • Recycling programs • Community water quality • Technology transfer to rural areas • Closures, restructuring and diversification of rural hospital and clinics • Agricultural health and safety • Health programs, services, personnel issues • State initiatives concerning rural health delivery issues Refer users...
Page 62 - VT 05405-3010 802/656-5433 A cooperative program of the University of Vermont Extension Service and the Vermont Division of Vocational and Rehabilitative Services, this program offers evaluation, counseling, and assistance in job placement to members of rural and farm families with disabilities. • Rural Information Center Health Service (RICHS) A part of the Rural Information Center (RIC) US Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Library Room 304 Beltsville, MD 20705 800/633-7701 or 301/504-5547...

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