This website contains a variety of walkthroughs, based on the type of operation, to help owners identify health and safety hazards and provides resources that can be used to help fix these hazards. It’s a great tool that can be used to help keep children safe when they visit farms and ranches.
|(National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety)|
This two-part course provides a general introduction to occupational health and safety for new agricultural workers. Free but online registration required.
Read this guide if you want to know how to comply with Oregon OSHA’s Safety Committees and Safety Meetings rule – 437-004-0251. This rule – which is effective January 1, 2011 – applies to all agricultural employers whose non-seasonal workers (full time or part-time) work more than ten months during a calendar year.
The goal of the Agricultural Worker Health Project (AWHP) is to improve farm worker health and safety in the fields and in farm worker housing. California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA) and the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation (CRLAF) have joined forces to create the Agricultural Worker Health Project (AWHP). Our goal is to eliminate dangerous working and living conditions faced by farm workers.
Respiratory Disease in Agricultural Workers: Mortality and Morbidity Statistics presents summary tables and figures of occupational respiratory disease surveillance data focusing on various occupationally relevant respiratory diseases for the Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing industries.
Parts A through Y10 for Washington State Department of Labor and Industries safety standards for Agriculture (Chapter 296-307 WAC).
|(Washington Department of Labor and Industries)|
Welcome to the WorkSafe Health & Safety Centre for the agriculture industry. Click on the links for tools, publications, and other resources to help prevent the most common injuries in Agriculture.
|(WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)|
The agricultural transitions from human to animal to mechanized power, and from mechanical to chemical to genetically engineered tools, have increased farm productivity, but have not decreased the health and safety stresses upon farmers. Over the last 20 years, agriculture has emerged from the third to the most hazardous occupation.
Agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries. Farmers are at high risk for fatal and nonfatal injuries, work-related lung diseases, noise-induced hearing loss, skin diseases, and certain cancers associated with chemical use and prolonged sun exposure...
This Oregon OSHA page identifies information on rules, interpretations, publications, videos and program directives relevant to Agriculture.
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