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Document ID (ISN)105677
CIS number 06-1049
Year 2006
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG125 (rev2)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Safe working with bales in agriculture
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2006.11p. Illus.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This booklet provides guidance on safety during work with bales in agriculture. Topics covered: accidents and health hazards linked with handling and stacking bales; training of workers; where to build stacks; preventing falls during stacking and de-stacking; how to stack different types of bales; covering bales; stack maintenance; de-stacking; moving bales; other hazards (fire, overhead power lines, manual handling, dust, vermin, child safety); checklist. Replaces CIS 01-80.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; bale handling; training material; agriculture; safe working methods
Descriptors (secondary) transport of materials; handling and stacking; safety guides; check lists; loading and unloading
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
OSH training