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Document ID (ISN)110737
CIS number 10-0377
ISSN - Serial title 1059-924X - Journal of Agromedicine
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Title ASHCA/NIOSH Conference - Be safe, be profitable: Protecting workers in agriculture
Bibliographic information 3rd quarter 2010, Vol.15, No.3, p.17-329 (whole issue). Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract This full issue includes the papers presented at a conference on protecting workers in agriculture, held on January 27-28 2010 in Dallas-Fort Worth, USA. Contents: global view of issues affecting United States production agriculture; perspectives of hired workers; overview of safety and health in the United States; preventing heat-related illness; respiratory issues; minimizing worker injuries in livestock handling; overcoming language barriers; safe tractor operations; aging agricultural workers; safety performance metrics; minimizing exposures to pesticides; pre-harvest food safety; musculoskeletal disorders; preventing injuries to reduce cost; zoonotic influenza and its implications for agricultural workers.
Descriptors (primary) USA; occupational safety and health; agriculture
Descriptors (secondary) hot workplaces; pesticides; tractors; outdoor work; zoonoses; respiratory diseases; musculoskeletal diseases; limitation of exposure; older workers; migrant workers; handling of animals; ageing; economic aspects; conference
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Heat and cold
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Agricultural chemicals
Older workers
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Livestock rearing