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Document ID (ISN)46028
CIS number 86-791
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Title Manual of accident prevention in livestock raising
Original title Manual de prevenção de acidentes na pecuária [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, C.P. 11484, CEP 05499 São Paulo, SP, Brazil, 1984. 73p. Illus. 36 ref.
Abstract This illustrated manual, written in simple language, is aimed at workers directly working with farm animals (mainly, cattle and horses) in Brazil. Chapter 2 covers the main sources of risk: accidents during the handling of animals; diseases transmitted by animals (brucellosis, foot and mouth disease, anthrax, tuberculosis, rabies, leptospirosis, hydatid disease (echinococcosis), cysticercosis, tetanus); risks associated with the administration of drugs and vaccines to animals; inadequate buildings used for animal housing; exposure to animal excrement; exposure to dangerous chemicals; hand tools; machinery and equipment; electricity; horse- and ox-drawn transportation. Chapter 3 covers general and specific first-aid measures: artificial respiration; cardiac arrest; injuries; fracture; burns; poisoning (tables present symptoms and treatment connected with commonly used pesticides and herbicides, and with commonly ocurring poisonous plants); stings and bites by poisonous animals (spiders, bees, wasps, snakes); transport of the injured. Chapter 4 covers the accident insurance coverage of rural workers in Brazil.
Descriptors (primary) livestock rearing; biological hazards; agricultural operations; parasitic diseases
Descriptors (secondary) herbicides; transport of the injured; vaccines; dangerous substances; tetanus; Brazil; electricity; poisonous plants; tuberculosis of animal origin; pesticides; infectious diseases; anthrax; brucellosis; cardiac emergencies; leptospirosis; cysticercosis; echinococcosis; rabies; foot and mouth disease; agricultural equipment; transport by animals; hand tools; manuals; artificial respiration; injuries; fractures; bites; burns; first aid; agriculture; compensation of occupational accidents; developing countries; poisoning
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Livestock rearing
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases