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Document ID (ISN)57757
CIS number 92-478
ISSN - Serial title 0885-114X - Occupational Medicine: State of the Art Reviews
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cordes D.H., Rea D.F.
Title Preventive measures in agricultural settings
Bibliographic information July-Sep. 1991, Vol.6, No.3, p.541-550. 31 ref.
Abstract This paper examines the role of preventive measures in reducing death and injury in agriculture. The following areas are covered: legislation; engineering and design; environmental damage caused by pesticides; health provider education; farmer education. It is argued that U.S. federal government leadership is the key factor in education efforts, and several practical suggestions for legislative initiatives are offered. Several state and non-U.S. programmes are cited as examples of successful strategies for prevention, especially in the areas of legislation and farmer education.
Descriptors (primary) USA; mortality; medical prevention; safety programmes; agriculture; injuries
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; safety and health personnel; legal aspects; safety and health training; ergonomics; environmental pollution; design of equipment; pesticides
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Safety programmes