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Document ID (ISN)63845
CIS number 95-91
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
Title Staying healthy. A guide for workers in farming, forestry and horticulture
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1994. 23p. Bibl.ref.
Abstract This guide describes the potential health hazards associated with farming, forestry and horticulture and provides guidance on causes, warning signs and preventive measures. Contents: chemical hazards from fertilizers or feed additives; respiratory problems caused by dust, vapours, fumes, etc; infections from bacteria, viruses, fungi, moulds and parasites; manual handling; mental health; noise; skin problems; suffocation in confined spaces; upper limb disorders; vibration.
Descriptors (primary) forestry; United Kingdom; training material; agriculture; horticulture; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) noise; vibration; symptoms; infectious diseases; harmful substances; safety guides; skin diseases; work in confined spaces; mental health; manual handling; respiratory diseases
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Forestry and logging
OSH training