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Document ID (ISN)73761
CIS number 99-1475
ISBN(s) 972-8321-17-1
Year 1998
Convention or series no. IDICT Série Informação Técnica 5
Author(s) Briosa F.
Title Agricultural operations: Agricultural tractors and machinery
Original title Trabalho agrícola: tractores e máquinas agrícolas [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Instituto de Desenvolvimento e Inspecção das Condições de Trabalho, Lisboa, Portugal, 1998. 171p. Illus. 40 ref.
Abstract Abstract in English and in French. Training awareness manual aimed at farmers and operators to help them make safe use of agricultural equipment and follow appropriate instructions regarding safety and health risks. The manual focuses on milk and mixed farming, mainly forage production as a case study. Main risk factors are tractors, walking tractors, soil tillage equipment, fertilizers, sowing and planting equipment, pest control equipment (including handling and use of phytopharmaceutical products), equipment for forage harvesting, transporting equipment for agricultural use. Topics: agricultural chemicals; agricultural equipment; fertilizer spreaders; harvesting machinery; mechanical hazards; Portugal; preventive maintenance; safe working methods; safety devices; safety guides; toxic substances; tractors; training material.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; Portugal; training material; safe working methods; mechanical hazards; agricultural equipment
Descriptors (secondary) safety devices; harvesting machinery; toxic substances; safety guides; tractors; preventive maintenance; fertilizer spreaders
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvincePortugal
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
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