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Document ID (ISN)76184
CIS number 01-80
Year 2000
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG125 (rev.1)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Handling and stacking bales in agriculture
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Rev.ed., July 2000. 15p. Illus. 11 ref.
Abstract This brochure gives practical advice to all those involved in the handling and stacking of baled fodder or straw. It details most of the common causes of bale accidents and gives advice on how to avoid them. Contents: bale loading and unloading equipment; loading trailers; transport of bales; stacking and destacking bales; different types of stacks (square, rectangular, round, high-density bales); inspection of stacks; other hazards (children's safety, health risks due to manual handling). Replaces CIS 93-187.
Descriptors (primary) bale handling; training material; agriculture; safe working methods
Descriptors (secondary) United Kingdom; handling and stacking; loading and unloading; safety guides; training manuals; replaced; lifting equipment
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
OSH training