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Agriculture -- Safety and Health

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View Resource Impact of Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreaks in Taiwan and South Korea on the Red Meat Industries in Canada and the United States

In addition to trade liberalization, other factors have contributed to the strong growth of red meat production in Canada since the end of the 1980s. In particular, the outbreaks of foot and mouth...

http://www4.agr.gc.ca/AAFC-AAC/display-afficher.do?id=122824...
View Resource Machinery and Vehicle Safety

Long list of fact sheets and videos on farm safety and the safe use of farm machinery and equipment.

http://www.nasdonline.org/browse/209/machinery-and-vehicle-s...
View Resource Manure Pits/Farm Ponds/Wells

Documents and fact sheets on farm safety.

http://www.nasdonline.org/browse/230/manure-pits-farm-ponds-...
View Resource Personal Protective Equipment for Pesticide Work

Agricultural work is hazardous to the human bod. There are countless ways to get hurt while working in agriculture. Many injuries and fatalities point to the need for protective equipment.

http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/ageng/safety/ae1107w.htm
View Resource Pesticide Safety: A Guide for Gardeners and Homeowners

Pesticides include natural and man-made substances such as insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, disinfectants and rodenticides. They are used to help control, destroy or repel destructive pests such...

http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/plantsci/hortcrop/h1096.htm
View Resource Rural Safety and Health

Extensive list of documents, fact sheets, and videos on farming and rural safety.

http://www.nasdonline.org/browse/237/rural-safety-and-health...
View Resource Safe Use of Big Round Balers

Big round balers can be dangerous machines. Every year several farm workers are injured or killed while working with these machines. Injuries result from doing maintenance unsafely, becoming...

http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/ageng/safety/ae1157w.htm
View Resource Safe Use of Tow Ropes, Cables and Chains

Think about these questions when selecting a tow rope, chain, or cable for pulling something. A lot of power will be attached to whatever towing device you choose, easily stretching it to the limit....

http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/ageng/safety/ae1051w.htm
View Resource Safety and Health Topics: Trenching and Excavation

This OSHA website contains links for trenching and excavation safety. This includes hazard recognition, evaluation, control and compliance. The link to OSHA's Excavation standard is provided.

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/trenching/
View Resource Safety Publications

Various safety publications and programs dealing with agriculture.

http://www.ext.nodak.edu/extpubs/safety.htm
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