Principles of Health and Safety in Agriculture

Principles of Health and Safety in Agriculture

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This indispensible new text is a comprehensive treatment of health and safety problems in agriculture and related industries. Respiratory health risks, grain dust exposures, occupational asthma, chronic lung disease, chemical exposures, incidence of cancer in farmers, accidents and injuries, and stress and psychiatric problems are addressed, from basic science to practical clinical aspects. This useful handbook provides a wealth of information for practicing clinicians, researchers, public health workers, those engaged in occupational health, programming, private industry, governmental public health departments, and farmers themselves.Many such programs focus upon workers who routinely perform manual materials- handling tasks (e.g., warehouse workers, nursing aids, etc.) ... of workers for heavy manual tasks based upon medical or other evaluation, or by training workers to use aquot;correctaquot; lifting procedures. ... Rowe5 stated that less than 10% of men who become low back disabiity problems can be identified at the time of hiring byanbsp;...

Title:Principles of Health and Safety in Agriculture
Author:James A. Dosman, Donald W. Cockcroft
Publisher:CRC Press - 1989-10-31


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