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Occupational Safety In Grain Elevators and Feed Mills.

Authors
Anonymous
Source
NIOSH 1981 Sep:73 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00123128
Abstract
Worker safety in grain elevators and feed mills is described. The existing facilities are discussed and injury and hazard statistics are summarized. Sources of fire and explosion hazards as well as other hazards involving equipment are identified. Protective equipment, training, and work practices to improve safety are analyzed. Research directions on safety are recommended, and findings are compared to national and international safety standards. The authors conclude that the recommendations developed in this report should enable management and labor to develop better work practices resulting in safer work environments.
Keywords
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-79-0024; Accident-analysis; Agricultural-workers; Grain-elevator-workers; Accident-prevention;
Publication Date
19810901
Funding Type
Contract;
Fiscal Year
1981
NTIS Accession No.
PB83-138537
NTIS Price
A05
Identifying No.
Contract-210-79-0024
Source Name
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NIOSH, Morgantown, West Virginia, 73 pages, 98 references
State
VA; WV;
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