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Occupational Safety In Grain Elevators and Feed Mills.
NIOSH 1981 Sep:73 pages
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.
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-79-0024; Accident-analysis; Agricultural-workers; Grain-elevator-workers; Accident-prevention;
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NIOSH, Morgantown, West Virginia, 73 pages, 98 references
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division