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Cooperative Agricultural Surveillance Training. Instructor Manual.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1993 Sep; :1-515
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00230320
Abstract
The Cooperative Agricultural Surveillance Training (CAST) program was developed to provide training for surveillance personnel; the program consisted of 18 videotaped lectures, accompanied by outline notes and references. This instructors manual accompanied the videotaped lectures and provided additional materials for use in the conducting of class discussions of the various lectures. Lectures in the program included agricultural safety considerations, health implications in agriculture, agricultural welding, buildings and structures, agricultural commodity storage, agricultural implements and mobile equipment, electrical wiring, animal handling and treatment facilities, chemical and fuel storage, agricultural respiratory hazards, confined spaces, personal protective equipment, noise exposure and control, ergonomics in agriculture, ethnic factors affecting on site surveillance, interview preparation and techniques for agricultural surveillance, standardized observation walk through survey protocols, and field observation encoding protocols.
Keywords
Agricultural-industry; Agricultural-workers; Farmers; Human-factors-engineering; Ergonomics; Manual-lifting; Pesticides; Animal-husbandry; Agricultural-chemicals; Safety-measures
Publication Date
19930901
Document Type
Other
Fiscal Year
1993
NTIS Accession No.
PB96-191655
NTIS Price
A23
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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