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Application of homeland security concepts in agricultural and food systems.
AFE Staff Development Conference of the University of Minnesota Extension Service, April 2003, Arden Hills, Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, 2003 Apr; :1-33
Awareness is important. Start with assessing the issue of "who?" Put the system on paper (a schematic, or list of processes, inputs, outputs, points of contact). Evaluate various hazards based on (probability x severity). Simple solutions are often adequate and have multiple benefits.
Agricultural-industry; Agricultural-processes; Agriculture; Animal-products; Animals; Disaster-planning; Disaster-prevention; Disease-control; Disease-incidence; Disease-prevention; Diseases; Disease-transmission; Education; Farmers; Food; Food-additives; Food-contaminants; Food-processing; Food-processing-industry; Injury-prevention; Risk-analysis; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Toxic-materials; Toxins
John M. Shutske, Workplace Safety & Health Specialist and AgrAbility Project Director, Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, University of Minnesota, 390 Eckles Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108-6005
AFE Staff Development Conference of the University of Minnesota Extension Service, April 2003, Arden Hills, Minnesota
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
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