Health Facts Plus: Farm Health and Safety

Health Facts Plus: Farm Health and Safety

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Tox Town Farm (National Library of Medicine) - Requires Flash Player

Farm Safety (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Plain Facts...About Farmer Health (National Safety Council) Plain Facts...About the Agricultural Industry (National Safety Council)

Adaptive Controls for Tractors and Machinery (Dept. of Agriculture) Farming with an Arm Amputation (Dept. of Agriculture)

Coping with Farm Stress (National Safety Council)

Crop Protection Chemical Safety (National Safety Council) Diseases from Farm Animals (National Center for Infectious Diseases) Electrocution Hazards on the Farm (Iowa State University, University Extension) - Links to PDF Fact Sheets about Farmworkers (National Center for Farmworker Health) - Links to PDF Falls from Tractors and Trailing Equipment (National Safety Council) Falls on the Farmstead (National Safety Council) Farm Shop Safety (National Safety Council) Grain Storage Structures and Handling Equipment (National Safety Council) Hazards Associated with Using Farm Tractors to Move Large Bales (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) Also available in Spanish Hearing Loss in Agricultural Workers (National Safety Council) Livestock Handling (National Safety Council) Manure Gas (National Children''s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety) PTO (Power-Take-Off) Safety (National Safety Council) Remember Sun Safety in the Field (Iowa State University, University Extension) - Links to PDF Safe Use of Harvesting Equipment (National Safety Council) Silo Gas (National Children''s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (National Safety Council) Simple Solutions: Ergonomics for Farm Workers (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) - Large PDF file Also available in Spanish

Call for Health (National Center for Farmworker Health)

Farmworker News (National Center for Farmworker Health) - Links to PDF

Agricultural Health Study (11/01/2006, Dept. of Health and Human Services) Agricultural Health Study (03/28/2006, National Cancer Institute) Agricultural Injuries a Family Tradition (12/01/2006, Nemours Foundation)

AgrAbility Assistive Technologies Database (Dept. of Agriculture) Bureau of Primary Health Care Service Delivery Sites (Bureau of Primary Health Care) National and State AgrAbility Projects (Dept. of Agriculture)

Dept. of Agriculture Also available in Spanish National Children''s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Also available in Spanish

Asthma among Household Youth on Hispanic Farm Operations (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) Also available in Spanish Children & Dairy Chemicals (National Children''s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety) Creating Safe Play Areas on Farms (National Children''s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety) - Large PDF file Farm Safety (For Children) (Nemours Foundation) Farm Safety (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation) Helping Kids Do the Job Safely: Top Ten Guidelines (National Children''s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety) - Links to PDF Horses and Children (National Children''s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety) Injuries to Youth on Hispanic Farm Operations (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) Also available in Spanish

Farm Safety (For Teens) (Nemours Foundation) Youth in Agriculture (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

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Date last updated: 23 October 2006 Topic last reviewed: 26 December 2006