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Chain Saw Safety: No Tricks (AE1025 Revised)
Become familiar with the recommended safe operational procedures before attempting to work with a chain saw. A safe way to prepare is to read the operator’s manual and obtain training from someone who is experienced with chain saws.
Located in Landing Pages / Home & Farm
Anhydrous Ammonia: Managing The Risks
Anhydrous ammonia has the potential to be one of the most dangerous chemicals used in agriculture today. It is used and stored under high pressures, which requires specially designed and well-maintained equipment. Those who work with anhydrous ammonia must be trained to follow exact procedures in handling it.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Laundering Pesticide-contaminated Work Clothes - PS1778
This publication discusses methods of handling pesticide contaminated work clothing in the home. It reviews proper washing techniques. Finally, it explains the limitations of applying recommendations developed in the 1980s and 1990s with contemporary wash equipment, detergents, generally lower toxicity pesticides and new fabrics and finishes.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Livable Homes: Evaluating Our Homes for Comfort, Safety and Independence - FS1683
Most of us want to remain in our own homes as long as possible. As we get older, doing so may be more challenging without a successful fit between our home environment and our needs. When a fit does not occur, physical differences become barriers to independent living.
Located in Landing Pages / Home & Farm
Caught in the Grain! - AE1102
People can become caught or trapped in grain in three different ways: the collapse of bridged grain, the collapse of a vertical wall of grain, and entrapment in flowing grain. Moving or flowing grain is involved in all three. People who work with grain – loading it, unloading it, and moving it from bin to bin – need to know about the hazards of flowing grain and how to prevent a grain entrapment situation.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
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