Maintenance in Agriculture - A Safety and Health Guide

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This guide describes the main hazards and risks associated with maintenance activities in agriculture and the most common causes of accidents and ill health. The guide also provides advice on risk management, examples of good practice in accident prevention and policies and campaigns at national level. Finally, it includes examples of checklists for safe maintenance in agriculture.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
ZEMĚDĚLSTVÍ, LESNICTVÍ A RYBÁŘSTVÍ
Provider: 
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
Tasks covered: 
Applying Pesticides
Contact with Humans or Animals
Handling Animals
Other
Biological hazard: 
Microbiological hazards (Microorganism)
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Liquids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Asthmagens
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Bites and stings
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

Asbestos

CAS Number: 
1332-21-4
EC number: 
601-801-3
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target group: 
Employers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Safety officers
Workers

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