Safety and Health at Work in the Agro-Forestry Sector

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Portugalsko
Portuguese, International
2015

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This guide is addressed to micro and small agricultural and forestry companies and is intended to help the agricultural and forestry producers to identify the occupational risks and adopt the respective prevention measures, thus contributing to the implementation of good practices. The guide gives  also an overview about hazardous substances.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
ZEMĚDĚLSTVÍ, LESNICTVÍ A RYBÁŘSTVÍ
Provider: 
Authority of Working Conditions
Tasks covered: 
Contact with Humans or Animals
Handling Animals
Handling Insects
Handling Plants
Working Outdoors
Biological hazard: 
Microbiological hazards (Microorganism)
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Liquids
Solids
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Asthmagens
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Substitution
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target group: 
Employers
Managers

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