Healthy farmers, healthy profits project

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Healthy farmers, healthy profits project

Healthy farmers, healthy profits project

Type of item
Case study
Country
USA
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU OSHA

Description

This project was initiated with the intention of helping nursery growers, vegetable, berry and dairy farmers to tackle these and other occupational safety and health problems and to improve profits.

This project was initiated with the intention of helping nursery growers, vegetable, berry and dairy farmers to tackle these and other occupational safety and health problems and to improve profits.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Long hours
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Workers
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2010