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The video was produced by the Swiss television network RTS1. It is used by the Swiss Federal Coordination Commission for Health and Safety (EKAS) for the prevention in agriculture campaign entitled 'Angels of the farms'. The video is an interview with a farmer's wife, who describes the fatal accident her husband and father were involved in on the farm. Both farmers were working in a silo and asphyxiated as a result of carbon monoxidd gases. She discusses the accident and her life after the accident.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
MEZŐGAZDASÁG, ERDŐGAZDÁLKODÁS, HALÁSZAT
Provider: 
Swiss Federal Coordination Commission for Health and Safety — EKAS
Tasks covered: 
Other
Hazard - physical state: 
Gases
Hazard - health effects: 
Asphyxiants
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

carbon monoxide

CAS Number: 
630-08-0
EC number: 
211-128-3
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)

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