ERIC Number: ED279839
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Agricultural Safety. FMO: Fundamentals of Machine Operation. Second Edition.
John Deere Co., Moline, IL.
This manual is intended to provide students with basic information on the safe operation of farm machinery. The following topics are covered in the individual chapters: safe farm machinery operation (the importance of safety, the role of communication in safety, and types of farm accidents); human factors (human limitations and capabilities; physical, physiological, and psychological characteristics; personal protective equipment; techniques for lifting; and man-machine systems); ways of recognizing common machine hazards (pinch, wrap, shear, crush, and pull-in points; free-wheeling parts; thrown objects; stored energy; slips and falls; slow-moving vehicles; and second parties); equipment service and maintenance (ways of keeping equipment in safe operation, emergency situations, service tools and equipment safety, chemicals and cleaning equipment, completion of service work, and components and systems); tractors and self-propelled machines; tillage and planting; chemical equipment; hay and forage equipment; grain harvesting equipment; other harvesting equipment; materials handling equipment; and farm maintenance equipment. Concluding each chapter is a chapter summary and set of quiz questions. A glossary and lists of safety laws and suggested readings are also provided. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Machinery, Equipment Utilization, Guidelines, Occupational Safety and Health, Postsecondary Education, Safety, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
John Deere Distribution Service Center, 1400 Third Avenue, Moline, IL 61265 (Order No. FMO-18102B: $14.70; 10 or more, $11.75).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: John Deere Co., Moline, IL.