ERIC Number: ED385421
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Agricultural Safety and Health: A Resource Guide. Rural Information Center Publication Series, No. 40. Revised Edition.
Zimmerman, Joy, Comp.
This guide lists resource materials that address agricultural occupational injuries and diseases and their prevention. Many of the entries were derived from the AGRICOLA database produced by the National Agricultural Library and include journal articles, books, government reports, training materials, and audiovisual materials. The first section lists 227 publications concerning general information on agricultural safety; statistics and research methods; emergency care and rescue; health education and prevention; occupational accidents among children and youth; occupational risk sources including animal, auditory, cancer, chemical, dermatological, electrical, machinery, respiratory, stress, thermal, and water; and rehabilitation of disabled agricultural workers. The second sections lists 47 audiovisual materials related to general information on agricultural safety; rescue and emergency care; occupational accidents among children and youth; occupational risks factors including chemical, electrical, and machinery; and rehabilitation of disabled agricultural workers. Each entry contains title, author, publisher, publication date, journal or conference information (where appropriate), National Agricultural Library (NAL) call number, availability information for documents not found through NAL, and annotation. The last section of the guide provides contact information and descriptions of national and regional agricultural safety and health organizations. (LP)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Agricultural Laborers, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Safety, Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Children, Farm Labor, Farmers, Health Education, Migrant Workers, Occupational Diseases, Occupational Safety and Health, Organizations (Groups), Rehabilitation, Resource Materials, Risk, Safety Education, Training, Youth
U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library, Public Services Division, Room 111, Beltsville, MD 20705; e-mail through INTERNET: (RIC@NALUSDA.GOV).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD.