ERIC Number: ED431086
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Occupational Health and Safety. Level 1. Level 2. Level 3. Support Materials for Agricultural Training.
Batman, Kangan; Gadd, Nick; Lucas, Michele
This publication contains the three communication skills units of the three levels of Support Materials for Agricultural Training (SMAT) in the area of occupational health and safety: Level 1 (starting), 2 (continuing), and 3 (completing). The units are designed to help the learner improve his or her written and spoken communication skills needed to deal with occupational safety and health. SMAT materials can be used by the individual, with a mentor, or in a group or class. An introduction describes how to use the materials, types of activities, and materials needed. Four types of activities are found in the communication unit: key word activities, reading activities, writing activities, and spoken communication activities. Model answers are provided. Topics covered in Level 1 are as follows: danger on the farm, talking safety, rollover protection, chemicals, chemicals: emergency and first aid, accidents and injuries, emergencies, and tractor accidents. Topics covered in Level 2 include the following: safe chemical use, children on farms, getting your message across, zoonoses, and talking farming. Topics covered in Level 3 are as follows: a farm accident, WorkCover Certificate of Capacity, worker's claim for compensation, employer claim report, farm electrical safety, and creating networks. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Accidents, Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Laborers, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Safety, Communication Skills, Developed Nations, Employer Employee Relationship, Farmers, First Aid, Foreign Countries, Hazardous Materials, Injuries, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Occupational Safety and Health, Postsecondary Education, Safety Education, Secondary Education, Vocational Education, Work Environment, Workers Compensation
Language Australia National Resource Centre, GPO Box 372F, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Australian Dept. of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Canberra.
Authoring Institution: National Languages and Literacy Inst., Melbourne (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia