ERIC Number: ED431087
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Occupational Health and Safety. Numeracy. Level 1. Level 2. Level 3. Support Materials for Agricultural Training.
Batman, Kangan; Tully, Chris
This publication contains the three numeracy 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 numeracy 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. Each level contains agriculture-related mathematics activities. Model answers are provided. Topics covered in Level 1 are graphing and reading graphs. Topics covered in Level 2 are making comparisons and why do we need statistics? Topics covered in Level 3 are cost/risk analysis--single item and cost/risk analysis--whole farm. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Accidents, Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Laborers, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Safety, Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Developed Nations, Employer Employee Relationship, Farmers, First Aid, Foreign Countries, Graphs, Hazardous Materials, Injuries, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Mathematics Skills, Numeracy, Occupational Safety and Health, Postsecondary Education, Risk, Safety Education, Secondary Education, Statistical Data, Statistics, Vocational Education, Work Environment
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