Agriculture

Green Jobs: impact on the health and safety of workers

Green Jobs contribute significantly to preserving or restoring environmental quality (UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme, 2008); Additionally, they represent an opportunity to overcome the economic crisis by creating new jobs (EU - 2020 strategy).

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A safe machine can save your life!!!

This leaflet describes safety requirements with which some agricultural machines must comply, i.e.: silage unloading machines, silage mixing and/or chopping and distributing machines.

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Safe on the field…safe on the road! Periodical check of the maintenance state and efficiency of agricultural or forest tractors and driving license

This leaflet shows the checks to be performed, according to Legislative Decree n° 81/2008, during maintenance operations on agricultural or forest tractors. Furthermore, the leaflet explains how to obtain a driving license for such tractors.

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Safe on the field…safe on the road! Safety requirements for agricultural or forest tractors equipped with loading platform (transporters)

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Safe on the field…safe on the road! Safety requirements for tractors

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Let’s purchase safely!

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Grow safety!!!

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“Sun and Health” - a prevention project for farmers

Farmers have an increased risk of uv-radiation related skin- and eye-damages. The SVB- prevention project “Sun and Health”should demonstrate the importance of taking protection measures against UV-radiation at work.
The following tools dealing with sun-protection measures were applied throughout 3 years from 2008-2010 : power-point-presentations, interviews, skin- melanin-analyser to check the individual protection time against UV-radiation, information sheets. Demonstration of safety glasses was considered to be important especially for farmers. 

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