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Marijuana occupational safety and health
This guide is intended to help assist employers in the marijuana industry build occupational safety and health programs.
U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers YouTube Channel
The centers have pooled their expertise on a YouTube channel featuring 80 videos. The videos can be used by Extension agents, agricultural science teachers, producers, first responders, families and others interested in agricultural safety best-practices.
NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topics: Green Tobacco Sickness
Green tobacco sickness (GTS) is a type of nicotine poisoning that occurs while handling tobacco plants. Workers are at especially high risk for developing this illness when their clothing becomes saturated from tobacco that is wet from rain or morning dew, or perspiration.
Oregon OSHA's Quick Guide to Safety Committees and Safety Meetings for Agriculture Employers (PDF)
Read this guide if you want to know how to comply with Oregon OSHA’s Safety Committees and Safety Meetings rule – 437-004-0251. This rule – which is effective January 1, 2011 – applies to all agricultural employers whose non-seasonal workers (full time or part-time) work more than ten months during a calendar year.
Respiratory Disease in Agricultural Workers: Mortality and Morbidity Statistics
Respiratory Disease in Agricultural Workers: Mortality and Morbidity Statistics presents summary tables and figures of occupational respiratory disease surveillance data focusing on various occupationally relevant respiratory diseases for the Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing industries.
WISHA Safety and Health Information: Agriculture
On this page, you will find the rules, recommendations and training to keep you and those you care about working safely in the agriculture industry.
WorkSafe Health & Safety Centre - Agriculture
Welcome to the WorkSafe Health & Safety Centre for the agriculture industry. Click on the links for tools, publications, and other resources to help prevent the most common injuries in Agriculture.
Source: WorkSafe Online
This Oregon OSHA page identifies information on rules, interpretations, publications, videos and program directives relevant to Agriculture.
Source: Oregon OSHA
NIOSH Agriculture Page
Agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries. Farmers are at high risk for fatal and nonfatal injuries, work-related lung diseases, noise-induced hearing loss, skin diseases, and certain cancers associated with chemical use and prolonged sun exposure...
Farm Safety Links from MEDLINEplus
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends.