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Handling solutions gallery - farms

Type
Visual resources
Country
United Kingdom
Languages
English
Provider
Description: 

This image gallery gives examples of equipment that can be used when carrying out a range of typical farming tasks. It contains photos of some practical measures and ideas that can help reduce the likelihood of suffering injury from manual handling. Areas covered include farm workshops, livestock feeding, bedding and general tasks, estate maintenance, horticulture, vegetable and fruit production, and various other activities.

Handling solutions gallery - farms

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING
Growing of vegetables and melons, roots and tubers
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Awkward postures
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Managers
Workers
Type of visual resource: 
Photo