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Working in agriculture

Practical tools and guidance

Working in agriculture
  • Sweden
Provider: 
Prevent
Available in languages: 
Language free
Description: 

This is a wordless pictorial booklet covering the risks experienced by agricultural workers. Through line drawings, it depicts bad practices followed by the corresponding good practices. Good and bad practice is indicated through smiling and frowning symbols, respectively. It covers a range of hazards in the sector, including good work practices to avoid exposure to dangerous substances. It is suitable for awareness raising and training, and would be suitable for use with migrant workers. It is available as a PDF and as an e-book. It is part of a series of pictorial booklets covering working in agriculture, landscaping and the outdoor environment, horticulture, golf courses and grounds keeping, and forestry.

Sector / Industry covered: 
AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING
Tasks covered: 
Applying Pesticides
Contact with Humans or Animals
Handling Animals
Handling Chemicals
Handling Plants
Working Outdoors
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Ocular (through eyes)
Skin absorption
Prevention measures: 
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Training
Type
Type: 
Visual resources
Target group: 
Workers
Year of publication: 
2017