Farmworker injury and illness: statistical guides to prevention
AuthorStephen R. Sutter
Author AffiliationsS. R. Sutter is Area Farm Advisor, Personnel Management, Fresno, Kings, Madera & Tulare counties.
Hilgardia 45(6):13-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v045n06p13. November 1991.
Requirements mandated by the historic statute Senate Bill 198 include identifying occupational safety and health hazards and training current supervisory and other employees in coping with general agricultural hazards. This review of accident and illness statistics for agriculture may be useful in developing a written Injury and Illness Prevention Program.
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