Tag: safety

Older, Wiser, Safer – Farm Safety for Older Farmers – Part 1

forty years ago irish farmss looked very different for a start labor was cheaper and farms relied more on man power to do the majority of the work rural communities were also more populated farmers congregated frequently in meeting places like the local creamery or mart today we rely more on machinery than manpower And […]

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Introduction to On-Farm Readiness Reviews

You take what you learned in the PSA Grower Training Course… … and implement practices on your farm to reduce produce safety risks. Then what? Wait for an inspection to see if your farm’s in compliance or not? Take a moment to consider an On-Farm Readiness Review. The OFRR is a voluntary pre-inspectional, non-regulatory review,… […]

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SuperCrew: Job Safety for the Professional Landscape Employee

The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service in partnership with the professional landscape industry proudly presents Job safety for the Professional Landscape Employee. This beautifully maintained landscape is no accident. Professional work like this requires attention to every detail of design, plant selection, installation, maintenance and safety. Just one accident not only can interfere with […]

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Storm Katie 105mph winds bends crane in London, UK

The UK is battling rain hail and high winds with gusts up to a hundred and five miles per hour as Storm Katie makes its way across Britain This crane in Greenwich south east London was spotted bent over after the storm The road was closed for safety and motorists and pedestrians advised to avoid […]

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Safety at the Nxuba Enel Green Power wind farm

Welcome to Nxuba Wind Farm. I am Penelope Majou the site manager for the project. Nxuba wind farm is a 148 megawatt plant with 47 wind towers The site has 658 people and 109 mobile construction plant We have over five hundred and sixty thousand man-hour work without incidents. Dealing with health and safety in […]

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Farm Accident: Potato Harvester Crushes Worker’s Leg

This potato harvester’s manufacturer warned: Before doing maintenance switch the engine off and remove the ignition key. Two workers would find out why the hard way. The harvester is pulled behind a tractor, powered by the power take-off, and is designed to function without workers. It has large rollers that separate rocks, soil, and potato […]

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Keeping Kids Safe on the Farm

Growing up on a farm is a great life for a kid. There’s plenty of space, fresh air and lots of interesting things to explore. Uniquely, a farm is not just a home it’s also a workplace which means, it can be dangerous for kids without proper safety and supervision. Children between ten and fourteen […]

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Safety and environmental care – Volvo Wheel Loaders H-series – Basic operator training – 11/11

As one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of Construction Equipment, Volvo bears a clear responsibility for reducing the environmental impact of its products. At Volvo Construction Equipment, technological development has always taken place with a focus on environmental care. Our most important task during the coming years is to create manufacturing processes and products with […]

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Tower Crane Safety | Sécurité des grues à tour

[shots of tower cranes working on a condominium] [TITLE: Tower Crane Safety] MOL Inspector: My name is Pierre Rouleau. I’m an Occupational Health & Safety Inspector with the Ontario Ministry of Labour. We are at the Operating Engineers Training Institute of Ontario at Oakville and we’re here to learn what’s involved in a tower crane […]

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Skid Loader Operation Walkthrough

Hi, my name’s Lucas I’m gonna show you how to operate Our skid loader here on the farm okay First thing we’re gonna do is check The oil in the machine Now the first thing you’re gonna do Is open up the door and how you open the Door is just pull the latch and […]

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