Editors: Ricky L. Langley, M.D.,
M.P.H., Duke University Medical Center,
Robert McLymore, Ed.D., North Carolina State University,
William J. Meggs, M.D., Ph.D., East Carolina University,
and Gary T. Roberson, Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Hardcover, Index, 758 pages, 1997
$155 plus $8.00 shipping and handling
The four editors of this book, with the assistance of forty-six experts in their respective fields, have compiled the most comprehensive text available on the hazards present in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries industries - one of the SIC's with the highest injury rates in the U.S.. Chapters include: General Issues Impacting Safety and Health in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries - Overview, Disability, Ergonomics, Occupational Vibration Exposure; Cancer; Injuries Associated with Cold and Hot Environments; Noise and Hearing Loss; Zoonotic Hazards in Humans; Bite, Sting and Envenomation Hazards; Mental Health Issues; and Safety and Health Programs. Agriculture and Animal Production - Epidemiology of Injuries and Illnesses; Occupational Safety and Health Regulations; EPA Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides; Industrial Hygiene Evaluations; Chemical Hazards of Farming; Skin Diseases in Farmers; Respiratory Diseases; Hazard Management and Safety with Agricultural Machines; Safety on the Farmstead; Health and Safety of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers; Grain Industry Health and Safety Issues; Indoor Environmental Hazards in Animal Housing; Beef Cattle Handling; and Safety Around Horses. Forestry - Epidemiology of Injuries and Illnesses; Logging and the Law; Wildland Fires and Firefighters; Epidemiology and Prevention of Helicopter Logging Injuries; and Timber Harvesting Safety. Fisheries and Aquaculture - Epidemiology of Fatal Injury in the U.S. Commercial Fishing Industry; Legal Concerns; Federal Regulation of Fishing Vessels; Skin Diseases in Fishermen; Motion Sickness; Diving Hazards; Drowning and Cold Water Survival; Safety at Sea; and Aquacultural Hazards.
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