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Safe use of tractors with attachments [online] : a handbook for workplaces

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Internet only - free access
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Length:
52 p.
Publisher:
Melbourne, Vic.: WorkSafe Victoria
Year:
2009
Type:
Electronic resource
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Abstract:
This handbook is for farmers, their family members, employees, contractors and farm machinery designers, manufacturer’s and suppliers. It provides advice for the safe use of tractors with attachments on farms.

It provides solutions for:
- preventing incidents in the first place - choosing the right tractor and attachments and setting them up correctly
- protecting the operator and others when things go wrong - through the use of safety guards, safe protective structures and personal protective equipment (PPE)
- considering the ongoing health and safety of the operator - including reducing or preventing fatigue, stress, ergonomics, noise, chemical and UV exposure.
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