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Agricultural Safety – Manure Handling and Spills
By Peter Main · 4 days ago
Although not a particularly nice subject to write about, manure is a big issue in farming and agricultural related work, and has potential to cause significant damage to both land and water. Such damage can ...
Farm Safety - National Government Resources Part 2
By Peter Main · 4 days ago
The federal government in the United States has a special place in being able to provide both federal and local advice and help with specific focus on the agricultural industry. This applies both to advice ...
Farm Safety - National Government Resources Part 1-
By Peter Main · 5 days ago
Agriculture plays a major part in most economies of the world, none more so than the United States. The federal government plays a huge part in the development and practices within the industry, by way ...
Farm Safety - Burning Trash
By Peter Main · 5 days ago
Most farms or agricultural complexes will have a significant amount of materials, commonly referred to as trash, that will need to be disposed of. Quite often this is done by way of burning it, as ...
Farm Safety – National and Local Resources
By Peter Main · 5 days ago
The issue of health and safety on farms and agricultural businesses is one where many farmers and operatives often need to seek help. This can apply to practical issues, local or national legislation, as well ...
Farm Safety and Environmemtal Regulations
By Peter Main · 2 weeks ago
A farm or landholding of any size is going to have a significant number of responsibilities concerning environmental hazards that the nature of the farm may incur. Dealing with these environmental risks will be part ...
Farm safety and the use of vehicles on public roads
By Peter Main · 2 months ago
Most farms and agricultural businesses use a wide variety of different types of vehicles, ranging from tractors to combine harvesters to ATVs to different types of construction equipment. In addition, many agricultural vehicles use different ...
Farm Safety - Dangers of Pesticides
By Peter Main · 2 months ago
The use of pesticides is a major issue in farm safety, for a number of different reasons. Pesticides are used widely in all types of agricultural settings, most mostly farms, orchards, forests, nurseries and greenhouses. ...
What are the different types of car liability insurance?
By Peter Main · 5 months ago
Car insurance can provide a wide variety of differing levels of cover, but the most essential for everyone is what it provides by way of liability insurance. So essential is this for most people, that ...
Car insurance and the importance of the proposal form
By Peter Main · 5 months ago
The transition from paper to digital hat in many ways changed both the format and the understanding of what a proposal form is in the context of car insurance. Pre internet, people would have to ...
Car insurance – what rating factors are most important
By Peter Main · 5 months ago
Any individual who has had to purchase car insurance may well have discovered huge discrepancies in the various quotations they are asked by different insurance companies. This has historically always been the case to an ...
Farm Safety – Health and Safety Regulations
By Peter Main · 5 months ago
Although agriculture is considered to be a different area to most other types of businesses, the are still a number of health and safety regulations in force. These will often differ from standard industrial regulations ...
Farm Safety and the Need for Insurance
By Peter Main · 5 months ago
The issue of insurance, and the role of insurance companies, is a very important one in the context of safety for farms and agricultural businesses. Farms present a special difficulty for insurance companies because they ...
Farm safety -social, economic and political factors
By Peter Main · 6 months ago
Farm safety – social economic and political factors The nature of working on a farm and on safety is to an extent conditioned by the fact that farming is often seen as a way of ...
Farm safety – workplace activity factors
By Peter Main · 6 months ago
The nature of farming generates a number of areas of workplace activities that can be inherently more risky than similar activities undertaken in an office or factory environment. Work hours The length of hours that ...
Farm safety – personal factors
By Peter Main · 6 months ago
There are a number of significant factors concerning the type of family and workforce that can affect safety on a farm. Children and young people A farm environment is often a family environment as well, ...
Farm safety – environmental factors
By Peter Main · 6 months ago
Environmental factors are different from the environment itself, but do to an extent overlap. When considering farm safety, the environment itself in terms of the nature of the land and the type of produce grown ...
Principles of farm safety – environment
By Peter Main · 6 months ago
When thinking in terms of any type of health and safety work or issues, the term environment is perhaps one of the key elements. The type of environment that someone works in will to a ...
Do you acknowledge problems as they arise?
By Peter Main · 10 months ago
There is a tendency nowadays to talk about challenges rather than problems. It is as if the word problem is slightly negative, whereas talking about a challenge seems more constructive. The idea that the notion ...
Do you set realistic goals?
By Peter Main · 9 months ago
Any type of goal setting is often considered a fundamental part of any types of personal development or life coaching or 12-step recovery. The idea is simply to set objectives that you then try to ...