{"route":"/safety-health/safety-topics/industry/agriculture","filename":"","description":" Agriculture Examples of safety hazards that can harm agricultural workers include: Lifting, awkward postures, repetitive motion, and other physical stressors Contact with animals Augers, pumps, PTO shafts, and other equipment with dangerous moving mechanical parts Farm vehicles (e.g., tip overs, backing up) Confined spaces (e.g., bins, tanks) Hazardous chemicals used for cleaning or sanitizing Pesticides Manure pits (e.g., low oxygen, toxic gases, drowning) Electrocution (e.g., contact with ...","title":"Agriculture"}
{"route":"/workers-rights/agriculture-policies/agricultural-jobs-for-youth","filename":"","description":" There are different laws and rules for youth working in agriculture, when compared to non-agricultural work. Agricultural jobs include working on farms, ranches, and in some packing and canning operations. In general, the minimum age for teens working in agricultural jobs is 14, and there are many prohibited tasks and jobs that minor workers are not allowed to do. However, there are some important exceptions to this rule. For complete information on hiring youth for agricultural jobs, refer to ...","title":"Agricultural Jobs for Youth"}
{"route":"/safety-health/safety-training-materials/workshops-events/wisha-10-for-agriculture","filename":"","description":" About WISHA 10 for Agriculture certification L&I offers free workplace safety and health training for agriculture. This training will benefit both workers and employers through safer workplaces and fewer incidents. It also promotes a culture of safety and health through peer training. Both a Training-of-Trainers program (40 hours) and a Worker Training program (10 hours) are offered. Acerca de WISHA 10 para Agricultura La División de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional de L&I ofrece capacitaciones ...","title":"WISHA 10 for Agriculture"}
{"route":"/safety-health/grants-committees-partnerships/safety-health-investment-projects-grant-program/ship-grants-2008wo0060","filename":"","description":" Pesticide Safety Education Program for Seasonal Agricultural Field Workers Columbia Basin Health Association Summary Prevent pesticide exposure to workers and their family members and handle exposure to prevent further health problems and contamination. A strong focus will be placed on minimizing secondary or indirect exposure to family members of workers who are directly exposed. Amount Awarded: $319,573 Project ID: 2008WO0060 Final Report Products Pesticide Protection Training for ...","title":"Pesticide Safety Education Program for seasonal agricultural field workers - 2008WO0060"}
{"route":"/safety-health/grants-committees-partnerships/safety-health-investment-projects-grant-program/ship-grants-2013xb00226","filename":"","description":" Agricultural Employee Safety Orientation Training Video, in English and Spanish Washington Growers League Summary The Washington Growers League proposes to produce and distribute a comprehensive safety orientation training video, in English, Spanish, and two Mixtecan dialects for use by all agricultural employers across the state. This safety orientation training video would include L&I-approved information about accident prevention programs and basic farm safety rules; what to do in an ...","title":"Agricultural Employee Safety Orientation Training Video, in English and Spanish - 2013XB00226"}
{"route":"/safety-health/grants-committees-partnerships/safety-health-investment-projects-grant-program/ship-grants-2014xe00283","filename":"","description":" Standardized Curriculum of Tractor Operation Skills and Safety and Basic Farm Safety and Health (SAFE Pilot Program-Safety for Agricultural Farmworkers through Education) Northwest Community Education Center/KDNA Inc. and Washington Growers League Summary This project will provide the opportunity to test, evaluate, and revise a safety Pilot Program and standardized curriculum. Development of standardized curriculum and training for tractor skills and safety training for equipment operators and ...","title":"Standardized Curriculum of Tractor Operation Skills and Safety and Basic Farm Safety and Health (SAFE Pilot Program-Safety for Agricultural Farmworkers through Education) - 2014XE00283"}
{"route":"/safety-health/grants-committees-partnerships/safety-health-investment-projects-grant-program/ship-grants-2008xg00098","filename":"","description":" Reduce the Dangers by Educating the Agriculture Community on the Safe Operating Procedures of Farm Tractors and PTO\u2019s \u2013 Workers Native Language Using Video/DVD Roy Williams dba InstructoVision with the Governor\u2019s Industrial Safety & Health Advisory Board (GISHAB) Summary The goal of this project is to reduce injuries and fatalities caused by preventable accidents involving farm tractors and PTO\u2019s. The DVD and other materials developed by this project will especially benefit those workers who ...","title":"Reduce the dangers by educating the Agriculture Community on the Safe Operating Procedures of Farm Tractors and PTO\u2019s \u2013 workers native language using video/DVD - 2008XG00098"}