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    • Applying Pesticides Safely 

      Latimer, Joyce G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Proper use of pesticides is essential for your safety and for that of the environment. Pesticides must be used correctly to be effective. This publication reviews the key factors in the proper use of pesticides.
    • Choosing Pesticides Wisely 

      Latimer, Joyce G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Before you purchase any pesticide, you should answer some important questions. This publication will help you answer the following questions: Which pesticide will meet your need? Which pesticide is best for your situation?
    • Farm Tractor Logging for Woodlot Owners 

      Shaffer, Robert M. (Robert Morris), 1945- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2005-09-01)
      Farmers considering part-time farm tractor logging may also have justifiable concern over the issue of safety. However, with professional training, extensive use of personal protective equipment (such as hard hat, saw ...
    • Gardening and Your Health. Power Tool Safety 

      Hetzel, Glen Hayward; Relf, Diane; Predny, Mary Lorraine (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Many homeowners use power tools to shape and maintain their landscape, including lawn mowers, chain saws, string trimmers, leaf blowers, and chipper/shredders. Accidents and injuries that occur while gardening with power ...
    • Guidelines for protecting youth workers: promote safe practices and protect youth workers 

      Grisso, Robert D. (Robert Dwight), 1956-; Perumpral, John V.; Ohanehi, Donatus Chukwubueze, 1949-; Goatley, Michael; Jamison, Kathleen; Sutphin, Cathy; Swafford, Dan; Estes, Carl (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2012-09-10)
      The goal of this training guide is to reduce the number of accidents and related injuries among the youth workers serving the green industry by improving the work place safety. This training guide is prepared specifically ...
    • Hand Tools Safety: Lawncare Training Guide 

      Grisso, Robert D. (Robert Dwight), 1956-; Perumpral, John V.; Ohanehi, Donatus Chukwubueze, 1949-; Goatley, Michael; Jamison, Kathleen; Sutphin, Cathy; Swafford, Dan; Estes, Carl (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013-11-05)
      Gardening implement safety and care.
    • Important Facts About the Safety of Unpasteurized (Raw) Milk 

      Villalba, Abigail; Boyer, Renee Raiden (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-01-31)
      This publication is a guide to the safety, sale and sanitation of unpasteurized (raw) milk.
    • Keeping Produce Safe During the Harvest Season 

      Bratsch, Tony (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-07-22)
      Produce safety is a topic all growers need to be concerned about. During the busy peak of the harvest season here in Virginia, keep in mind two primary areas of safety concern: use of registered pesticides only, and abiding ...
    • Large Round Bale Safety 

      Grisso, Robert D. (Robert Dwight), 1956-; Cundiff, John S.; Stone, Bruce; Smith, Ray (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Covers the safety aspects of equipment used in large round bale packages such as balers, front-end loaders, bale handling and transport devices.
    • Lawn Care: Hand Tools Safety 

      Grisso, Robert D. (Robert Dwight), 1956-; Perumpral, John V.; Ohanehi, Donatus Chukwubueze, 1949-; Goatley, Michael; Jamison, Kathleen; Sutphin, Cathy; Swafford, Dan; Estes, Carl (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013-11-05)
      Safety tips for operating hand tools and gardening implements
    • Lawn Care: Powered Hand Tool Safety 

      Grisso, Robert D. (Robert Dwight), 1956-; Perumpral, John V.; Ohanehi, Donatus Chukwubueze, 1949-; Goatley, Michael; Jamison, Kathleen; Sutphin, Cathy; Swafford, Dan; Estes, Carl (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013-11-06)
      Safety tips for operating powered hand tools.
    • Lawn Care: Rotary Mower Safety 

      Grisso, Robert D. (Robert Dwight), 1956-; Perumpral, John V.; Ohanehi, Donatus Chukwubueze, 1949-; Goatley, Michael; Jamison, Kathleen; Sutphin, Cathy; Swafford, Dan; Estes, Carl (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013-11-05)
      Lawn mower safety.
    • Lawn Care: Tractor Safety 

      Grisso, Robert D. (Robert Dwight), 1956-; Perumpral, John V.; Ohanehi, Donatus Chukwubueze, 1949-; Goatley, Michael; Jamison, Kathleen; Sutphin, Cathy; Swafford, Dan; Estes, Carl (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013-11-05)
      Tractor safety promoting the use of compact tractors.
    • Lawn Care: Utility-Type Vehicle Safety 

      Grisso, Robert D. (Robert Dwight), 1956-; Perumpral, John V.; Ohanehi, Donatus Chukwubueze, 1949-; Goatley, Michael; Jamison, Kathleen; Sutphin, Cathy; Swafford, Dan; Estes, Carl (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013-11-05)
      Tips for promoting safe use of utility type vehicle or UTV.
    • Machinery Safety on the Farm 

      Grisso, Robert D. (Robert Dwight), 1956-; Stone, Bruce; Hetzel, Glen Hayward (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Summarizes the hazards associated with operating farm machines and presents information about how farmers and farm workers can protect themselves from injury or death when working around agricultural machinery.
    • Minimum Chemical Gardening 

      Relf, Diane (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010-10-12)
      Proper soil preparation, careful plant selection, and good garden practices can be combined with biological and mechanical controls to reduce the need for chemical pesticides. This publication reviews these practices, ...
    • Poultry and Livestock Manure Storage: Management and Safety 

      Ogejo, Jactone Arogo (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-11-19)
      To get the most benefit out of the manure, good management practices and observation of safety practices that minimize manure hazards on the farm are important. This publication provides guidelines for good management and ...
    • Powered Hand Tools Safety: Lawncare Training Guide Powered hand tool care and safe use 

      Grisso, Robert D. (Robert Dwight), 1956-; Perumpral, John V.; Ohanehi, Donatus Chukwubueze, 1949-; Goatley, Michael; Jamison, Kathleen; Sutphin, Cathy; Swafford, Dan; Estes, Carl (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2012-09-10)
      Safety tips for operating powered hand tools and gardening implements.
    • Rotary Mowers Safety: Lawn Care Training Guide, Mower Care and Safe Use 

      Grisso, Robert D. (Robert Dwight), 1956-; Perumpral, John V.; Ohanehi, Donatus Chukwubueze, 1949-; Goatley, Michael; Jamison, Kathleen; Sutphin, Cathy; Swafford, Dan; Estes, Carl (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2012-09-10)
      The purpose of this training guide is to reduce the number of mower accidents and injuries by familiarizing young workers with rotary mowers and their safe operation.
    • Rotary Mowers Safety: Lawncare Training Guide Rotary mower maintenance and safe use 

      Grisso, Robert D. (Robert Dwight), 1956-; Perumpral, John V.; Ohanehi, Donatus Chukwubueze, 1949-; Goatley, Michael; Jamison, Kathleen; Sutphin, Cathy; Swafford, Dan; Estes, Carl (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2012-09-10)
      Rotary lawn mower maintenance and safe use.