Safety, Health and Welfare in Agriculture

  • Wilson, G. S.


The development of regulations to safeguard the agricultural worker began in 1946 when the government set up an independent committee to examine and recommend measures relating to the safety, health and welfare of persons in the industry. Regulations now exist to protect agricultural workers against a number of the special risks to which they are exposed. Descriptions are given of the most important Acts, and of other means by which the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food hope to reduce and prevent accidents on the farm. Likely future developments and the safety problems they will present are considered.


JOURNAL: Ann Occup Hyg. 1969; 12(2): 129-135.

Note: Annals of Occupational Hygiene.

NLOM ID#: 69179141

Publication #: 69179141

This document was extracted from the CDC-NIOSH Epidemiology of Farm Related Injuries: Bibliography With Abstracts, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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