Manure Pit Hazards

Farm Safety & Health Digest Vol. 3, No. 4, p. 3

Slide 11

How could these deaths have been prevented?

  • The most dangerous gas (used in gas chambers).
  • Strong "rotten egg" smell.
  • Deadens your sense of smell and gives you a false sense of security.
  • Heavier than air.
  • Paralyzes the nerves that make you breathe.
  • Flammable.

  • Hydrogen Sulfide

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