Manure Pit Hazards

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

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What are manure pits?

Why do farmers use them?

Guess how much manure these animals make each day.

Manure Production, per day:

Daily Manure Production

Why is a manure pit dangerous?

Hydrogen Sulfide

Carbon Dioxide



So why would anyone go in a manure pit?

What should a person do?

What would you do if someone fell in a manure pit?

If someone fell into a manure pit you should:

Author: Michele Schermann, RN


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