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Infectious Disease on the Farm Handout

Zoonotic Diseases, or zoonoses, are infectious diseases that can be transmitted between animals and people. They cause different types of illnesses ranging from mild to serious symptoms and are sometimes fatal. VIEW PDF

Growing Agricultural Education: Embracing Health and Safety

Authors: Bruce H. Alexander, Jeff B. Bender, Diane Kampa, Matthew C. Keifer, Amy K. Liebman, Carol Peterson, Ruth Rasmussen, Lisa Schiller, Brad Schloesser, and Carolyn Sheridan Journal of Agromedicine Vol. 21 , Iss. 3,2016 ABSTRACT: On May 28, 2015, the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH), the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s …

Personal protection by Thai households in avian influenza outbreaks

Authors: Somrongthong R, Beaudoin AL, Bender J, Laosee O, Pakinsee S, Sitthi-amorn C Zoonosis and Public Health, 2012 ABSTRACT: Thailand has had multiple poultry outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 since its first emergence in 2004. Twenty-five human cases of HPAI H5N1 avian influenza have been reported in the country, including …

Hazards faced by informal recyclers in the squatter communities of Asunción, Paraguay

Authors: Cunningham R, Simpson C, Keifer MC International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 2012 ABSTRACT: Informal recycling is widespread in developing countries and involves the collection, sorting, and selling of recyclable materials. Workers are exposed to hazards including the risk of cuts and musculoskeletal injury, infection, …