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AGRICULTURAL SAFETY TOPICS – STRUCK-BY ACCIDENTS 2 130-011-41-IADO © 2014, Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) 1 877 494 WSPS (9777) | 905 614 1400 | Practice safe work habits: Doors—never stand in front of a windowless, swinging door. Before working near a door, post a warning sign or prop the door open. This is especially important if working from a ladder. Do not push the door open rapidly or forcefully. When approaching double doors, follow signs indicating which door to use. Inattentiveness—Watch where you are going. Do not get distracted by conversations. Approach a corner or intersection from the center of the hall. Plan to walk to the right, reducing the chance of collisions. Review The Following Points: Watch for falling objects or items that block aisles. Keep all screens and guards in place. Use safe storage and handling procedures. © Workplace Safety & Prevention Services 2014. Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) grants permission to approved end users to reproduce this document in whole or in part, provided its intended use is for non-commercial, educational purposes and that full acknowledgement is given to the WSPS. Approved end users are firms registered with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. WSPS reserves the right to extend this permission to other stakeholders and interested parties by express written permission upon application. WSPS extends no warranty to materials amended or altered by the end user. Under no circumstances is this document, or any portion thereof, to be duplicated for purposes of sale or for external reproduction or distribution. (Sample WSPS acknowledgement, "Reproduced or adapted from name of solution with permission of Workplace Safety & Prevention Services, Mississauga, Ontario.") The information contained in this reference material is distributed as a guide only. It is generally current to the best of our knowledge as at the revision date, having been compiled from sources believed to be reliable and to represent the best current opinion on the subject. No warranty, guarantee, or representation is made by WSPS as to the absolute correctness or sufficiency of any representation contained in this reference material. WSPS assumes no responsibility in connection therewith; nor can it be assumed that all acceptable safety measures are contained in this reference material, or that other or additional measures may not be required in particular or exceptional conditions or circumstances. Revised: November 2014 Based upon: Ohio State University Extension. Struck by Accidents. Retrieved from website WSPS.CA

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