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chemicals safe handling

Chemicals – safe handling

Chemicals such as insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, veterinary chemicals and fuels are commonly handled on farms. These chemicals can be dangerous and need to be handled and stored with care. Always…
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Q fever

Q fever is an infection that produces flu-like symptoms in humans but shows little or no symptoms in animals. It is most commonly transmitted by inhaling infected dusts and contaminated…

Psittacosis – parrot fever

Psittacosis (sometimes called ornithosis or parrot disease or parrot fever) is an infection of the lung (pneumonia) caused by the bacterium Chlamydophila (Chlamydia). The bacterium is carried by both wild and domestic…