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chemicals safe handling

Chemicals – safe handling

Agrichemicals such as insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, veterinary chemicals and fuels are used commonly on farms. Different chemicals can be dangerous to humans in varying degrees and need to be handled…
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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

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…