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A significant hazard for processing facilities of all types, fire has already left its mark on a number of biomass facilities throughout the world. This 16-page publication focuses on fire hazards in systems that process perennial grass biomass. Described are the major codes and standards that are applicable to perennial grass biomass systems, the planning that is needed by both industry and fire services, and the capabilities of community fire services that are faced with previously unseen and unknown fire hazards in this new industry.

Farming offers a unique opportunity for children and adolescents to learn the value of hard work, how to handle responsibilities, and how to set priorities. Traditionally, farming has been a family affair in which parents, grandparents, and older siblings help children to develop a sense of pride, a feeling of belonging, and the satisfaction of a job well done. But there are risks involved in farm labor.

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This best practices manual provides risk-reduction information and resources for agricultural entrepreneurs and will help biomass producers plan for effective safety and health management programs. This program planning manual has five units of recommended safety and health best practices for biomass production.

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This best practices manual provides risk reduction information and resources for agricultural entrepreneurs and will help farm and ranch owners and managers to plan for effective safety and health management programs. This program planning manual has five units of recommended safety and health best practices for production agriculture.