This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
If you have any questions in using this SLM or any difficulty in answering the tasks in this module, do not hesitate to consult your teacher or facilitator.
This module was designed and written with you in mind. It is here to help you understand the hazards present in the farm. Many hazards are present in the farm. If farmers are not aware of these hazards these may cause injury to their body or may cause diseases and even death. Farmers should always apply appropriate safety measures while working in the farm. Safety measures are applied based on work requirement and farm procedures. Tools and materials are utilized in accordance with specification and procedures. Outfit is worn in accordance with farm requirements. Shelf life and or expiration of materials are effectively checked against manufacturer’s specifications. Hazards in the workplace are identified and reported in line with farm guidelines. Emergency and accidents are responded to and prevented.
The learner demonstrates an understanding of concepts, underlying theories and principles in the preparation of farm materials, tools and equipment and occupational health and safely operations in crop production.
The learner uses farm materials, tools, and equipment and applies occupational health and safety practices in crop production.
After going through this module, you are expected to:
- Store waste material in a designated area according to workplace procedure/OHS procedure.