Bioenergy feedstock production will have inherent differences from current agricultural processes. These differences could increase the potential for workforce injury or death if not properly understood and if effective protective counter measures are not in place.
The Health and Safety research team addresses two key worker safety elements in the biofuel feedstock supply chain:
- Feedstock production risks
- Air/dust exposure
Health and Safety Project Directors
Health and Safety Resources
- Master Gardeners' Safety Precautions for Handling, Applying and Storing Biochar (Charles Schwab & Mark Hanna)