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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/IR00003302/00001
 Material Information
Title: Shortcuts are Short-sighted! or, Invest Seconds, Save Lives
Physical Description: Fact Sheet
Creator: Lehtola, Carol J.
Publisher: University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
 Notes
Acquisition: Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Melanie Mercer.
Publication Status: Published
General Note: "First published September 2001. Reviewed November 2009."
General Note: "ABE306"
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida Institutional Repository
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the submitter.
System ID: IR00003302:00001


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1 Carol J. Lehtola and Charles M. Brown2 http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu Time Invested Total Time for 100 Repetitions 3 seconds 5 minutes 5 seconds 10 minutes 10 seconds 17 minuntes Remember:

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Shortcuts are Short-sighted! or, Invest Seconds, Save Lives 3 Task Time Invested 100 Repetitions Walking down steps instead of jumping off combine 7 seconds 12 minutes Walking around an auger instead of stepping over it 2 seconds 3 1/2 minutes Engaging cylinder locks on combine when working near or under head 30 seconds 50 minutes Getting off mower to pick up something instead of leaning over to pick it up as you drive by 20 seconds 33 minutes Remember: The time you invest in performing a task safely is minimal when you compare it to the high financial and emotional costs associated with death, injury and disability.