Quadriplegia means paralysis in all four limbs. The degree of paralysis may vary depending on the level of injury to the spinal cord. The following is a list of safety tips that have been shared by farmers affected by quadriplegia.
FOR MORE INFORMATION For more information on general farm safety, contact Iowa State University's Cooperative Extension Office
The information shared is based on data gathered by the Easter Seal Society of Iowa's Farm Family Rehabilitation Management (FaRM) Program through financial support from the Injury Prevention Research Center at the University of Iowa Grant #R49\CCR703640-02 funded by the Center for Disease Control. No scientific research has been conducted to determine if the above tips or suggestions are safe or effective. The information shared is simply ideas shared by farmers affected by disabilities of the staff at the FaRM Program. For more information or clarification contact the FaRM Program at (515) 289-1933 or submit comments or questions to P. 0. Box 4002, Des Moines, Iowa, 50333.
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