data collected revealed the following:
full-time employees between the ages of 25-44 years exhibited
the highest accident rates.
accidents occurred during midmorning and midafternoon.
of the accidents occurred in February, April and May.
largest percentage of injuries and illnesses occurred by
being struck against or by object, and slips and falls from
and back were parts of the body most frequently injured.
handling accidents category had the highest frequency rate.
accident occurred per 2.7 number of farms interviewed.
yards and farm buildings were the locations reporting the
most accidents and illnesses.
and illnesses occurred the largest percentage of time during
the activity of routine chores.
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Farm Related Injuries: Bibliography With Abstracts, U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service,
Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational
Safety and Health.
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