A method of surveying agricultural accidents is described. The technique involves initiating a report form when medical treatment is begun and completion of the questionnaire by a public health nurse during a home visit.
For twelve months continuous reporting was maintained in the Barrhead-Westlock area and 103 accidents were investigated. The epidemiological features of these accidents are reported. Total incidence was 3.65 accidents per 100 farms per year.
JOURNAL AND NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE ID#
JOURNAL: Can J Public Health. 1973; 64(1): 36-43.
Note: Canadian Journal of Public Health.NLOM ID#: 73131168
Publication #: 73131168
This document was extracted from the CDC-NIOSH Epidemiology of 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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