Agricultural Accidents in Dorset--Review of a Pilot Study

  • Cliff, K. S.;
  • Rowe, R. G.


During the study period, 49 people were identified as having attended a hospital accident and emergency department in Dorset after being involved in an agricultural accident. Of this total, 4 required admission to hospital as a result of their accident (8 per cent), 34 people (excluding the 4 admitted) required continuing medical care either from a hospital or their family doctor (70 per cent). Seventeen people (35 per cent) were classified as having major (serious) injuries and 32 people (6 per cent) had minor injuries. Forty-one per cent of the people attending were male workers in the age group 15-20 years.


JOURNAL: J Soc Occup Med. 1982; 32(3): 119-123.

Note: Journal of the Society of Occupational Medicine.

NLOM ID#: 83011318.

his 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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