Farm Safety is Important in Iowa, October 11, 2012

(2012) Farm Safety is Important in Iowa, October 11, 2012. Public Health, Department of (Health and Human Services, Department of)

2012 Farm Safety Week Data Iowa Dept Public Health .pdf

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An IDPH Occupational Health and Safety Surveillance Program (OHSSP) analysis of Iowa’s work-related traumatic fatalities shows that transportation events accounted for 48 of 90 deaths in 2011. Agricultural activities were involved in 21 of the 48 transportation deaths (44%) and 32 of the 90 total fatalities (36%). Tractor and ATV (all-terrain vehicle) or UTV (utility vehicle) rollovers were responsible for 62% (13/21) of the farm or ag-related transportation deaths.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Farm Safety, Agricultural Safety, Health
Subjects: Agriculture and food production
Health and medicine > Healthcare
ID Code: 22066
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 11 May 2016 15:43
Last Modified: 11 May 2016 15:43