An Epidemiological Study of Power Take-Off Accidents, 1966

(1966) An Epidemiological Study of Power Take-Off Accidents, 1966. University of Iowa


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In the spring of 1962, a research grant was obtained from the United States Public Health Service to study power take-off accidents .• The purpose of this study was to conduct a one-year pilot study into the causes of PTO accidents through epidemiological case investigation of such accidents in the state of Iowa. The objective of this study was not to determine the incidence of injury to a segment of the population, but to develop a means of injury prevention from detailed investigations of these accidents by instituting a pilot study.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: By: University of Iowa. Institute of Agricultural Medicine Contributor(s): Knapp, L. W. and Piercy, Larry R; Agricultural machinery - Accidents; Agricultural machinery - Accidents
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Public health > Epidemiology
Health and medicine > Public health > Product safety
ID Code: 43831
Deposited By: Pamela Rees
Deposited On: 30 Mar 2023 14:12
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2023 14:45