Are Kentucky Farmers Prepared for Farm-Related Emergencies?

  title={Are Kentucky Farmers Prepared for Farm-Related Emergencies?},
  author={M. Lys Hunt and M. Susan Jones and Dixi Secula},
  journal={Journal of Agromedicine},
  pages={14 - 9}
ABSTRACT Objectives: Farming is a hazardous occupation with a high incidence of fatal and non-fatal injuries. Little is known about the preparedness of Kentucky farmers to respond to farm emergencies. The purpose of this study was to determine the knowledge, preparation, and concerns of Kentucky farmers relative to being prepared to take appropriate action in the event of a farm emergency. Methods: For this descriptive study, a 36-item questionnaire was used to assess the farmer’s education and… 
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