Agricultural All-Terrain Vehicle Safety: Hazard Control Methods Using the Haddon Matrix
ABSTRACT All-terrain vehicle (ATV) crashes are one of the leading causes of death and injury in agriculture across the United States. Use of ATVs is highly prevalent in rural areas and has seen an…
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This article studies the history of one of the most critical, unresolved problems in mechanized agriculture: Tractor operators do not read the operation manuals, particularly the safety warnings. The…
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