Fatal and non-fatal machine-related injuries suffered by children in Alberta, Canada, 1990-1997.

@article{Lim2004FatalAN,
  title={Fatal and non-fatal machine-related injuries suffered by children in Alberta, Canada, 1990-1997.},
  author={Gerald W Lim and Kathy L. Belton and William L. Pickett and Donald Peter Schopflocher and Donald Clair. Voaklander},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={
          177-85
        }
}
BACKGROUND Children raised on farms are exposed to many hazardous types of machinery. The objective of this study was to describe the magnitude of non-fatal and fatal farm machinery injuries in Alberta children and adolescents (0-17 years) for the years 1990-1997. To date, there have been no published studies of pediatric farm injuries in Western Canada. METHODS Data were collected through the Canadian Agricultural Injury Surveillance Program (CAISP). Death certificates and hospital charts… CONTINUE READING
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