Frequency and severity of injuries to operators during overturns of farm tractors.

@article{Cole2006FrequencyAS,
  title={Frequency and severity of injuries to operators during overturns of farm tractors.},
  author={Henry P. Cole and Melvin L. Myers and Susan C. Westneat},
  journal={Journal of agricultural safety and health},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={127-38}
}
Previous estimates of operator death from farm tractor overturn events range from 0.03 to 0.68. This study provided population-based estimates of the denominator of total farm tractor overturns and the frequency of six classes of overturn injury outcomes for tractors with and without rollover protective structures (ROPS). A 40-item telephone survey collected information from a random sample of 6,063 (8.0%) Kentucky farms about each farm's most recent overturn. A total of 551 (9.1%) farms… CONTINUE READING

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