Investigation of UK Farmer Go/No-Go Decisions in Response to Tractor-Based Risk Scenarios

@article{Irwin2018InvestigationOU,
  title={Investigation of UK Farmer Go/No-Go Decisions in Response to Tractor-Based Risk Scenarios},
  author={Amy Irwin and Jill Poots},
  journal={Journal of Agromedicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={23},
  pages={154 - 165}
}
ABSTRACT Objectives: Tractors are a source of injury and fatality in agriculture. Despite this farmers continue to engage in risk-taking behaviors, including operating tractors without appropriate equipment. In order to change behaviors and attitudes toward safety, it is important to understand how farmers approach different types of risk relevant to tractor use. The current study used a qualitative approach to investigate farmer perception of four types of tractor-based risk related to self… 

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