Public health focus: effectiveness of rollover protective structures for preventing injuries associated with agricultural tractors.

  • Published 1993 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Agriculture ranks fourth among U.S. industries for work-related fatalities (1). Fatalities associated with agricultural machinery commonly involve farm tractors, and rollover incidents (i.e., the tractor tips sideways or backward and overturns, crushing the operator) account for 46% (Minnesota) to 76% (Georgia) of all farm tractor-related fatalities (2… CONTINUE READING