Supplemental surveillance: a review of 2015 and 2016 agricultural injury data from news reports on AgInjuryNews.org

@article{Weichelt2018SupplementalSA,
  title={Supplemental surveillance: a review of 2015 and 2016 agricultural injury data from news reports on AgInjuryNews.org},
  author={Bryan Weichelt and S. Gorucu},
  journal={Injury Prevention},
  year={2018},
  volume={25},
  pages={228 - 235}
}
  • Bryan Weichelt, S. Gorucu
  • Published 2018
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Injury Prevention
  • Background Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting industry is the most hazardous occupational sector in the USA. Even with this level of occupational risk, several national and state-level occupational injury surveillance programmes have been eliminated, leaving regional efforts to analyse multiple sources and compile data on agricultural injuries and fatalities. No up-to-date centralised national database for agricultural injuries/fatalities in the USA currently exists. Objective Using the… CONTINUE READING
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