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Accident involvement and attitudes towards hazards and countermeasures in a Swedish rural population.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature37664
Source
Scand J Soc Med. 1990 Jun;18(2):139-42
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jun-1990
Author
B. Jansson
C G Eriksson
Author Affiliation
Department of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Sweden.
Source
Scand J Soc Med. 1990 Jun;18(2):139-42
Date
Jun-1990
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Accidents, Occupational - prevention & control - psychology - statistics & numerical data
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Agriculture
Attitude to Health
Child
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Rural Health
Sweden - epidemiology
Abstract
Research on the resistance to implementation of effective injury control measures is needed. An important task is to identity factors or circumstances that influence the possibilities of taking active safety measures, and also factors that may limit or hinder such efforts. The objective of this study was to describe the farmers' own attitudes towards farm accident hazards and their interest in participating in preventive measures. The study is part of a project to develop systems for injury surveillance and control in Swedish emergency care. A standardised questionnaire for telephone interviews was used. All patients who had consulted an emergency department during a one-year period for injuries caused by accidents on 2,454 farms in two Swedish rural municipalities were interviewed. The results demonstrated that adults, especially young adults with small children, seem to be most conscious of accident risks and best motivated for participation in active safety measures, e.g. safety education.
PubMed ID
2367824 View in PubMed
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[Accidents affecting potato harvesters].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature220265
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 1993 Sep 27;155(39):3131-2
Publication Type
Article
Date
Sep-27-1993
Author
J U Hansen
Author Affiliation
Ortopaedkirurgisk afdeling, Odense Sygehus.
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 1993 Sep 27;155(39):3131-2
Date
Sep-27-1993
Language
Danish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Accidents, Occupational - prevention & control
Adult
Agricultural Workers' Diseases - etiology - prevention & control
Arm Injuries - etiology - prevention & control - surgery
Denmark
Hand Injuries - etiology - prevention & control - surgery
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Abstract
During industrialization in agriculture, many farming machines have been introduced. It is well-known that farming is a dangerous workplace and that farm machinery cause many serious accidents every year. Four cases of accidents with potato harvesters are discussed. In three of four cases the farmers were injured while cleaning the machine without stopping it, which probably was the main cause of the accidents. Farmers are in general not careful enough when using farm machinery. Every year, farmers in Denmark are severely invalided in accidents with potato harvesters. A strategy to lower the accidents is proposed: 1. Information of farmers, farmer schools, machine constructors and importers about mechanisms of injury. 2. A better education of farmers in using potato harvesters (and other farming machines). 3. Better fencing of the potato harvesters. 4. If possibly constructional changes in the potato harvesters so things will not get stuck, or so that the machine will stop if things stuck. 5. Installation of switches on potato harvesters, which can be reached from all positions, stopping the machines immediately, or a remote switch control carried by the farmer.
PubMed ID
8212405 View in PubMed
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[Accidents with saws. Are the safety measures satisfactory?].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature234961
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 1987 Jul 20;149(30):2046-9
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jul-20-1987

[Administrative nurses: we cannot be responsible for staff's health!].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature247497
Source
Vardfacket. 1979 Feb 8;3(3):4-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
Feb-8-1979

Agricultural medicine: fighting health hazards down on the farm.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature233602
Source
CMAJ. 1988 Jan 15;138(2):168-9
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jan-15-1988

Agricultural work activities reported for children and youth on 498 North American farms.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature191950
Source
J Agric Saf Health. 2001 Nov;7(4):241-52
Publication Type
Article
Date
Nov-2001
Author
B. Marlenga
W. Pickett
R L Berg
Author Affiliation
National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety, Marshfield Medical Research and Education Foundation, Wisconsin 54449, USA. marlengb@mmrf.mfldclin.edu
Source
J Agric Saf Health. 2001 Nov;7(4):241-52
Date
Nov-2001
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Accidents, Occupational - prevention & control
Adolescent
Agriculture - statistics & numerical data
Child
Child Welfare
Female
Humans
Male
Ontario - epidemiology
Safety
United States - epidemiology
Workload - statistics & numerical data
Abstract
Children are at high risk for agricultural injury, yet there is little documentation about the range of farm work that children perform or the ages at which children experience these work exposures. The purpose of this study was to identify the scope of agricultural jobs performed by farm children and to describe variations in work involvement within demographic subgroups. A descriptive analysis was conducted of baseline data collected by telephone interview during a multi-site randomized controlled trial. The study population consisted of 1,138 children from 498 North American farms. A total of 2,389 jobs were reported for the 1,138 children. The leading categories of work were animal care, crop management, and tractor with implement operation. Regional differences were observed, consistent with variations in commodities. Substantial proportions of children were assigned to farm work even in the youngest age group of 7-9 years. Males were differentially assigned to tractor with implement operations, while females were more often assigned to animal care. This study provides one of the first systematic accounts of farm work performed by North American children. This analysis of work exposures provides information from which known prevention priorities can be reinforced and new opportunities for prevention identified.
PubMed ID
11787753 View in PubMed
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