YOUNG WORKER SAFETY AND HEALTH
Selected Charts on Young Worker Employment, Injuries and Illnesses
Figure 11. Rates of Work-related Injuries Reported by Farm Operators, 15-17 Year-Olds, United States
This graph shows rates of work-related injuries among 15 to 17 year olds reported by farm operators in the United States for 4 points in time between 1998 and 2006. Rates steadily declined from a high of 9.6 injuries per 1,000 youth working on farms in 1998 to 6.9 injuries per 1,000 youth working on farms in 2006.