Injuries to Youth on Farms and Safety Recommendations, U.S. 2006

February 2009
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2009-117
two children pushing against a round bale of hay

Understanding how to create a safe farm environment is important for farm operators and their families. Youth who live and work on farms are exposed to potentially dangerous farm-related hazards.

Farm operators who hire youth to work on their farm should be aware of all applicable child labor laws.

Injuries to Youth on Farms and Safety Recommendations, U.S. 2006Cdc-pdf [PDF – 439 KB]

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