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Agricultural injury in Kentucky.
Struttmann-T; Scheerer-A; McClanahan-K
Ky Epidemiol Notes & Rep 1999 May; 34(5):1-3
Active surveillance of agricultural injuries in six Kentucky counties continues as part of the Community partners for Health Farming (CPHF) Project. The counties are in two regions: Barren River (Barren and Warren) and Buffalo Trace/Gateway (Bracken, Fleming, Mason and Rowan ). The Occupational Health Nurses in Agricultural Communities, which collected similar data between 1992 and 1996 served as a model for CPHF. The surveillance data collected since 1997 have been used to describe and identify trends in agricultural injury. In addition , the community-based nature of the project has fostered the implementation of many interventions in the region.
Safety-education; Statistical-analysis; Occupational-accidents; Morbidity-rates; Occupational-medicine; Occupational-medicine-programs; Occupational-safety-programs; Age-groups; Age-factors; Agricultural-chemicals; Agricultural-industry; Agricultural-machinery; Agricultural-workers; Agriculture; Farmers; Animals; Tractors; Equipment-reliability; Equipment-operators; Safety-education; Safety-equipment; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Safety-programs; Safety-research; Surveillance-programs
Issue of Publication
Kentucky Epidemiologic Notes & Reports
Kentucky Department of Health Services
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division