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All-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety at work.
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-167, 2012 Jul; :1-2
ATVs were first introduced in the U.S. for agricultural use in the early 1980s. Over the past thirty years, ATVs have grown increasingly popular recreationally and more recently, have become a valuable asset at work. With more than 10 million in use, it is important to know the hazards associated with ATVs and how to operate them safely.
Work-environment; Motor-vehicles; Traumatic-injuries; Mortality-data; Mortality-rates; Agriculture; Farmers; Families; Age-factors; Age-groups; Injuries; Accident-analysis; Statistical-analysis; Head-injuries; Agricultural-workers; Injury-prevention; Personal-protective-equipment; Personal-protection; Protective-equipment; Protective-clothing
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-167; B08142012
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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