Farming A demanding and hazardous occupation

Farming accidents are a common occurrence. These are the top 7 (4) accidents in farming. Overturned heavy machinery or tractors 44% of all farming accidents are some kind of tractor rollover. Falls Falling from a height can cause broken bones,…

Farming A demanding and hazardous occupation

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Farming accidents are a common occurrence.
These are the top 7 (4) accidents in farming.

Overturned heavy machinery or tractors
44% of all farming accidents are some kind of tractor rollover.

Falls
Falling from a height can cause broken bones, TBI and more.

Exposure to toxic materials
Long-term exposure to pesticides can lead to skin rashes, vomiting and Farmer’s Lung.

Suffocation
Grain bins and other buildings can have low-levels of ventilation.

Heat Stress
Too much heat or a heated environment can be deadly and lead to dizziness, dehydration, heatstroke and more.

Limbs being crushed
Limbs, fingers, and other extremities can get caught up in machinery and cause injuries.

Animal-related injuries
Working with animals can cause some injuries like TBIs.

Farmers make daily sacrifices to their bodies.

But they are a prideful, happy, and humble group of people.

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