Have You Had a Farming Accident?


| 9/14/2009 11:12:12 AM


Beware of Bull Small

 

Farming is a noble profession, but it can sometimes be a dangerous one as well. According to a 1990 report from the National Safety Council, farm accidents and other work-related health problems claim as many as 1,300 lives and cause 120,000 injuries a year. Have you ever been injured on the farm? Please share your experience in the interest of promoting farm safety — perhaps you can keep it from happening to someone else. 

Photo by iStockphoto/ Alistair Scott 

 



Mathew
1/15/2014 8:18:15 AM

Farming accident is a very serious matter for the farmer, the accident happen at the time of farming in the land or operating any machine at the time of farming. So most of the equipment companies give the training about the machine and they told how to operate very smoothly. A good operation machine always give the good products to the farmer. http://www.virginiasinjurylawyers.com/


Paul Ferenchak
2/7/2011 10:55:14 PM

While feeding my horses, a malfunction and poor design of the joystick hydraulic control on the tractor loader caused a round bale to raise rather than level the load which caused the bale to be launched onto my head and neck. I was temporarily paralysed below the chest, did recover, but required extensive surgery to correct unstable cervical and thoracic fractures. Many do not survive this event. I strongly believe that any loader with a joystick control should have a FOPS (falling object protection system/structure)mandatory. FOPS should receive the same attention and concern as ROPS equipment.


James_94
9/29/2009 12:47:31 PM

Early this season helping my wife to put miles on the horses at the Summer/Day Camp that she works as the Equestrian director I failed to check the Girth after watching three smaller persons ride the same horse. Well long story short my pride (backside) was sore for the next three weeks. ALWAYS CHECK YOUR GIRTH! A few seconds of time could of saved me a great deal of pain.






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