|Document ID (ISN)||105365|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0098-1818 - Monthly Labor Review
|Convention or series no.
||Fatal occupational injuries to older workers in farming, 1995-2002
||Oct. 2005, Vol.128, No.10, p.38-46. Illus. 13 ref.
||http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2005/10/art5full.pdf [in English]
||Agricultural workers aged 55 years and older are at a higher risk of fatal occupational injury than their younger counterparts. The leading causes of fatalities are transportation accidents, contact with objects or equipment and assaults, including assaults by animals. This article presents the salient occupational injury statistics concerning older farm workers in the USA and discusses some of the key safety issues concerning this population.
||occupational accidents; older workers; agriculture; mortality; statistics; USA
||statistical trends; transport; injuries; striking against objects; handling of animals; causes of accidents; fatalities
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations