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Child Ag Injury Incidents

Below are some child ag injury incidents which have occurred over the last few weeks. Thanks to Steven Oesch for sharing ATV incidents.

Farm accident claims teen’s life

https://custercountychronicle.com/farm-accident-claims-teens-life/?fbclid=IwAR1wea_PtyvpR5sLf35KwPLZEpfUpUjMApyNY4UU7ZT3jZY8fu-ulWqF8rQ

Farm accident sends farmer’s daughter to hospital

http://www.dairyagendatoday.com/News.aspx?nid=17594

Man killed in Pompey crash with combine (14 year old injured)

https://cnycentral.com/news/local/lafayette-man-killed-in-pompey-crash-with-combine-farm-truck

Father, 9 year old son killed in Provo farm fire

https://www.ksl.com/article/46425542/father-9-year-old-son-killed-in-provo-farm-fire

Child dies in farm accident in Maxatawny Township

https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/child-injured-in-farm-accident-in-maxatawny-township

Darcy, 2, dies n farm accident

https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/nation/darcy-membrey-2-dies-in-farm-accident/news-story/7c636fad50053332754e3b48fbbbb4a2

Follow up:  Cheerful boy who died after hit by bin tractor on family farm remembered by heartbroken family

http://expressdigest.com/cheerful-boy-who-died-after-hit-by-bin-tractor-on-family-farm-remembered-by-heartbroken-family/

Mother and daughter electrocuted in New year’s Eve farm tragedy

http://expressdigest.com/mother-and-daughter-electrocuted-in-new-years-eve-farm-tragedy-south-west-of-cairns-queensland/

Mother dies in Polk County crash with farm truck (3 children injured)

https://www.koin.com/news/crashes/mother-dies-in-polk-county-crash-with-farm-truck/1644323357

Northland boy now stable after being critically injured in motorbike accident (on a farm)

https://www.stuff.co.nz/northland/109579139/northland-boy-now-stable-after-being-critically-injured-in-motorbike-accident

Farming partnership fined after child injured by ATV on Devon farm

http://www.hse.gov.uk/press/2019/january/farming-partnership-fined.htm

Follow up stories:

CNY farmer sentenced to jail for death of 14-year-old boy

Syracuse.com

CNY farmer sentenced to jail for death of 14-year-old boy … Park, the farmer held responsible for the Alex’s death after a farm equipment accident, was …

Devon farm fined £28000 after child injured in ATV accident

Agriland.co.uk

A Devon farming partnership has been forced to pay out more than £33,000 after a young boy suffered a serious leg injury when an all-terrain vehicle …

To review a growing national collection of news articles reporting injuries and fatalities, please visit www.AgInjuryNews.org

Children and Tractors: Myths, Facts, or “Other”

Children and Tractors: Myths, Facts, or “Other”

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Join us as we discuss the topic of children and tractors, starting at birth and moving up through adulthood. We will explore what we know, what we think we know, and what we don’t know, including the risks and benefits of children on the farm, some of the common “myths” associated with children and tractors, safety concerns of babies in tractors, how youth can work safely in and around tractors, what can be done to keep visitors safe around tractors and equipment, and resources that can be used to help safeguard children and youth around tractors.

 

University of Wisconsin – Marshfield Ag Research Station

University of Wisconsin

Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
M605 Drake Avenue
Stratford, WI  54484

Nancy M. Esser – Superintendent/Herd Manager
Office: 715-687-4624 ext 16
Cell: 715-650-7457
Email: nancy.esser@wisc.edu

Mount Carmel College of Nursing

Mount Carmel College of Nursing
127 S. Davis Avenue
Columbus, OH 43222

Jill Kilanowski, PhD – Associate Dean Graduate Nursing Program
Phone: 614-560-1885
Email: jill.kilanowski@gmail.com

University of Wisconsin – Madison Population Health Institute

UW-Madison Population Health Institute

Sara Lindberg, PhD – Evaluation Research Group Director
610 Walnut Street, 575 WARF
Madison, WI  53726
Phone: 608-263-6294
Email: smlindberg@wisc.edu

Robin Moskowitz, JD – Associate Researcher
5901 Research Park Blvd  Room 107
Madison, WI 53719 -1244
Phone: 608-265-1421
Email: rlmoskowitz@wisc.edu

Andrea Raygor
Email: araygor@wisc.edu