Safety and First Aid on the Farm

  Of the nearly 2 million full-time farmworkers in the U.S. in 2012, 374 died from work-related injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control, an additional 167 agricultural workers suffer a lost work time injury every day, and 5 percent of these injuries result in permanent impairment. These numbers have declined significantly in recent years as regulations around safety and preparedness have developed, but agriculture is still a dangerous business, and growers need to prioritize safety and emergency response as a part of their operations.
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