Agricultural Runovers in Canada: Overview

Updated July 2008 Agricultural equipment runovers are second only to machine rollovers as a cause of death on Canadian farms and ranches. They are the fourth most frequent reason people are hospitalized for machine-related agricultural injuries. Between 1990 and 2004, 313 people were killed in agricultural runovers. From April 1990 to March 2000 there were…

Agricultural Runovers in Canada: Overview

Updated July 2008 Agricultural equipment runovers are second only to machine rollovers as a cause of death on Canadian farms and ranches. They are the fourth most frequent reason people are hospitalized for machine-related agricultural injuries. Between 1990 and 2004, 313 people were killed in agricultural runovers. From April 1990 to March 2000 there were…

Agricultural Injuries in Canadian Children: Overview

Updated July 2008 Between 1990 and 2004, 209 children under fifteen years old were killed in agricultural injury events. From April 1990 to March 2000 an additional 1,886 children were hospitalized for treatment of agricultural injuries. Agricultural injuries in children comprised 12.5% of all agricultural fatalities and 12.7% of all hospitalizations for agricultural injuries. 74.2%…