farm safety

Iowa driver misreads hand signal, tractor driver hospitalized

· May 8, 2018

An Iowa motorist mistook a tractor driver’s hand signal Monday, crashing into him and causing the tractor to roll over. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office said the tractor driver gave a left hand signal to turn into a driveway. However the 19-year-old Jeep driver misunderstood the signal and attempted to pass the tractor as it […]

AgInjuryNews hopes to put realistic numbers to ag injury stats

· April 30, 2018

With no central repository for collecting ag injury data, a new data center hopes to fill an important information gap and play an increased role in farm safety. Researchers at the National Farm Medicine Center are building and testing rural health informatics tools to enhance the collection and dissemination of publicly available injury case data […]

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