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Coping with Slips, Trips, and Falls in Farming Enterprises
Jesse LaPrade
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Pages / Length: 2
Publication Date: 06/10/2005

Slips and falls are second only to motor-vehicle incidents as a cause of death. An estimated 300,000 disabling injuries and 1,400 deaths annually are the result of falls in the American work force. This publication is an overview of same level and elevated falls, factors that contribute to falls, ladder safety considerations, preventing falls from vehicles and equipment, preventing falls from loading docks and fall protection devices.