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The Pennsylvania Central Region Farm Safety Pilot Project: Part I—Rationale and Baseline Results

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health. 4(1):25-41 . (doi: 10.13031/2013.15346) @1998
Authors:   D. J. Murphy, N. E. Kiernan, D. L. Hard, D. Landsittel
Keywords:   Agricultural safety, Educational intervention, Evaluation

The Pennsylvania Central Region Farm Safety Pilot Project (PACRFSPP) is an agricultural safety and health project designed to test three interventions to reduce hazards and risks of farm work. The interventions represent distinct operational approaches to farm safety and health education and farm risk reduction. This article (a) introduces details on the projects overall rationale and objectives; and (b) presents preliminary findings from baseline data collected prior to the start of interventions.

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