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Rollover Fatalities—Nordic Perspectives

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

Citation:  Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health. 4(3): 157-160 . (doi: 10.13031/2013.15353) @1998
Authors:   A. Thelin
Keywords:   Agriculture, Accidents, Prevention, ROPS

The decline of injuries and fatalities connected to tractor rollover accidents has been favorable in the north European countries, especially in Sweden. This is probably related to legislative measures as well as to information and education. The statistics show a relationship between the introduction of rollover protection equipment or cabs and the decline of accidents leading to injuries or fatalities. If other countries had adopted the Swedish model many lives would probably have been saved.

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