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Farm-Tractor—Related Fatalities—Kentucky, 1994

JAMA. 1995;274(12):936-937. doi:10.1001/jama.1995.03530120022017.
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CDC.  Public health focus: effectiveness of rollover protective structures for preventing injuries associated with agricultural tractors. MMWR 1993;42:57-9.
Office of the Federal Register. Code of federal regulations: occupational safety and health standards. Subpart C: roll-over protective structures (ROPS) for tractors in agricultural operations . Washington DC: Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, 1994 (29 CFR § 1928.51).
Toscano G, Windau J.  The changing character of fatal work injuries. Monthly Labor Review 1994;117( (10) ): 17-28.
Etherton JR, Myers JR, Jensen RC, Russell JC, Braddee RW.  Agricultural machine-related deaths. Am J Public Health 1991;81:766-8.
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Bureau of the Census. 1992 Census of agriculture: Vol 1, Geographic Area Series, Part 17, Kentucky State and County Data . Washington, DC: US Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, 1992 (AC92-A-17).
Notification sources include newspapers, county coroners, emergency medical personnel, Kentucky Labor Cabinet, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Kentucky Department of Motor Vehicles' Fatal Accident Reporting System, Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention, Occupational Health Nurses in Agricultural Communities, and Kentucky Vital Statistics.
The standard provides exemptions for tractors used in special circumstances where vertical clearances may be limited (e.g., in orchards or inside buildings).


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