Did you know farming is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States?
According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), farmers had an accidental death rate of 21.4 per 100,000 workers in 2016. In comparison, the manufacturing industry had only 6 deaths per 100,000 workers.
So what is the leading cause of death for farmers?
Transportation accidents, with tractor rollover accidents being the most common.Read More