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Agricultural Hazards: Agriculture is one of the most dangerous industries in the nation. Each year, more than 2 million youth under the age of 20 are exposed to farm-related safety hazards. As a result, a significant number of young people are killed, injured or permanently disabled on farms in the United States. This eTool describes common agricultural hazards and offers potential safety solutions that both employers and young workers can utilize to prevent accidents and avoid injury on the job.

Machinery Electrocution Confined Spaces
Organic Dust
Tractors Struck-by
Falls Chemicals
Other Machinery
Confined Space
Organic Dust

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