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Factors associated with quad bike loss of control events in agriculture

Milosavljevic, Stephan; McBride, David; Bagheri, Nasser; Vasiljev, Radivoj; Carman, Allan B; Rehn, Borje; Moore, Dave

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Objective: To determine personal and workplace factors associated with quad bike loss of control events (LCEs) on New Zealand farms. Methods: Rural community databases were used to sample 130 farmers and farm employees (workers). Fieldwork and survey investigated for prevalence of LCEs; farm type; farm terrain; personal measures; and vehicle driving exposures. Results: Seventy nine workers (61%) described a total of 200 LCEs. Increased driver height, increased body mass, non-flat farm terrain,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78563
Source: International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics
DOI: 10.1016/j.ergon.2011.02.010

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