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