Agricultural Forestry and Fishing Safety and Health Data: New York

10-Year Changes In Farm

- 1996-2000 2006-2010
- n per 1,000 farms n per 1,000 farms
All fatalities 171 4.4 104 2.9
Tractor fatalities 74 1.93 43 1.18
Machinery entanglements 11 0.29 16 0.44
Tree 7 0.18 7 0.19
Falls from structure 13 0.34 7 0.19
Animal (Cow, bull, horse) 6 0.16 9 0.25

Source: NYCAMH-2010

2007 Farm Injury Cases, By County

Source: NYS Ambulance Reports & Community Surveillance, Statewide Surveillance of Farm Injury Study

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Non-fatal injury, 10 NY Ag. Counties 2007

(20% farm pop)

Injury - %
Horse 38 11.6%
Tractor 31 9.5%
Tools (probably includes machinery) 31 9.5%
Structure/Surface (fall or crash) 29 8.8%
Livestock (Cow/Heifer/Goat/Bull) 14 4.3%
Truck/Auto 10 3.0%
ATV/MUV 6 1.8%
Farmstead Machinery 5 1.5%
Non-Powered Cart or Wagon 5 1.5%
Trees/Crops 4 1.2%
Other types less than 4 23 7.0%
Unknown 132 40.2%
Total 328 -

Source: NYCAMH-2010