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Education - farm hazards

Health Factors: Employment
Decision Makers: Nonprofit Leaders Public Health Professionals & Advocates
Evidence Rating: Insufficient Evidence
Population Reach: 1-9% of WI's population
Impact on Disparities: No impact on disparities likely

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Expected Beneficial Outcomes

Reduced injury
Increased hazard awareness

Evidence of Effectiveness

DeRoo 2000 finds weak evidence of effectiveness for farm safety education programs due to inadequate study designs. Hartling 2004 indicates a lack of randomized, controlled trials and community-based trials in this area as well as limited assessment of impact on injury rates.

Citations - Evidence

DeRoo 2000* - DeRoo L, Rautiainen RH. A systematic review of farm safety interventions. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2000;18(4 Suppl 1):51-62. Accessed on December 7, 2015
Hartling 2004 - Hartling L, Brison RJ, Crumley ET, Klassen T, Pickett W. A systematic review of interventions to prevent childhood farm injuries. Pediatrics. 2004;114(4):e483-96. Accessed on February 24, 2016

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