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Human Factors In Farming

November 18, 2011

Every 28 minutes, a New Zealand farmer is injured on the job and every 23 days, a farmer dies from a work-related accident.

In an effort to understand the factors that lead to injuries on farms, the Accident Compensation Corporation has been carrying out field research as part of a programme called ‘Human Factors In Farming’. Using techniques developed by psychologists from Scotland’s Keil Centre, the ACC has been reviewing near miss situations and accidents to see what we can learn about them and share with others, to prevent them happening again and potentially being more serious next time.

Read the article on the website of Scoop Business.

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