Many news stories use the word "accident", however, safety professionals rarely use this word because "accident" implies an event out of person's control. Research has shown that nearly all injuries are both predictable and preventable, thus, the term "incident" is preferred to describe traumatic farm events.
2020 Fatality Report
Run over by a tractor.
A farm tractor pulling disc equipment was stuck by an oncoming train.
Run over by a skid steer loader.
So far this year there has been three fatal agriculture related incident reported.
Our database contains information related to fatal agriculture related incidents since 1980. Contact the Safety Division for more information.
Kansas Farm Bureau - Safety Division
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Manhattan, KS 66503