by: Ariana Schumacher
Working in production agriculture comes with its dangers.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), every day, about 100 agricultural workers suffer a lost-work-time injury.
They state “Agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries. Farmers are at very high risk for fatal and nonfatal injuries; and farming is one of the few industries in which family members (who often share the work and live on the premises) are also at risk for fatal and nonfatal injuries.”
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