2018 Agriculture Stats

Occupation

Top 3 Occupations with Total Injuries (400)

Occupations Total Percentage
Agriculture and Horticulture Workers 145 36.25%
Contractors, Operators and Supervisors in Agriculture, Horticulture and Aquaculture 66 16.50%
Insurance and Real Estate Sales Occupations and Buyers 25 6.25%

Top 3 Occupations with Time Loss Injuries (177)

Occupations Total Percentage
Agriculture and Horticulture Workers 78 44.07%
Contractors, Operators and Supervisors in Agriculture, Horticulture and Aquaculture 37 20.90%
Longshore Workers and Material Handlers 8 4.52%

Causes

Top 5 Causes for Injury
Contact with objects and equipment
Bodily reaction and exertion
Falls
Assaults, violent acts, attacks, harassment
Exposure to harmful substances or environments
Top 5 Causes for Time Loss Injury
Contact with objects and equipment
Bodily reaction and exertion
Falls
Assaults, violent acts, attacks, harassment
Exposure to harmful substances or environments

Body Parts

Most Common Injuries

Contact with objects and equipment is the most common cause of injury in Agriculture.

44% of these injuries are to the Hands

The most common of these injuries are from being struck by swinging or slipping objects.

13% of these injuries are to the Eye

The most common of these injuries are from being struck by flying chips, particles or splinters.

10% of these injuries are to the Head

The most common of these injuries are from being struck by swinging or slipping objects.

10% of these injuries are to the Leg

The most common of these injuries are from being struck by objects.

Bodily reaction and exertion is the other major cause of injury in Agriculture.

33% of these injuries are to the Back

The most common of these injuries are from overexertion in lifting.

29% of these injuries are to the Leg

The most common of these injuries are from bending, climbing, crawling, reaching or twisting.

13% of these injuries are to the Shoulder

The most common of these injuries are from overexertion in lifting or from overexertion in pulling or pushing objects.