April 21: Farm Injury Statistics for 2014 Released
Posted On April 27, 2015
Alberta’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner confirmed that it investigated 25 deaths related to agriculture in 2014. Highlights:
- 20 of the fatalities involved owners, operators, owners’ family members or employees of the farms, while three were visitors to the farms
- Nine of the fatalities were machinery-related
- Animal-related deaths, falls from heights and crushes by hay bales each accounted for three deaths.
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