Occupational Injuries to Senior Farmers in Sweden

Kerstin Nilsson, Stefan Pinzke, Peter Lundqvist

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Sammanfattning

The prevailing demographic change in the western world means that theworkforce is becoming older. Farmers in particular often work beyond the normalretirement age, in a challenging physical environment. For example, the agriculturalsector has the most hazardous work environment in Sweden. Therefore, it is interestingto examine the following questions: Are senior farmers more frequently involvedin work-related injuries? Do some injuries happen more often in the oldest agegroup? Which part of the body is most frequently affected in different age groups?What can be done to decrease the risk of injury in senior farmers?
OriginalspråkSvenska
Sidor (från-till)19-29
Antal sidor11
TidskriftJournal of Agricultural Safety and Health
Volym16
Utgåva1
StatusPublicerad - 2010
Externt publiceradJa

Nyckelord

  • Aging
  • Agriculture
  • Elderly
  • Farming
  • Injury
  • Sweden
  • Work accident

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