EVERY year, 480 farm work-related deaths occur, for an annual rate of 22.2 deaths per 100,000 workers, according to a new Agricultural Safety & Health Council of America (ASHCA) fact sheet about the agricultural workforce, the economic toll of worker injuries and the benefits of investing in safety.
Across all industries, agriculture/forestry/fishing has the highest rate of occupational deaths, followed by transportation, mining and constructio
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