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Farm worker injuries associated with bulls. New York State 1991-1996.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9341313     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
1. Although cows greatly outnumber bulls on dairy farms, bulls account for 25% of animal related injuries in a surveillance study of agricultural injury. In addition, bull injuries are more severe. 2. Because of their size and unpredictable behavior, bulls, especially those over 18 months of age, must be handled with extreme caution. 3. Important risk factors for the observed incidents were working alone and not having an escape route. 4. Bulls should be dehorned and confined in specially designed facilities to avoid human contact during feeding, watering, exercising, or breeding.
G M Casey; A M Grant; D S Roerig; J Boyd; M Hill; M London; K H Gelberg; E Hallman; J Pollock
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AAOHN journal : official journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0891-0162     ISO Abbreviation:  AAOHN J     Publication Date:  1997 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-11-20     Completed Date:  1997-11-20     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8608669     Medline TA:  AAOHN J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  393-6     Citation Subset:  N    
New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Occupational Health, Albany, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Occupational / statistics & numerical data*
Middle Aged
New York / epidemiology
Population Surveillance
Wounds and Injuries / epidemiology*,  etiology*
Grant Support
CCU206033//PHS HHS

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