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Farm worker injuries associated with cows. New York State 1991-1996.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9375998     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
1. The size of cows and their unpredictable behavior constitute a hazard for workers who handle them. 2. When cows are startled by sudden movements and unfamiliar situations, they may kick, push, knock down, fall, or step on workers. 3. Cows in heat or those with calves are particularly excitable. Working in confining situations, such as milking stalls, exacerbates the danger of injury to handlers. 4. Knowledge of effective animal handling techniques and well designed handling facilities can reduce the incidence of injury.
Authors:
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 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-11-07     Completed Date:  1997-11-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8608669     Medline TA:  AAOHN J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  446-50     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Occupational Health, Albany, NY, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Animals
Animals, Domestic*
Cattle*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Occupational Diseases / etiology*
Wounds and Injuries / etiology*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
CCU206033//PHS HHS

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