FarmSafe Podcast

S1E15 | Research Spotlight: Farm Vehicle Crashes on Public Roads


Published March 23 2022. Hosted by Kate Crawford.

Episode Summary

This episode is part of our “Research Spotlight” series, where we talk about recent research in the field of agricultural safety and health. Research can help identify hazards, understand outcomes, and determine if interventions are helpful in reducing injuries and illnesses. In this episode, we hear from Matt McFalls and Dr. Marizen Ramirez from the University of Minnesota, who recently published a paper titled “Farm vehicle crashes on public roads: Analysis of farm-level factors.” We discuss their study examining risk factors for rural roadway crashes and why research is important to gather information we can use to develop prevention programs. A link to the paper is included in the episode resources.