Agriculture has one of the highest fatal accident rates of any industry in the UK. It is also the only high-risk industry that has to deal with the constant presence of children. Farms are homes as well as workplaces. Visitors to the countryside, many of them children, are often present on farm whilst work activities are being carried out. The following Case Studies reflect not only the dangers on farm but also the dangers to children from the use of common farm machinery and equipment and common farming activities.

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