ASB Notice

NASS Issues Correction to Agricultural Safety Report

Issued April 24, 2012 by the Agricultural Statistics Board of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service. For more information contact Sue King, 202-690-8122.

Due to errors that were not detected before the April 5th release of "2009 Agricultural Safety: Injuries to Youth on Farms," NASS is issuing a revised report. Although the errors impact specific data estimates, they do not impact the illustrated trend of decreasing injuries to youth on farms in the United States between 2001 and 2009. The impacted data are identified in the report with asterisks. This report is a cooperative effort between NASS and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and is available at http://bit.ly/AgSafety2009.

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