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Statistics on Childhood Agricultural Injuries and Fatalities
 
2016 Projected Safety Days Information
Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances that can affect community events, some of the following numbers will change periodically.
  • 430 Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® are planned in 36 states, 9 Canadian Provinces, and American Samoa.
  • These Safety Days could reach 115,000 participants with the help of 26,000 adult and older teen volunteers.
  • 487 coordinators trained at one of the following:
    • 31 training sessions in the U.S.
    • 8 training session in Canada
    • 4 training via web (for experienced coordinators only)
    • 1 training session in Cancun, Mexico
  • 2016 is the:
    • 22nd year of the program in the United States
    • 15th year in Canada
    • 11th year in American Samoa
2015 Safety Days Information
  • 404 Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® held in 35 states, 8 Canadian Provinces, and American Samoa
  • 87,249 participants
  • Age of participants
    • 77% were ages 8 to 13
    • 16% were younger than 8
    • 7% were teens or adults
  • Special audiences
    • 2% were Anabaptist (Amish, Hutterite, Mennonites, etc.)
    • 0.1% were migrant children
  • 83% of the safety days were held as school events, with the other 17% being held for the entire community
  • Local support:
    • 19,949 volunteers worked 363,990 hours which has a value of $8,397,249
    • 5,783 individuals, businesses or organizations made local cash and in-kind contributions totaling more than $2,559,090
Percentage of 2015 safety days teaching the following:
Fire Safety (65%)
ATV Safety (56%)
Electricity Safety (53%)
Chemical Safety (53%)
Animal Safety (49%)
Lawn Equipment (45%)
First Aid (42%)
Water Safety (40%)
Grain Safety (39%)
Farm Equipment (38%)
PTO Safety (38%)
Firearms Safety (37%)
Sun Safety (36%)
Tractor Safety (34%)
First on the Scene (26%)
Disability Awareness (25%)
Bicycle Safety (24%)
Food Safety (20%)
Hearing Safety (19%)
Healthy Lifestyles (19%)
Substance Abuse (17%)
Roadway Safety (16%)
Internet Safety (14%)
Railroad Safety (13%)
Underground Utilities (13%)
Weather (13%)
Home Alone (12%)
Hidden Hazards (11%)
Outdoor Safety (11%)
Hand Tools Safety (10%)
Wildlife (9%)
Knife Safety (4%)
Family Health Lifestyles (3%)
Family Roadway Safety (3%)
Propane (2%)
 
 
Historical Program Information (1995 through 2015)
Safety Days
Participants
Volunteers
Total Participants and Volunteers
States
Canadian Provinces
U.S. Territories
Individuals Trained to Conduct Safety days
Training Sessions
6,181
1,125,885
309,480
1,435,365
41
9
2
7,252
354
 
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