Consequences of tractor accidents in the agriculture in Republic of Macedonia

Dimitrovski, Zoran (2008) Consequences of tractor accidents in the agriculture in Republic of Macedonia. 10 th International Congress on Mechanization and Energy in Agriculture - Proceedings, 1. pp. 716-721. ISSN 978-975-7666-93-6

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Abstract

In this paper are the results from the research of the consequences of tractor accidents in the agriculture in Republic of Macedonia. During the research from 1999 till 2003, 610 people have been injured in Republic of Macedonia in agricultural production, and the tractors have been the main reason. 544 people have been injured in tractor traffic accidents and 66 have been injured during tractor operating in agricultural condition. From the total number, 101 people have died during this period of time. 57 people have died in tractor traffic accidents and the rest of 44 people during tractor operating in agricultural condition. During the research, 172 people have been registered with hard injuries. 151 people have been injured in tractor traffic accidents and 21 during tractor operating in agricultural condition. Light injuries are also part of injuries that happen during tractor operating. During this research another 337 people have been registered with light injuries. The main causes of tractor accidents in the agriculture in Republic of Macedonia are: inattention of the tractor operator, improper speed according to the signs and road conditions, alcohol and malfunctions of the vehicle.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Agricultural Sciences > Other agricultural sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
Depositing User: Zoran Dimitrovski
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2013 09:05
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2015 08:06
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/6924

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