WHAT IS AGINJURYNEWS.ORG?

The AgInjuryNews.org system is the largest news article dataset of its kind is available through a web-based system providing an interactive display of publicly available news clippings data involving AgFF-related injuries. This system consists of a database (backend) and a mobile-responsive website (frontend). The public website allows registered users to search and filter incident data as if shopping online. Incidents are entered and indexed using various elements, including publication year and month, farm type, injury agent, U.S. state, incident year, month and time of day, victim age, gender, and others.

The website can be found at www.aginjurynews.org

OUR NEWS CLIPPINGS DATA

The database is populated using several data sources including a news clippings service subscription, Google Alerts, and submissions from colleagues.  *This is not an official set of injury/fatality data; this is a collection of news clippings and may not be representative of actual statistics in each region.

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PEER-REVIEWED MANUSCRIPTS 

2020

Burke RR, Weichelt BP, Namkoong K Facebook Ads Manager as a Recruitment Tool for an Online Health and Safety Survey JMIR Preprints. 01/04/2020:19022 DOI: 10.2196/preprints.19022 Visit site

Weichelt B, Gorucu S, Jennissen C, Denning G, Oesch S Assessing the Emergent Public Health Concern of All-Terrain Vehicle Injuries in Rural and Agricultural Environments: Initial Review of Available National Datasets in the United States JMIR Public Health Surveill 2020;6(2):e15477 DOI: 10.2196/15477 Visit site

Burke R, Pilz M, Redmond E, Gorucu S, Weichelt B Stakeholders’ Usage of a Publicly Available Collection of Agricultural Injury Reports from News Media: A Five-Year Analysis of Website Usage and Visitor Analytics JMIR Preprints. 11/12/2019:17421 DOI: 10.2196/preprints.17421 Visit site

 

2019

Weichelt B, Heimonen T, Gorucu S, Redmond E, Vechinski J, Pflughoeft K, Bendixsen C, Salzwedel M, Scott E, Namkoong K, Purschwitz M, Rautiainen R, Murphy DJ. Redesigning a Sentinel Surveillance System for Collecting and Disseminating Near Real-Time Agricultural Injury Reports: System Usability Study. JMIR Form Res 2019;3(3):e13621. DOI: 10.2196/13621 Visit site

Bryan Weichelt, Serap Gorucu, Dennis Murphy, Anita Alves Pena, Marsha Salzwedel & Barbara C. Lee (2019) Agricultural Youth Injuries: A Review of 2015-2017 Cases from U.S. News Media Reports, Journal of Agromedicine, 24:3, 298-308, DOI: 10.1080/1059924X.2019.1605955 Visit site

Murphy D, Gorucu S, Weichelt B, Scott E, Purschwitz M. Using multiple coding schemes for classification and coding of agricultural injury. Am J Ind Med. 2019; 62: 87–98. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.22932 Visit site

Gorucu S., Weichelt B., Pate M. (2019). Fatal Agricultural Injuries in Pennsylvania, 2015-2017: Comparative Analysis of Two Systems’ Data Collection Methods and Datasets. J. Agric. Safety and Health.

 

2018

Weichelt B, Bendixsen C (2018). A Review of 2016–2017 Agricultural Youth Injuries Involving Skid Steers and a Call for Intervention and Translational Research, Journal of Agromedicine, 23:4, 374-380, DOI: 10.1080/1059924X.2018.1501455 Visit site

Weichelt, B., Salzwedel, M., Heiberger, S., Lee, B.C. (2018). Establishing a Publicly Available National Database of U.S News Articles Reporting Agriculture-Related Injuries and Fatalities. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 61(8), 667-674. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.22860 Visit site

Weichelt B, Gorucu S Supplemental surveillance: a review of 2015 and 2016 agricultural injury data from news reports on AgInjuryNews.org Injury Prevention Published Online First: 31 January 2018. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2017-042671 Visit site

SUGGESTED CITATION

Weichelt, B., Salzwedel, M., Heiberger, S., Lee, B.C. (2018). Establishing a Publicly Available National Database of U.S News Articles Reporting Agriculture-Related Injuries and Fatalities. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 61(8), 667-674. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.22860Visit site

Weichelt B, Heimonen T, Gorucu S, Redmond E, Vechinski J, Pflughoeft K, Bendixsen C, Salzwedel M, Scott E, Namkoong K, Purschwitz M, Rautiainen R, Murphy DJ. Redesigning a Sentinel Surveillance System for Collecting and Disseminating Near Real-Time Agricultural Injury Reports: System Usability Study. JMIR Form Res 2019;3(3):e13621. DOI: 10.2196/13621 Visit site

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Funding support was provided through the National Farm Medicine Center, the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, the Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America (ASHCA), the Dean Emanuel Endowment, and the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety via the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH; grant number 5U54 OH009568).