Factors that Influence Farm Safety Decisions of Young Adults when Entering Agricultural Grain Bins

dc.contributor.author Walls, Kayla
dc.contributor.author Mosher, Gretchen
dc.contributor.author Mosher, Gretchen
dc.contributor.department Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
dc.date 2021-07-19T15:23:55.000
dc.date.accessioned 2021-08-14T00:17:02Z
dc.date.available 2021-08-14T00:17:02Z
dc.date.copyright Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2021
dc.date.issued 2021-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>The approaches that parents take in the supervision of youth who perform hazardous tasks on family farms can affect youth safety outcomes. This research examines the most significant factors affecting youths’ decisions to enter agricultural grain storage facilities. Over 200 students attending a Midwestern land-grant university who had grain bin experience as youth completed a decision-making survey. Students chose from a list of actions in three realistic but hypothetical scenarios involving grain bin entry. Afterward, they ranked factors according to the level of importance in their decision. Although most participants chose options that emphasized safety when answering the scenario questions and held the “personal safety” factor in highest regard, some chose higher-risk options and valued “productivity.” The findings revealed that youth held little value in their parents’ authority and pressure when making decisions related to grain bin entry. The study’s limitations are addressed, as are the implications of these findings for youth safety outcomes on family farms.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is published as Walls, Kayla N., and Gretchen A. Mosher. "Factors that Influence Farm Safety Decisions of Young Adults when Entering Agricultural Grain Bins." <em>Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health</em> 27, no. 3 (2021): 147-158. DOI: <a href="https://doi.org/10.13031/jash.14450" target="_blank">10.13031/jash.14450</a>. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/EzR2Q65z
dc.language.iso en
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dc.source.uri 10.13031/jash.14450
dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering
dc.subject.disciplines Ergonomics
dc.subject.keywords Decision-making
dc.subject.keywords External pressures
dc.subject.keywords Farm youth safety
dc.subject.keywords Grain bin safety
dc.title Factors that Influence Farm Safety Decisions of Young Adults when Entering Agricultural Grain Bins
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