Comprehension rates of safety pictorials affixed to agricultural machinery among Pennsylvania rural population

Comprehension rates of safety pictorials affixed to agricultural machinery among Pennsylvania... •Comprehensibility of 12 safety pictorials affixed to agricultural machinery was assessed in a sample of U.S. users.•The investigated pictorials yielded poor comprehension scores.•About 40% of the participants have never seen the pictorials included in the study.•Years of experience with the machinery enhanced comprehension.•‘Part-time’ farming and occasional use of machinery were related to poorer comprehension. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Safety Science Elsevier

Comprehension rates of safety pictorials affixed to agricultural machinery among Pennsylvania rural population

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Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0925-7535
eISSN
1879-1042
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.ssci.2017.11.021
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Abstract

•Comprehensibility of 12 safety pictorials affixed to agricultural machinery was assessed in a sample of U.S. users.•The investigated pictorials yielded poor comprehension scores.•About 40% of the participants have never seen the pictorials included in the study.•Years of experience with the machinery enhanced comprehension.•‘Part-time’ farming and occasional use of machinery were related to poorer comprehension.

Journal

Safety ScienceElsevier

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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