Administered & Enforced
– Ontario Ministry of Labour
MOL Guidelines for Farm Equipment
Tractors are the piece of machinery most commonly involved in farm accidents.
Roll-overs account for about half of all fatal tractor accidents & are responsible for many disabling injuries & considerable property damage.
– 85% of tractor upsets are side roll-overs
– 14% are rear overturns,
– 1% are front overturns.
Most overturn fatalities occur with tractors that are not equipped with Roll-Over Protective Structures (ROPS).