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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(12): 1132-1139
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.612.127


Assessment of Economic Losses due to Agricultural Accidents in Selected Districts of Tamil Nadu, India
M. Dinesh Pandi1* and B. Shridar2
1Department of Farm Machinery and Bio-Energy, AEC & RI, Kumulur,Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India
2FMP, AMRC, AEC&RI, TNAU, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The total number of agricultural accidents recorded in the selected districts of Tamil Nadu for the calendar year 2012-2013 was 305. Out of these 21 were fatal accidents and the remaining 284 were non-fatal accidents. Sources wise Classification of accidents farm machinery contributed (120 accidents) followed by hand tool (137) and other sources (48). According to the analysis of the age of the agricultural accident victims, majority of the accident victims were (45.90 per cent) age of above 45 years. In addition sex group of accidents victims resulted the highest of male (59.34 percent) followed by female (40.66 per cent). Slashing of sugarcane, paddy and grass accounted for two-third of the accidents causing cut and hit injuries of moderate severity The estimated economic losses due to fatal accidents in selected districts were 1.83 crores and economic losses due to non-fatal for moderate and serious injury, the medical treatment cost was in the range between Rs.2500 to 25000 and15000 to 60000 and the work lost was 18 to 45 days.


Keywords: Agricultural accidents, Accident prevention, Estimation of accident economic losses.
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Dinesh Pandi M. and Shridar B. 2017. Assessment of Economic Losses due to Agricultural Accidents in Selected Districts of Tamil Nadu, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(12): 1132-1139. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.612.127