To prevent tractor injuries:
- All tractors should be equipped with a Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) and a seat belt.
- Tractors should be equipped with front-end counterweights and tractor wheels
- should be weighted to increase stability.
- Community farm safety training with safe operating procedures and hazard identification should be offered to novice or limited- experience operators.
Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, "Fatal Tractor Overturns: Don't Let Them Roll over You!" (2004). Kentucky Haz Alerts--Tractors/Logging. Paper 2.