Amish Safety - Preventing Rural Trauma
Reflective Horse Halters
We distributed reflective horse halters within the Old Order Amish community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania between April and December 2012. The objective of this project was to make horse drawn vehicles more visible to motorists in the evening twilight and throughout the night and to reduce the incidence of accidents that result in injury to people, horses and vehicles. (Read article).
Farm Safety Days
Members of the trauma team and the Amish Safety Committee meet on a monthly basis to identify risk factors for trauma in the Anabaptist community and to implement educational initiatives.