Harrowing injuries are a common occurrence in agriculture, and can occur in any stage of the production process. Harrows == are used in a wide variety of industries to cut crops, clear land, and break up snow and ice. As their name suggests, they have a disc spring at one end and tines at the other to cut material. Harrows are also used in forestry to remove trees. The tines rake the surface of the ground, and if you’re unfortunate enough to be struck by one, you could be suffering from a variety of injuries.
These machines can be very dangerous if not used properly, and can cause injuries that can include spinal cord injury, skull fractures, and arm amputations. A common hazard is the disc spring, which can cause serious injuries if it snaps. Additionally, avoid getting injured by other parts of the machine, such as the tines.
When using industrial harrows, always follow the safety instructions that come with the machine. Always wear protective gear, and stay aware of your surroundings. If you are ever in an accident involving a industrial harrow, be sure to contact an injury attorney as soon as possible.