Mining, construction and farming all have one thing in common. They are among the top three most dangerous jobs in the country.
More of these workers die on the job than those in any other profession.
This month's Health Check puts the focus on one of those industries - farming. As growers prepare for fall harvest, Serese Cole takes a closer look at farm safety.
She talks with a third-generation farmer who knows about the dangers of the job and with Dr. Matt Beacom who is making it his mission to help protect farmers.
Find out what concerns him most about farmers’ health and how he's working keep them safe.
It's Friday, September 5 at 5:00 p.m. on the Channel Six News.