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Sit-astride ATV research study

ATV’s are in regular use in forestry, your help and feedback to a survey being undertaken by Aberdeen University is sought, the survey is anonymous, please follow the links below to take part.

Dear FISA Member

We would like to invite you to participate in a short online survey study designed to investigate farmer thoughts and attitudes towards ATV riding and helmet wearing.  We are a pair of researchers from the University of Aberdeen, School of Psychology (you can read more about our research here:  

The study itself involves taking part in an online survey which should take no longer than 20 to 30mins to complete. The survey will include questions about ATV regulations, your thoughts on ATV safety and the use of PPE such as helmets.  The survey is anonymous, and so we will not ask you for any potentially identifying information (such as your name).  Any farmer, farm worker or contractor in the UK or Ireland is welcome to take part – you just need to be aged 18 or over and have used a sit astride ATV at some point for farming purposes.  

For further information on the study, and to take part, just click this link to be taken directly to the survey:

Kind regards,  

Jana & Amy 

Psychology lecturer, University of Aberdeen: Dr Amy Irwin:  

Undergraduate thesis student: Jana Mihulkova:

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