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Incorporating occupational health interventions in a community-based participatory preventive health program for farm families: a qualitative study.

Authors
Schiller-LF; Donham-K; Anderson-T; Dingledein-DM; Strebel-RR
Source
J Agromed 2010 Apr; 15(2):117-126
NIOSHTIC No.
20036727
Abstract
The purpose of this pilot study was to determine the willingness of the farm community to participate in a farm safety health initiative (expanding a community-based health program to include elements of the Certified Safe Farm program), as well as understand farmers' experiences with participation in the intervention. Focus groups and individual interviews were held to explore farmers' experience with the expanded health screening and on farm safety review. Results indicate that incorporation of the expanded intervention was well accepted amongst participants in this study.
Keywords
Accident-analysis; Accident-statistics; Age-groups; Agricultural-industry; Agricultural-processes; Agricultural-workers; Agriculture; Case-studies; Exposure-assessment; Exposure-methods; Farmers; Health-care; Health-services; Health-surveys; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Qualitative-analysis; Risk-analysis; Safety-education; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Statistical-analysis; Training; Work-analysis; Work-operations; Work-performance; Work-practices; Author Keywords: Accidents; agriculture; agricultural worker's diseases; community health services; equipment safety; occupational health services; occupational health; preventive health services
Contact
Lisa F. Schiller, RN, MS, APNP, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, 105 Garfield Avenue, PO Box 4004, Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Publication Date
20100401
Document Type
Journal Article
Email Address
schilllf@uwec.edu
Funding Type
Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2010
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U50-OH-007548
Issue of Publication
2
ISSN
1059-924X
Source Name
Journal of Agromedicine
State
NE; WI; IA
Performing Organization
University of Iowa
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