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Childhood agricultural injuries.

Authors
Lee-BC; Marlenga-B
Source
Injury Prevention for Children and Adolescents: Research, Practice and Advocacy. DeSafey Liller K, ed., Washington, DC: American Public Health Association, 2006 Jan; :215-232
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20038634
Abstract
While we have focused heavily on the adverse outcomes of children's presence in agricultural worksites, it is important to maintain a balanced perspective. Agliculture offers many positive benefits for children. The largest youlll serving organization in the US, the National FFA (formerly Future Farmers of America), was chartered by the US Congress on the principle that agriculture provides unique opportunities for young people to develop "premier leadership, personal growth, and career success."H5 Future research should enhance our knowledge regarding the benefits and risks of living and working on farms so that injury prevention strategies, sllch as stricter child labor regulations, are based on scientific findings that will stand the test of time.
Keywords
Accident-potential; Accident-prevention; Accident-statistics; Agricultural-industry; Agricultural-processes; Agricultural-workers; Agriculture; Children; Farmers; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Risk-analysis; Safety-education; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Standards; Work-analysis; Work-environment; Work-operations; Workplace-monitoring; Workplace-studies; Work-practices
Publication Date
20060101
Document Type
Book or book chapter
Editors
DeSafey-Liller-K
Funding Type
Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2006
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
ISBN No.
9780875530680
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U50-OH-008107
Source Name
Injury Prevention for Children and Adolescents: Research, Practice and Advocacy
State
WI
Performing Organization
Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation
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