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AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING

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Inputs: Publications

Selected Publications

The following are selected publications by NIOSH authors and/or NIOSH grantees.


Agriculture

Bridging gaps in agricultural safety and health
J Agromed 2010 Jul; 15(3):180-183

Involving farmers in preventing work-related injuries and illnesses: the NIOSH research-to-practice initiative
J Agromed 2010 Apr; 15(2):98-100

Agricultural Health

See also ergonomics, pesticides, psychological health, and respiratory diseases.

Mortality in the agricultural health study, 1993-2007
Am J Epidemiol 2011 Jan; 173(1):71-83

Preventing heat-related illness among agricultural workers
J Agromed 2010 Jul; 15(3):200-215

Pandemic influenza and farmworkers: the effects of employment, social, and economic factors
Am J Publ Health 2009 Oct; 99(S2):S308-S315

Exposure risks and tetanus immunization status in farmers ages 50 and over
South Med J 2009 Mar; 102(3):251-255

Chronic back pain and associated work and non-work variables among farmworkers from Starr County, Texas
J Agromed 2009 Jan; 14(1):22-32

Exposure to farm crops, livestock, and farm tasks and risk of glioma. The Upper Midwest Health Study
Am J Epidemiol 2009 Jun; 169(12):1479-1491

The Upper Midwest Health Study: gliomas and farm crops, animals, and activities
Occup Environ Med 2008 Sep; 65(9)(Suppl):We-O-39

Heat-related deaths among crop workers - United States, 1992-2006
JAMA J Am Med Assoc 2008 Sep; 300(9):1017-1018

Heat-related deaths among crop workers - United States, 1992-2006
MMWR 2008 Jun; 57(24):649-653

Protecting poultry workers from exposure to avian influenza viruses
Public Health Rep 2008 May-Jun; 123(3):316-322

Ethnic, racial, and gender variations in health among farm operators in the United States
Ann Epidemiol 2008 Mar; 18(3):179-186

Case report: three farmworkers who gave birth to infants with birth defects closely grouped in time and place - Florida and North Carolina, 2004-2005
Environ Health Perspect 2007 May; 115(5):787-791

Severe back pain among farmworker high school students from Starr County, Texas: baseline results
Ann Epidemiol 2007 Feb; 17(2):132-141

Oral health and quality of life of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in North Carolina
J Agric Saf Health 2007 Jan; 13(1):45-55

The Upper Midwest Health Study: a case-control study of primary intracranial gliomas in farm and rural residents
J Agric Saf Health 2006 Nov; 12(4):255-274

The impact of farm lifestyle and health characteristics: cervical cancer screening among southern farmwomen
Nurs Res 2006 Mar-Apr; 55(2):121-127

Green tobacco sickness in children and adolescents
Public Health Rep 2005 Nov/Dec; 120(6):602-605

Acculturation and its association with health-risk behaviors in a rural Latina population
Ethn Dis 2005 Sep; 15(4):733-739

Nurses' agricultural education in the southeastern United States
J Nurs Educ 2005 Jun; 44(6):271-276

The risky business of production agriculture: health and safety for farm workers
AAOHN J 2004 Sep; 52(9):401-409

Caring for the families that feed the world
AAOHN J 2004 Sep; 52(9):361-362

Issues of agricultural safety and health
Annu Rev Public Health 2004 Apr; 25:225

Self-reported dermatitis and skin cancer in California farm operators
Am J Ind Med 2004 Aug; 46(2):136-141

Farmer health beliefs about an occupational illness that affects farmworkers: the case of green tobacco sickness
J Agric Saf Health 2003 Feb; 9(1):33-45

Use of protective equipment among California farmers
Am J Ind Med 2002 Nov; 42(5):455-464

Current health effects of agricultural work: respiratory disease, cancer, reproductive effects, musculoskeletal injuries and pesticide-related illnesses
J Agric Saf Health 2002 May; 8(2):199-214

Evaluation of a tractor cab using real-time aerosol counting instrumentation
Appl Occup Environ Hyg 2002 Jan; 17(1):47-54

A clinic-based, case-control comparison of green tobacco sickness among minority farmworkers: clues for prevention
South Med J 2002 Sep; 95(9):1008-1011

Hispanic farmworker interpretations of green tobacco sickness
J Rural Health 2002 Fall; 18(4):503-511

Predictors of incidence and prevalence of green tobacco sickness among Latino farmworkers in North Carolina
J Epidemiol Community Health 2001 Nov; 55(11):818-824

The incidence of green tobacco sickness among Latino farmworkers
J Occup Environ Med 2001 Jul; 43(7):601-609

Migrant farmworkers and green tobacco sickness: new issues for an understudied disease
Am J Ind Med 2000 Mar; 37(3):307-315

Agricultural Safety

See also tractor safety.

Changing farm injury trends by sex for youth living on US farms, 1998-2006
J Rural Health 2010 Mar; 26(2):182-188

Intervention to increase adoption of safer dairy farming production practices
Public Health Rep 2009 Jul-Aug; 124(Suppl 1):125-133

Livestock-handling injuries in agriculture: an analysis of Colorado workers' compensation data
Am J Ind Med 2009 May; 52(5):391-407

Work-related injury deaths among Hispanics - United States, 1992-2006
JAMA J Am Med Assoc 2008 Dec; 300(21):2479-2480

Enhancing cattle handling safety with the work crew performance model
J Agric Saf Health 2008 Jul; 14(3):261-271

Agricultural safety systems: implementing and developing industry standards
Prof Saf 2008 Jun; 53(6):58-62

Work-related injury deaths among Hispanics - United States, 1992-2006
MMWR 2008 Jun; 57(22):597-600

Farm safety through the camera's eye
J Agric Saf Health 2007 Mar; 14(3):321-3

Identification and characterization of Kentucky self-employed occupational injury fatalities using multiple sources, 1995-2004
Am J Ind Med 2006 Dec; 49(12):1005-1012

"Safety for agricultural educators": evaluation of an intervention to enhance awareness of agricultural hazards
J Agromed 2005 May; 10(4):65-70

Sleep deprivation and injuries in part-time Kentucky farmers: impact of self reported sleep habits and sleep problems on injury risk
AAOHN J 2004 Sep; 52(9):373-382

Nonfatal occupational injury among California farm operators
J Agric Saf Health 2004 May; 10(2):103-119

Agricultural injury in California migrant Hispanic farm workers
Am J Ind Med 2003 Sep; 44(3):225-235

Evaluation of an occupational injury intervention among Wisconsin farmers
J Agric Saf Health 2003 Aug; 9(3):197-209

Evaluating a farm safety training program with rural high school students
ICOH 2002 Oct; :186-187

Injuries to tobacco farmers in Kentucky
South Med J 2002 Aug; 95(8):850-856

Women in agriculture: risks for occupational injury within the context of gendered role
J Agric Saf Health 2002 Feb; 8(1):37-50

Costs of occupational injuries in agriculture
Public Health Rep 2001 May-Jun; 116(3):235-248

Agricultural injury
Am J Ind Med 2000 Oct; 38(4):463-480

Ergonomics

Estimating strength of youth for manual material handling tasks in agriculture using a two-dimensional biomechanical model
Proceedings of the 17th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, August 9-14, 2009, Beijing, China. Taiwan, ROC: International Ergonomics Association, 2009 Aug; :1-5

Ability of youth operators to reach farm tractor controls
Ergonomics 2009 Jun; 52(6):685-694

Upper extremity and lower back moments during carrying tasks in farm children
J Appl Biomech 2009 May; 25(2):149-155

Investigation of select ergonomic interventions for farm youth. Part 1: shovels
J Agromed 2009 Jan; 19(1):33-43

Investigation of select ergonomic interventions for farm youth. Part 2: wheelbarrows
J Agromed 2009 Jan; 19(1):44-57

Hand problems in migrant farmworkers
J Agric Saf Health 2009 Apr; 15(2):157-169

Jarring/jolting exposure and musculoskeletal symptoms among farm equipment operators
Int J Ind Ergon 2008 Sep; 38(9-10):758-766

Forces required to operate controls on farm tractors: implications for young operators
Ergonomics 2008 Jul; 51(7):1096-1108

Evaluation of a community-based effort to reduce blueberry harvesting injury
Am J Ind Med 2008 Apr; 51(4):307-315

Bone quantity and quality of youths working on a farm--a pilot study
J Agromed 2007 Oct; 12(4):27-38

Preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders for youth working on farms
Ergonomics for Children: Designing Products and Places for Toddlers to Teens. Lueder R, Berg Rice-VJ, eds., Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2007 Jul; 623-650

Ergonomic evaluation of winegrape trellis systems pruning operation
J Agric Saf Health 2006 Feb; 12(1):17-28

Physical demands and low-back injury risk among children and adolescents working on farms
J Agric Saf Health 2004 Nov; 10(4):255-272

Ergonomic analysis of New York apple harvest work using a Posture-Activities-Tools-Handling (PATH) work sampling approach
J Agric Saf Health 2004 Aug; 10(3):163-176

Anthropometric criteria for the design of tractor cabs and protection frames
Ergonomics 2005 Mar; 48(4):323-353

Study finds trellis height influences MSD risks in vineyards
AgHealthNews 2003 Oct; (2003-04):2003-04-04

Anthropometric differences among occupational groups
Ergonomics 2002 Feb; 45(2):136-152

Older Workers

Injuries and fatalities to U.S. farmers and farm workers 55 years and older
Am J Ind Med 2009 Mar; 52(3):185-194

Hospitalized head injuries in agricultural settings: who are the vulnerable groups?
Accid Anal Prev 2008 Nov; 40(6):1943-1948

National injury and fatality data for aging farmers
The Aging Farm Community: Using Current Health and Safety Status to Map Future Action, March 6-8, 2007, Indianapolis, Indiana. Urbana, IL: Agricultural Safety & Health Network (ASHNET), 2007 Mar; :1-62

Misconceptions about older farmers' roles and value: implications for rural community public health and safety
The Aging Farm Community: Using Current Health and Safety Status to Map Future Action, March 6-8. 2007, Indianapolis, Indiana. Urbana, IL: Agricultural Safety & Health Network, 2007 Mar; :11

Health, work, and safety of farmers ages 50 and older
Geriatr Nurs 2005 Sep-Oct; 26(5):304-308

Pesticides

Serum cholinesterase inhibition in relation to paraoxonase-1 (PON1) status among organophosphate-exposed agricultural pesticide handlers
Environ Health Perspect 2009 Sep; 117(9):1402-1408

Serum cholinesterase inhibition in relation to paraoxonase-1 (PON1) status among organophosphate-exposed agricultural pesticide handlers
Public Health Rep 2009 Jul-Aug; 124(Suppl 1):53-62

The NIOSH retrospective pesticide reference database
J Agric Saf Health 2009 Apr; 15(2):143-156

Community-based intervention to reduce pesticide exposure to farmworkers and potential take-home exposure to their families
Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 2009 Jan; 19(1):79-89

Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to captan in the Agricultural Health Study
Cancer Causes Control 2008 Dec; 19(10):1401-1407

DDT exposure, work in agriculture, and time to pregnancy among farmworkers in California
J Occup Environ Med 2008 Dec; 50(12):1335-1342

Illnesses and injuries related to total release foggers - eight states, 2001-2006
JAMA J Am Med Assoc 2008 Dec; 300(22):2600-2602

Comparison of immunoassay and high performance liquid chromatography for measuring urinary metabolites of atrazine, metolachlor, and chlorpyrifos from farmers
Epidemiology 2008 Nov; 19(6)(S):S320-S321

Occupational behaviors and farmworkers' pesticide exposure: findings from a study in Monterey County, California
Am J Ind Med 2008 Oct; 51(10):782-794

Acute pesticide poisoning among agricultural workers in the United States, 1998-2005
Am J Ind Med 2008 Jul; 51(12):883-898

Captan exposure and evaluation of a pesticide exposure algorithm among orchard pesticide applicators in the agricultural health study
Ann Occup Hyg 2008 Apr; 52(3):153-166

Analysis of pesticide exposure and DNA damage in immigrant farmworkers
J Agromed 2008 Apr; 13(4):237-246

The use of immunochemical and biosensor methods for occupational and environmental monitoring. Part II: immunoassay data analysis and immunobiosensors
J Occup Environ Hyg 2008 Mar; 5(3):D37-D42

The use of immunochemical and biosensor methods for occupational and environmental monitoring. Part I: introduction to immunoassays
J Occup Environ Hyg 2008 Feb; 5(2):D25-D32

Biomarkers of oxidative stress and DNA damage in agricultural workers: a pilot study
Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 2008 Feb; 227(1):97-107

Acute pesticide poisoning associated with pyraclostrobin fungicide - Iowa, 2007
MMWR 2008 Jan; 56(51/52):1343-1345

Pesticides and atopic and nonatopic asthma among farm women in the agricultural health study
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008 Jan; 177(1):11-18

Pesticide use and chronic bronchitis among farmers in the agricultural health study
Am J Ind Med 2007 Dec; 50(12):969-979

Pesticide dose estimates for children of Iowa farmers and non-farmers
Environ Res 2007 Nov; 105(3):307-315

Identification of human urinary metabolites of acetochlor in exposed herbicide applicators by high-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 2007 Sep; 17(6):559-566

Pesticide safety training among farmworker adolescents from Starr County, Texas
J Agric Saf Health 2007 Jul; 13(3):311-321

Fungicide application practices and personal protective equipment use among orchard farmers in the agricultural health study
J Agric Saf Health 2007 May; 13(2):205-223

Pesticides and other agricultural factors associated with self-reported farmer's lung among farm residents in the agricultural health study
Occup Environ Med 2007 May; 64(5):334-342

Urinary pesticide concentrations among children, mothers and fathers living in farm and non-farm households in Iowa
Ann Occup Hyg 2007 Jan; 51(1):53-65

Studying health outcomes in farmworker populations exposed to pesticides
Environ Health Perspect 2006 Jun; 114(6):953-960

Workplace, household, and personal predictors of pesticide exposure for farmworkers
Environ Health Perspect 2006 Jun; 114(6):943-952

Farmworker exposure to pesticides: methodologic issues for the collection of comparable data
Environ Health Perspect 2006 Jun; 114(6):923-928

Environmental exposure assessment of pesticides in farmworkers homes
Environ Health Perspect 2006 Jun; 114(6):929-935

Worker illness related to ground application of pesticide - Kern County, California, 2005
MMWR 2006 May; 55(17):486-488

Mixed-effect models for evaluating multiple measures of atrazine exposure among custom applicators
J Occup Environ Hyg 2006 May; 3(5):274-283;

Review of pesticide education materials for health care providers providing care to agricultural workers
J Rural Health 2006 Jan; 22(1):17-25

Biologic monitoring to characterize organophosphorus pesticide exposure among children and workers: an analysis of recent studies in Washington State
Environ Health Perspect 2005 Nov; 113(11):1651-1657

In utero DDT and DDE exposure and neurodevelopment in children of farmworkers
Epidemiology 2005 Sep; 16(5):S101

Using U.S. Poison Control Center records to identify bystander pesticide exposures: a one-year surveillance of four southeastern states
J Agric Saf Health 2005 May; 11(2):159-166

A conversion factor between two cholinesterase assays and its application in establishing a normal range for human RBC AChE
Toxicologist 2005 Mar; 84(Suppl 1):262

Pesticide safety training and access to field sanitation among migrant farmworker mothers from Starr County, Texas
J Agric Saf Health 2005 Feb; 11(1):51-60

Development of a sensitivity enhanced multiplexed fluorescence covalent microbead immunosorbent assay (FCMIA) for the measurement of glyphosate, atrazine and metolachlor mercapturate in water and urine
Anal Bioanal Chem 2004 Jun; 379(3):368-374

Hispanic adolescent farmworkers' perceptions associated with pesticide exposure
West J Nurs Res 2004 Mar; 26(2):146-166

Conversion of delta PH and Ellman values for cholinesterases
Toxicologist 2003 Mar; 72(S-1):306-307

Pesticide knowledge and risk perception among adolescent Latino farmworkers
J Agric Saf Health, 2002 Nov 8(4):397-409

Psychological Health

Measuring job characteristics and mental health among Latino farmworkers: results from cognitive testing
J Immigr Minor Health 2009 Apr; 11(2):131-138

Suicides among farmers in three southeastern states, 1990-1998
J Agric Saf Health 2008 Oct; 14(4):461-472

Depressive symptoms in adolescents living in rural America
J Rural Health 2005 Fall; 21(4):310-316

Behind the scenes: spousal coping following permanently disabling injury of farmers
Issues Ment Health Nurs 2002 Apr-May; 23(3):231-248

Interviews with widows following fatal farming incidents
J Agric Saf Health 2001 May; 7(2):75-87

Respiratory Diseases

Physician recognition of work-related asthma among US farm operatorsFam Med 2010 Jun; 42(6):408-413

Pneumoconiosis from agricultural dust exposure among young California farmworkers
Environ Health Perspect 2009 Jun; 117(6):988-994

Protection against breathing dust: behavior over time in Californian farmers
J Agric Saf Health 2008 Apr; 14(2):189-203

Pesticides and atopic and nonatopic asthma among farm women in the agricultural health study
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008 Jan; 177(1):11-18

Environmental exposure and health effects from concentrated animal feeding operations
Epidemiology 2007 May; 18(3):309-311

Pesticide use and chronic bronchitis among farmers in the agricultural health study
Am J Ind Med 2007 Dec; 50(12):969-979

Respiratory disease in agricultural workers: mortality and morbidity statistics
J Agromed 2007 Sep; 12(3):5-10

Respirator use and practices in agricultural crop production establishments
J Agromed 2007 Sep; 12(3):25-32

Chronic bronchitis among nonsmoking farm women in the agricultural health study
J Occup Environ Med 2007 May; 49(5):574-583

Comparative in vitro toxicity of grape- and citrus-farm dusts
J Toxicol Environ Health, A 2007 Jan; 70(2):95-106

Agricultural dust exposure and respiratory symptoms among California farm operators
J Occup Environ Med 2005 Nov; 47(11):1157-1166

Farming and asthma
Occup Environ Med 2005 Apr; 62(4):211-212

Small airways disease and pneumoconiosis among California farmworkers
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003 Apr; 167(7):A505

Danger in the (farm) dust
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2004 Nov; 8(11):1277-1278

Pulmonary function and exercise-associated changes with chronic low-level paraquat exposure
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2004 Oct;170(7):773-779

Personal exposures to inorganic and organic dust in manual harvest of California citrus and table grapes
J Occup Environ Hyg 2004 Aug; 1(8):505-514

Identification of agricultural tasks important to cumulative exposures to inhalable and respirable dust in California
Am Ind Hyg Assoc J 2003 Nov-Dec; 64(6):830-836

Small airways disease and pneumoconiosis among California farmworkers
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003 Apr; 167(7):A505

Region-related risk factors for respiratory symptoms in European and Californian farmers
Eur Respir J 2003 Feb; 21(2):323-331

Pneumoconiosis from agricultural dust exposure among California farmworkers
Med Lav 2002 Oct; 93(Suppl):S36-S37

Occupational risk factors for incident respiratory symptoms in a California farmer cohort
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001 Apr; 163(5)(2)(Suppl):A157

Exposures and health effects from inorganic agricultural dusts
Environ Health Perspect 2000 Aug; 108(Suppl 4):661-664

Surveillance

Injury surveillance for youth on farms in the U.S., 2006
J Agric Saf Health 2010 Nov; 16(4):279-291

Using surveillance data to promote occupational health and safety policies and practice at the state level: a case study
Am J Ind Med 2010 Feb; 53(2):188-193

Work-related non-fatal injuries to adults on farms in the U.S., 2001 and 2004
J Agric Saf Health 2010 Jan; 16(1):41-51

Injuries and fatalities to U.S. farmers and farm workers 55 years and older
Am J Ind Med 2009 Mar; 52(3):185-194

Work-related injury deaths among Hispanics - United States, 1992-2006
JAMA J Am Med Assoc 2008 Dec; 300(21):2479-2480

Nonfatal all-terrain vehicle-related injuries to youths living on farms in the United States, 2001
J Rural Health 2006 Sep-Nov; 22(4):308-313

Nonfatal injuries to household youth on racial minority-operated farms in the U.S., 2000
J Agric Saf Health 2006 Nov; 12(4):315-324

Health surveillance of hired farmworker women from the national agricultural workers' survey
Am J Epidemiol 2006 Jun; 163(11)(Suppl 1):S151

Fatal work-related injuries in the agriculture production sector among youth in the United States, 1992-2002
J Agromed 2006 Apr; 11(2):57-65

Injury and asthma among youth less than 20 years of age on minority farm operations in the United States, 2000. Volume I: racial minority national data
NIOSH 2005 Jul; :1-273

Injury and asthma among youth less than 20 years of age on minority farm operations in the United States, 2000. Volume II: Hispanic national data
NIOSH 2005 Jul; :1-113

Farm health surveillance in the Marshfield epidemiologic study area: a pilot study
J Agric Saf Health 2005 May; 11(2):211-218

Disease surveillance in the Marshfield epidemiologic study area: focus of farm families
Ann Epidemiol 2003 Sep; 13(8):568

Mortality and morbidity in agriculture in the United States
J Agric Saf Health 2002 Aug; 8(3):259-276

Traumatic injuries in agriculture
J Agric Saf Health 2002 Feb; 8(1):51-65

Fatal work-related injuries in the agricultural production and services sectors among youth in the United States, 1992-96
J Agromed 2000 May; 6(3):27-41

Tractor Safety

See also agricultural safety.

Factors associated with the prevalence of non-ROPS tractors on farms in the U.S.
J Agric Saf Health 2010 Nov; 16(4):267-280

Agricultural tractor overturn deaths: assessment of trends and risk factors
Am J Ind Med 2010 Jul; 53(7):662-672

Prevalence of roll-over protective structure (ROPS)-equipped tractors on Hispanic-operated farms in the United States
J Agromed 2010 Apr; 15(2):137-147

Safety status of farm tractors that operate on public highways in four rural Kentucky counties
J Agric Saf Health 2009 Jul; 15(3):207-223

Prevalence of ROPS-equipped tractors on minority operated farms in the US
Am J Ind Med 2009 May; 52(5):408-418

Tractor-related injuries: an analysis of workers' compensation data
J Agromed 2009 Apr; 14(2):198-205

Epidemiology, surveillance, and prevention of farm tractor overturn fatalities
J Agromed 2009 Apr; 14(2):164-171

Injury severity related to overturn characteristics of tractors
J Saf Res 2009 Apr; 40(2)165-170

Narrative text analysis of Kentucky tractor fatality reports
Accid Anal Prev 2008 Mar; 40(2):419-425

Tracking the prevalence of rollover protective structures on U.S. farm tractors: 1993, 2001, and 2004
J Saf Res 2008 May; 39(5):509-517

Projected incidence and cost of tractor overturn-related injuries in the United States
J Agric Saf Health 2008 Jan;14(1):93-103.

Net monetary benefit of cost-effective rollover protective structures CROPS): an estimate of the potential benefits of the CROPS research project
J Agric Saf Health 2008 Jul; 14(3):351-363

A stable dynamic cohort analysis of installing cost-effective rollover protective structures (CROPS)
J Agric Saf Health 2007 Feb; 13(2):177-187

Installing a cost-effective rollover protective structure (CROPS): a cost-effectiveness analysis
J Agric Saf Health 2007 Feb; 13(2):165-176

A survey of tractors and rollover protective structures in Washington State
J Agric Saf Health 2006 Nov; 12(4):325-333

Risk perceptions, barriers, and motivators to tractor ROPS retrofitting in the New York state farm community
J Agric Saf Health 2006 Aug; 12(3):215-226

Rollover protection on New York tractors and farmers' readiness for change
J Agric Saf Health 2006 Aug; 12(3):199-213

Emerging technologies and the safety and health of farming people
J Agric Saf Health 2006 Aug; 12(3):179-180

Frequency and severity of injuries to operators during overturns of farm tractors
J Agric Saf Health 2006 May; 12(2):127-138

Seatbelt use during tractor overturns
J Agric Saf Health 2006 Feb; 12(1):43-49

Evaluation of a policy to reduce youth tractor crashes on public roads
Inj Prev 2006 Feb; 12(1):46-51

A summary of state laws regulating youth operating farm tractors on highways
J Agric Saf Health 2006 Feb; 12(1):51-58

Tractor overturn concerns in Iowa: perspectives from the Keokuk county rural health study
J Agric Saf Health 2006 Feb; 12(1):71-81

Cost effectiveness of a dealer's intervention in retrofitting rollover protective structures
Inj Prev 2005 Jun; 11(3):169-173

ROPS retrofitting: measuring effectiveness of incentives and uncovering inherent barriers to success
J Agric Saf Health 2005 Feb;11(1):75-84.

An initial farmer evaluation of a NIOSH autoROPS prototype
Int J Ind Ergon 2004 Sep; 34(3):155-165

Cost-effectiveness of a ROPS retrofit education campaign
J Agric Saf Health 2004 May; 10(2):77-90

National Agricultural Tractor Safety Initiative
Seattle, WA: Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center; 2004.

Operational characteristics of tractors driven by children on farms in the United States and Canada
J Agric Saf Health 2004 Jan; 10(1):17-25

Dynamic performance of the mechanism of an automatically deployable ROPS
J Agric Saf Health 2002 Feb; 8(1):113-118

Static load test performance of a telescoping structure for an automatically deployable ROPS
J Agric Saf Health 2002 Feb; 8(1):119-126

Preventing tractor rollover fatalities: performance of the NIOSH AutoROPS
Inj Prev 2001 Sep; 7(Suppl 1):i54-i58

Performance of an automatically deployable ROPS on ASEA test
J Agric Saf Health 2001 Feb; 7(1):51-61

Finite element modeling of ROPS in static testing and rear overturns
J Agric Saf Health 2000 Aug; 6(3):215-225

Vulnerable Workers

See also older workers, young workers.

Farmworkers at the border: a bilingual initiative for occupational health and safety
Public Health Rep 2009 Jul-Aug; 124(Suppl 1):143-151

Pre-training to improve workshop performance in supervisor skills: an exploratory study of Latino agricultural workers
J Agric Saf Health 2009 Jul; 15(3):273-281

Hand problems in migrant farmworkers
J Agric Saf Health 2009 Apr; 15(2):157-169

Measuring job characteristics and mental health among Latino farmworkers: results from cognitive testing
J Immigr Minor Health 2009 Apr; 11(2):131-138

Growth of the Spanish-speaking workforce in the Northeast dairy industry
J Agromed 2009 Jan; 14(1):58-65

Planning a multilevel intervention to prevent hearing loss among farmworkers and managers: a systematic approach
J Agric Saf Health 2009 Jan; 15(1):49-74

Occupational health and safety status of indigenous and Latino farmworkers in Oregon
J Agric Saf Health 2009 Jan; 15(1):89-102

Community-based intervention to reduce pesticide exposure to farmworkers and potential take-home exposure to their families
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 2009 Jan; 19(1):79-89

Chronic back pain and associated work and non-work variables among farmworkers from Starr County, Texas
J Agromed 2009 Jan; 14(1):22-32

DDT exposure, work in agriculture, and time to pregnancy among farmworkers in California
J Occup Environ Med 2008 Dec; 50(12):1335-1342

Work-related injury deaths among Hispanics - United States, 1992-2006
JAMA J Am Med Assoc 2008 Dec; 300(21):2479-2480

Occupational conditions and well-being of indigenous farmworkers
Am J Publ Health 2008 Nov; 98(11):1956-1959

Occupational behaviors and farmworkers' pesticide exposure: findings from a study in Monterey County, California
Am J Ind Med 2008 Oct; 51(10):782-794

Promoting the occupational health of indigenous farmworkers
J Immigr Minor Health 2008 Jun; 10(3):269-280

Work-related injury deaths among Hispanics - United States, 1992-2006
MMWR 2008 Jun; 57(22):597-600

Analysis of pesticide exposure and DNA damage in immigrant farmworkers
J Agromed 2008 Apr; 13(4):237-246

Ethnic, racial, and gender variations in health among farm operators in the United States
Ann Epidemiol 2008 Mar; 18(3):179-186

Biomarkers of oxidative stress and DNA damage in agricultural workers: a pilot study
Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 2008 Feb; 227(1):97-107

Immigrant farmworkers' health-related quality of life: an application of the job demands-control model
J Agric Saf Health 2008 Jan; 14(1):79-92

Migrant farmworker stress: mental health implications
J Rural Health 2008 Jan; 24(1):32-39

Alcohol use among immigrant Latino farmworkers in North Carolina
Am J Ind Med 2007 Aug; 50(8):617-625

Nonfatal injuries to household youth on Native American operated farms in the U.S., 2000
J Agromed 2007 Jun; 11(3/4):61-69

Case report: three farmworkers who gave birth to infants with birth defects closely grouped in time and place - Florida and North Carolina, 2004-2005
Environ Health Perspect 2007 May; 115(5):787-791

Oral health and quality of life of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in North Carolina
J Agric Saf Health 2007 Jan; 13(1):45-55

Nonfatal injuries to household youth on racial minority-operated farms in the U.S., 2000
J Agric Saf Health 2006 Nov; 12(4):315-324

Health surveillance of hired farmworker women from the national agricultural workers' survey
Am J Epidemiol 2006 Jun; 163(11)(Suppl 1):S151

Studying health outcomes in farmworker populations exposed to pesticides
Environ Health Perspect 2006 Jun; 114(6):953-960

Workplace, household, and personal predictors of pesticide exposure for farmworkers
Environ Health Perspect 2006 Jun; 114(6):943-952

Farmworker exposure to pesticides: methodologic issues for the collection of comparable data
Environ Health Perspect 2006 Jun; 114(6):923-928

Environmental exposure assessment of pesticides in farmworkers homes
Environ Health Perspect 2006 Jun; 114(6):929-935

Worker illness related to ground application of pesticide - Kern County, California, 2005
MMWR 2006 May; 55(17):486-488

Spanish-speaking dairy workers in New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont: results from a survey of farm owners
J Agromed 2006 Apr; 11(2):37-44

Review of pesticide education materials for health care providers providing care to agricultural workers
J Rural Health 2006 Jan; 22(1):17-25

Biologic monitoring to characterize organophosphorus pesticide exposure among children and workers: an analysis of recent studies in Washington State
Environ Health Perspect 2005 Nov; 113(11):1651-1657

Comparative description of migrant farmworkers versus other students attending rural south Texas schools: substance use, work, and injuries
J Rural Health 2005 Oct; 21(4):361-366

In utero DDT and DDE exposure and neurodevelopment in children of farmworkers
Epidemiology 2005 Sep; 16(5):S101

Acculturation and its association with health-risk behaviors in a rural Latina population
Ethn Dis 2005 Sep; 15(4):733-739

Comparative description of migrant farmworkers versus other students attending South Texas schools: demographic, academic, and health characteristics
Tex Med 2005 Aug; 101(8):58-62

Injury and asthma among youth less than 20 years of age on minority farm operations in the United States, 2000. Volume I: racial minority national data
NIOSH 2005 Jul; :1-273

Injury and asthma among youth less than 20 years of age on minority farm operations in the United States, 2000. Volume II: Hispanic national data
NIOSH 2005 Jul; :1-113

Household youth on minority operated farms in the United States, 2000: exposures to and injuries from work, horses, ATVs and tractors
J Safety Res 2005 May; 36(2):149-157

Community partners for healthy farming intervention research
J Agric Saf Health 2005 May; 11(2):193-203

Pesticide safety training and access to field sanitation among migrant farmworker mothers from Starr County, Texas
J Agric Saf Health 2005 Feb; 11(1):51-60

Assessing pesticide safety knowledge among Hispanic migrant farmworkers in Oregon
J Agric Saf Health 2004 Aug; 10(3):177-186

Hispanic adolescent farmworkers' perceptions associated with pesticide exposure
West J Nurse Res 2004 Mar; 26(2):146-166

Use of the North American Guidelines for Children's Agricultural Tasks with Hmong farm families
J Agric Saf Health 2003 Nov; 9(4):265-274

Agricultural injury in California migrant Hispanic farm workers
Am J Ind Med 2003 Sep; 44(3):225-235

Assessment of occupational health and safety risks of farmworkers in Colorado
Am J Ind Med 2002 Aug; 42(Suppl 2):19-27

A clinic-based, case-control comparison of green tobacco sickness among minority farmworkers: clues for prevention
South Med J 2002 Sep; 95(9):1008-1011

Hispanic farmworker interpretations of green tobacco sickness
J Rural Health 2002 Fall; 18(4):503-511

Proportionate mortality among US migrant and seasonal farmworkers in twenty-four states
Am J Ind Med 2001 Nov; 40(5):604-611

Comparison of a traditional questionnaire with an icon/calendar-based questionnaire to assess occupational history
Am J Ind Med 2001 Nov; 40(5):502-511

Predictors of incidence and prevalence of green tobacco sickness among Latino farmworkers in North Carolina
J Epidemiol Community Health 2001 Nov; 55(11):818-824

An instrument to measure musculoskeletal symptoms among immigrant Hispanic farmworkers: validation in the nursery industry
J Agric Saf Health 2001 Aug; 7(3):185-198

The incidence of green tobacco sickness among Latino farmworkers
J Occup Environ Med 2001 Jul; 43(7):601-609

Migrant farmworkers and green tobacco sickness: new issues for an understudied disease
Am J Ind Med 2000 Mar; 37(3):307-315

Young Workers

Youth living on Hispanic-operated farms: injuries and population estimates in the U.S., 2000
J Agric Saf Health 2009 Nov; 15(4):377-388

FS4JK farm safety day camps: who learns the most?
J Agric Saf Health 2009 Jan; 15(1):5-17

Evaluation of a farm safety day program: participants and non-participants over a one-year follow-up period
J Agric Saf Health 2009 Jul; 15(3):255-271

Ability of youth operators to reach farm tractor controls
Ergonomics 2009 Jun; 52(6):685-694

Youths operating all-terrain vehicles - implications for safety education
J Agromed 2009 Apr; 14(2):97-104

Children's behavioral traits and risk of injury: analyses from a case-control study of agricultural households
J Saf Res 2009 Feb; 40(2):97-103

Hospitalized head injuries in agricultural settings: who are the vulnerable groups?
Accid Anal Prev 2008 Nov; 40(6):1943-1948

Forces required to operate controls on farm tractors: implications for young operators
Ergonomics 2008 Jul; 51(7):1096-1108

Adult supervision and pediatric injuries in the agricultural worksite
Accid Anal Prev 2008 May; 40(3):1149-1156

A new approach to understanding pediatric farm injuries
Soc Sci Med 2007 Oct; 65(7):1364-1371

Pesticide safety training among farmworker adolescents from Starr County, Texas
J Agric Saf Health 2007 Jul; 13(3):311-321

Nonfatal injuries to household youth on Native American operated farms in the U.S., 2000
J Agromed 2007 Jun; 11(3/4):61-69

Pediatric fall injuries in agricultural settings: a new look at a common injury control problem
J Occup Environ Med 2007 Apr; 49(4):461-468

Changing the child labor laws for agriculture: impact on injury
Am J Publ Health 2007 Feb; 97(2):276-282

Severe back pain among farmworker high school students from Starr County, Texas: baseline results
Ann Epidemiol 2007 Feb; 17(2):132-141

Agricultural employers' hiring and safety practices for adolescent workers
J Agric Saf Health 2007 Jan; 13(1):25-32

Personal protective equipment use and safety behaviors among farm adolescents: gender differences and predictors of work practices
J Rural Health 2006 Fall; 22(4):314-320

Characteristics of instructors at farm safety 4 just kids day camps
Health Educ J 2006 Jun; 65(2):180-192

North American Guidelines for Children's Agricultural Tasks: five-year assessment and priorities for the future
Am J Ind Med 2006 Nov; 49(11):911-919

Efficacy of the North American guidelines for children's agricultural tasks in reducing childhood agricultural injuries
Am J Publ Health 2006 Apr; 96(4):722-727

Fatal agricultural injuries in preschool children: risks, injury patterns and strategies for prevention
CMAJ 2006 Jun; 174(12):1723-1726

Fatal work-related injuries in the agriculture production sector among youth in the United States, 1992-2002
J Agromed 2006 Apr; 11(2):57-65

Evaluation of a policy to reduce youth tractor crashes on public roads
Inj Prev 2006 Feb; 12(1):46-51

A summary of state laws regulating youth operating farm tractors on highways
J Agric Saf Health 2006 Feb; 12(1):51-58

The community benefits of farm safety day camps
J Agric Saf Health 2006 Nov; 12(4):335-348

Nonfatal all-terrain vehicle-related injuries to youths living on farms in the United States, 2001
J Rural Health 2006 Sep-Nov; 22(4):308-313

Nonfatal injuries to household youth on racial minority-operated farms in the U.S., 2000
J Agric Saf Health 2006 Nov; 12(4):315-324

Nontraditional work factors in farmworker adolescent populations: implications for health research and interventions
Public Health Rep 2005 Nov-Dec; 120(6):622-629

Do parents' perceptions of risks protect children engaged in farm work?
Prev Med 2005 Jun; 40(6):860-866

Fatal work-related injuries in the agriculture production sector among youth in the United States, 1992-2002
J Agromed 2006 Apr; 11(2):57-65

Pediatric farm injuries involving non-working children injured by a farm work hazard: five priorities for primary prevention
Inj Prev 2005 Feb; 11(1):6-11

Household youth on minority operated farms in the United States, 2000: exposures to and injuries from work, horses, ATVs and tractors
J Safety Res 2005 May; 36(2):149-157

Injuries to youth living on U.S. farms in 2001 with comparison to 1998
J Agromed 2005 Jan; 10(4):19-25

Instructional practices at Farm Safety 4 Just Kids (FS4JK) safety day camps
J Agric Saf Health 2005 May; 11(2):257-264

Depressive symptoms in adolescents living in rural America
J Rural Health 2005 Fall; 21(4):310-316

Evaluation of the North American Guidelines for Children's Agricultural Tasks using a case series of injuries
Inj Prev 2004 Dec; 10(6):350-357

Operational characteristics of tractors driven by children on farms in the United States and Canada
J Agric Saf Health 2004 Jan; 10(1):17-25

Collaboration between nurses and agricultural teachers to prevent adolescent agricultural injuries: the agricultural disability awareness and risk education model
Public Health Nurs 2004 Jul; 21(4):323-330

Farm fatalities to youth 1995-2000: a comparison by age groups
J Saf Res 2004 May; 35(2):151-157

On-farm falls among youth less than 20 years old in the U.S.
J Agric Saf Health 2004 Jan; 10(1):27-38

Agricultural tasks and injuries among Kentucky farm children: results of the Farm Family Health and Hazard Surveillance Project
South Med J 2003 Dec; 96(12):1203-1212

Parental knowledge of child development and the assignment of tractor work to children
Pediatrics 2003 Jul; 112(1)(Pt 1):e11-e16

Observation study of students who completed a high school agricultural safety education program
J Agric Saf Health 2003 Nov; 9(4):275-283

The transtheoretical model of change in adolescents: implications for injury prevention
J Saf Res 2003; 34(3):281-288

Antecedents of injury among youth in agricultural settings: a longitudinal examination of safety consciousness, dangerous risk taking, and safety knowledge
J Safety Res 2003 Aug; 34(3):227-24

Evaluation of an enhanced approach to the dissemination of the North American Guidelines for Children's Agricultural Tasks: a randomized controlled trial
Prev Med 2002 Aug; 35(2):150-159

Agricultural work activities reported for children and youth on 498 North American farms
J Agric Saf Health 2001 Nov; 7(4):241-252

Assignment of work involving farm tractors to children on North American farms
Am J Ind Med 2001 Jul; 40(1):15-22

Non-fatal animal related injuries to youth occurring on farms in the United States, 1998
Inj Prev 2001;7(4):307-11

Fatal on-farm injuries among youth 16-19 years of age: 1982-1994
J Agric Saf Health 2001 May; 7(2):101-112

Agricultural disability awareness and risk education (AgDARE) for high school students
Inj Prev 2001 Sep; 7(Suppl 1):i59-i63

Nonfatal farm injury incidence and disability to children: a systematic review
Am J Prev Med 2000 May; 18(4S):70-79


Forestry

Particle size-dependent radical generation from wildland fire smoke
Toxicology 2007 Jul; 236(1-2):103-113


Fishing

Fatal occupational injuries in the U.S. commercial fishing industry: risk factors and recommendations, Alaska Region
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2011-103

Fatal occupational injuries in the U.S. commercial fishing industry: risk factors and recommendations, West Coast Region
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2011-104

Fatal occupational injuries in the U.S. commercial fishing industry: risk factors and recommendations, East Coast Region
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2011-105

Fatal occupational injuries in the U.S. commercial fishing industry: risk factors and recommendations, Gulf of Mexico Region
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2011-106

Commercial Fishing Deaths-United States, 2000-2009
MMWR 2010;59(27):842-5

Commercial fishing death-United States, 2000-2009
JAMA2010;304(13):1437-39

A persistent high human cost of protein: commercial fishing and aquaculture.
Journal of Agromedicine2010;15(4):335-6

Occupational Fatalities in the United States Commercial Fishing Industry, 2000-2009.
Journal of Agromedicine2010;15(4):343-50

Improving commercial fishing vessel safety through collaboration.
Proc Marine Saf Secur Counc2009;66(1):38-46

Simple solutions for reduced fish farm hazards
J Agromed 2009 Apr; 14(2):150-156

Commercial fishing fatalities-California, Oregon, and Washington, 2000-2006
MMWR 2008;57(16):426-9

Commercial fishing fatalities California, Oregon, and Washington, 2000-2006.
JAMA2008;300(13):1510-1

Reducing commercial fishing deck hazards with engineering solutions for winch design.
J Safety Res2008; 39(2):231-5

All hands on deck: improving deck safety on commercial fishing vessels.
Proc Mar Saf Counc2007;64(1):29-31

Fatal falls overboard on commercial fishing vessels in Alaska.
Am J Ind Med 2007;50(12):962-8

An evaluation of quota based management systems in Alaska
NPRB Project 533 Final report. 2007

The most powerful thing: deck safety awareness for purse seiners (DVD)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2007-126d

Testimony of Jennifer Lincoln: Subcomm on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the House Comm on Transportation and Infrastructure, United States House of Representatives 110th Congress 1st Sess. (2007)

Hooked on safety: using public health methods to prevent accidents in Alaska.
Northwest Public Health 2006;23(2):6-7, 24

Danger of Entanglement during Lobstering
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2005-137

 

 
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