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Agricultural Safety and Health: a national conference on detection, prevention and intervention, Columbus, Ohio, August 24-26, 1994. Abstracts.
Columbus, OH: Ohio State University and the Ohio Department of Health 1994 Aug; :1-107
Oral presentations at the conference were offered on the following topics: research, surveillance, midwest flooding, education, social issues and special populations. The specific reports addressed such areas of concern as creating a model of farm family stress and injury, using focus group data to derive a reality based farm stress model, a wind tunnel model to predict exposure of humans and the environment to pesticide drift, using poison control centers for surveillance and prevention opportunities, methods for assessing motor and sensory effects in agricultural populations, musculoskeletal problems of crop picking, grain related entrapments and suffocations, levels and distribution of aflatoxin-B1 (1162658) in grain dust, nasal lavage for exposure and health assessment, access problems among agribusiness, Iowa health needs assessment, the flood of 1993, Iowa rural family empowerment program, flood recovery, a farm family support network, a comprehensive agricultural injury data collection system, farm injuries, farm related animal injuries, farming related mortality, farm equipment operation, risk factors for cholinesterase and noncholinesterase effects of insecticide exposure, reproductive outcomes in farm communities, farm safety day camp, coloring the way to safety, evaluation of kids safety scenes, safety education, teaching about farm safety, farm women, and the migrant worker.
NIOSH-Cooperative-Agreement; Agricultural-workers; Occupational-exposure; Accident-analysis; Mycotoxins; Accident-prevention; Safety-research; Job-stress; Risk-analysis; Epidemiology; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Reproductive-hazards; Agricultural-chemicals
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Agricultural Safety and Health: A National Conference on Detection, Prevention and Intervention, Columbus, Ohio, August 24-26, 1994
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