Young worker safety: understanding the problem.
Davis-L; Cooper-SP; Sinclair-RC; McCauley-LA
APHA 130th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 9-13, 2002. Washington, DC: American Public Health Association, 2002 Nov; :49151
Injuries to young workers continues to be a problem in the United States and worldwide. In order to better target interventions, the scope of the problem and the usefulness of interventions must be identified. This panel will present information regarding various types of data used to evaluate injuries, methods used to obtain and analyze the data, and methods to evaluate safety training effectiveness. The panel includes the following papers: Surveillance of Occupational Injuries to Young Workers in Massachusetts; Injuries Among Working Youth in Brazil; Do Young Workers Perform Differently on Safety Knowledge Tests after Training: A Study from the Food Service Industry; and Youth at Risk: Pesticide Knowledge and Work Behaviors of Adolescent Migrant Farmworkers.
Workers; Safety-practices; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Training; Safety-measures; Farmers; Pesticides; Agricultural-industry; Agricultural-workers; Age-factors; Age-groups
Linda A. McCauley, PhD, Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, Oregon Health & Sciences University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Rd.L606, Portland, OR 97201
APHA 130th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 9-13, 2002