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The health of workers in the agricultural industry.
Shutske-J; Schermann-M; Madsen-Jenkins-S
Health Farm Families Conference at Paynesville Clinic and Healthcare System, April 2003, Paynesville, Minnesota. 2003 Apr; :1-50
Principles are not unique. Any labor intensive industry. Industries which include frequent contact with biologically active inputs and outputs, heavy equipment, etc. Industries with a diverse worker population. Offer your expertise. Anyone who delivers goods, services, and information must be part of the target. Know your community. National Safety Council data only includes people working and excludes children below age 16 (even when working). Age, age-based limitations of kids, stress and fatigue, gender differences, migrant and immigrant workers.
Age-factors; Agricultural-industry; Agricultural-processes; Agricultural-workers; Agriculture; Animal-products; Children; Disaster-prevention; Education; Equipment-design; Equipment-operators; Equipment-reliability; Exposure-levels; Exposure-methods; Farmers; Food-processing-industry; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Risk-analysis; Safety-education; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Safety-research; Stress
John M. Shutske, Workplace Safety & Health Specialist and AgrAbility Project Director, Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, University of Minnesota, 390 Eckles Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108-6005
Health Farm Families Conference at Paynesville Clinic and Healthcare System, April 2003, Paynesville, Minnesota
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
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