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Industrialized farm animal production: health concerns.
Workplace Health Saf 2014 May; 62(5):216
Modern livestock farming industry practice continues to cause concern about hazardous exposures among workers and nearby residents. Occupational and environmental health nurses can join other advocates and encourage policies that protect workers, communities, and the environment from confined animal feeding operations health hazards.
Agricultural-industry; Farmers; Agricultural-workers; Animal-husbandry-workers; Animal-husbandry; Animals; Livestock; Livestock-industry; Occupational-health; Environmental-health; Occupational-hazards; Environmental-hazards; Occupational-exposure; Environmental-exposure; Employee-exposure; Occupational-health-nursing; Sociological-factors; Health-hazards; Work-practices; Hazardous-materials; Waste-disposal; Environmental-contamination; Excretion; Antibiotics; Metals; Pathogens; Plant-substances; Fertilizers; Bacteria; Air-contamination; Infectious-diseases; Gases; Dusts; Particulates
Jennan A. Phillips, PhD, MSN, RN, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1720 2nd Avenue South, NB 316, Birmingham, AL 35294-1210
7440-38-2; 7440-50-8; 124-38-9; 630-08-0
Issue of Publication
Workplace Health & Safety
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division