Save the Date!
Wednesday June 5, 2013
12:00—1:00 PM CENTRAL, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EASTERN
Understanding the Relationship between Work Organization and Occupational Health of Latino Farmworkers. Presented by Jess Clouser, MPH
Characteristics of All-Terrain Vehicles and Their Operators on Kentucky Farms. Presented by Jessica Wilson, PhD, RN, APRN
October 30 - November 2, 2013
New and noteworthy publications:
Browning SR, Westneat SC, Sanderson W, Reed DB. Cattle-related injuries and farm management practices on Kentucky beef cattle farms. J Agric Saf Health. 2013;19(1):37-49.
Cole HP, Westneat SC. Preventing farm-related injuries: The example of tractor overturns. Chapter 17 in Crosby R. (Ed). Rural populations and health. San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass, 2012 Sep.
Cole HP. Workplace injury and illness, safety engineering, economics and social capital. Chapter 13 in Gatchel Robert J., Izebela Z (Eds.). Handbook of Occupational Health and Wellness. New York: Springer, 2013. ISBN 978-1-4614-4838-9
Heaton K, Azuero A, Phillips J, Pickens H., Reed D. The effects of arthritis, mobility, and farm task on injury among older farmers. Nurs Res Reviews. 2012 May. Work funded during Nurse Agricultural Education Project (NAEP) 2.
Humann M, Sanderson W Gerr F Kelly K Moore G Merchant J: Effects of common agricultural tasks on hearing loss. Am J Ind Med. 2012 Oct;55(10):904-16.
McCallum DM, Murphy S, Reed DB, Claunch DT, Reynolds SJ. What we know about the effectiveness of farm safety day programs and what we need to know. J Rural Health. 2013 Winter;29(1):20-9.
Reed DB, Rayens MK, Conley CK, Westneat S, Adkins SM. Farm elders define health as the ability to work. Workplace Health Saf. 2012 Aug;60(8):345-51. PMID: 22823476
Swanberg JE, Clouser JM, Westneat S. Work organization and occupational health: perspectives from Latinos employed on crop and horse breeding farms. Am J Ind Med. 2012 Aug;55(8):714-28. PMID: 22203636
Updated and available online: The Kentucky ROPS Guide
To protect unguarded tractors with lifesaving roll bars (ROPS), farmers and technicians can easily determine ROPS retrofit availability by tractor make and model: http://www.ca.uky.edu/rops