- Education and Training
Following are links to relevant training programs or Educational Resources on this topic.
The network of universities and cooperative extension services working on education and research in agriculture, fishing, and forestry in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, has offices and extension agents focused on occupational safety. Below are Extension agents and specialists and other professionals who conduct training on this topic.
Pesticide Handler/Applicator Training, Farmworker Training, Pesticide Applicator Certification
Environmental Protection Specialist/Biologist
Environmental Protection Agency
Farm Labor Supervisory Training
Associate Professor, Agricultural Economics
UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center
Following is a list of research publications on this topic.
2014. Morera, M. C., Monaghan, P. F., Galindo-Gonzalez, S., Tovar-Aguilar, J. A., Roka, F. M., & Asuaje, C. Evaluating Extension-Based Adult Education for Agricultural Labor Supervisors. Journal of Agricultural Education, 55(3), 72–88. https://doi.org/10.5032/jae.2014.03072
2014. Morera, M. C., Monaghan, P. F., Tovar-Aguilar, J. A., Galindo-Gonzalez, S., Roka, F. M., & Asuaje, C. Improving Health and Safety Conditions in Agriculture Through Professional Training of Florida Farm Labor Supervisors. Journal of Agromedicine, 19(2), 117–122. https://doi.org/10.1080/1059924X.2014.886318
2014. Tovar-Aguilar, J. A., Monaghan, P. F., Bryant, C. A., Esposito, A., Wade, M., Ruiz, O., & McDermott, R. J. Improving Eye Safety in Citrus Harvest Crews Through the Acceptance of Personal Protective Equipment, Community-based Participatory Research, Social Marketing, and Community Health Workers. Journal of Agromedicine, 19(2), 244–245. https://doi.org/10.1080/1059924X.2014.892852
2008. Monaghan, P. F., Bryant, C. A., Baldwin, J. A., Zhu, Y., Ibrahimou, B., Lind, J. D., … McDermott, R. J. Using Community-Based Prevention Marketing to Improve Farm Worker Safety. Social Marketing Quarterly, 14(4), 71–87. https://doi.org/10.1080/15245000802477607