- 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.
Agricultural Worker’s Health
Community Development & Special Populations Coordinator
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Health Education Training
Migrant Health Program Coordinator
South Carolina Primary Health Care Association
Following is a list of research publications on this topic.
2014. Gillen, M., Spence, L., Douglas, D., & Williams, B. C. Providing Money Management Education to Women through Extension – Women and Money: Unique Issues. The Forum for Family and Consumer Issues, 19(1). Retrieved from https://ncsu.edu/ffci/publications/2014/v19-n1-2014-spring/gillen-spence-williams.php
2014. Runkle, J., Flocks, J., Economos, J., Tovar-Aguilar, J. A., & McCauley, L. Occupational risks and pregnancy and infant health outcomes in Florida farmworkers. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 11(8), 7820–7840. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph110807820
2013. Kelley, M. A., Flocks, J. D., Economos, J., & McCauley, L. A. Female Farmworkers’ Health During Pregnancy: Health Care Providers’ Perspectives. Workplace Health & Safety, 61(7), 308–313. https://doi.org/10.3928/21650799-20130617-07
2013. Runkle, J., Flocks, J., Tovar, A., Economos, J., & McCauely, L. Occupational exposure to mancozeb: a reproductive hazard for women working in agriculture. Contraception, 88(2), 315. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.contraception.2013.04.041