Assessing Health and Safety Concerns and Psychological Stressors among Agricultural Workers in the U.S. Midwest
Results of a 2018 study of 540 farmers in Iowa, Ohio, Missouri, Minnesota, and Nebraska, identifying agricultural work stressors including chemical and equipment safety, finances, and health concerns such as hearing loss, respiratory problems, depression, and acute illnesses. Examines differences between mail and in-person survey modes, and compares their effectiveness in promoting farm workers' willingness to participate in the surveys. Features demographics and statistics on the types of stress experienced.
Kanika Arora, Marsha Cheyney, Fredric Gerr, et al.
Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 26(1), 45-58
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
Agricultural health and safety · Chronic respiratory conditions · Depression · Farmers and farmworkers · Hearing impairment · Mental health · Statistics and data · Stress and stress disorders · Iowa · Minnesota · Missouri · Nebraska · Ohio