Occupational Injury and Treatment Patterns of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers
Highlights a study based on a survey of migrant and seasonal workers in Maine and New York regarding occupational injuries and treatment locations. Breaks down rate of migrant health center and emergency room utilization, as well as the rate of injuries treated elsewhere and those that went untreated.
Author(s): Melissa A. Brower, Giulia B. Earle-Richardson, John J. May, Paul L. Jenkins Citation: Journal of Agromedicine, 14(2), 172-178 Date: 05/2009 Type: Document view details
Website offering resources on health and safety for youth in agricultural settings, including consideration of both working and non-working youth. Offers guidelines for supervisors of working youth under 18, video demonstrations, hazard mapping tools, agritourism safety information, and more. Type: Website Sponsoring organizations: National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety, National Farm Medicine Center view details
Kansas Rural Center's Rural Papers Newsletter
A quarterly newsletter that focuses on state and national topics such as sustainable agriculture, environmental health, farm technology and policy, food access, farm to school programs, and more. Type: Journal/Newsletter Sponsoring organization: Kansas Rural Center view details
AgriStress Helpline: Crisis Support for Agricultural Communities
Helpline connects farmers and agricultural workers to trained professionals offering mental health support and resources in their area. Provides crisis support tailored for the agricultural community with an understanding of the values, stressors, and lived experiences of the agricultural community. Helpline is open 24/7 and is currently available in CT, MO, PA, TX, VA, and WY. Type: Hotline Sponsoring organization: AgriSafe Network view details
Farm Family Resource Initiative
Support and resource network for Illinois farm families, including a helpline, ongoing outreach, education, and training. Helpline is available through call or text to 1-833-FARM-SOS (833-327-6767). Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Center for Rural Health and Social Service Development (CRHSSD) view details
Texas Stress & Mental Health
Offers information on farmer mental health and stress management resources, including the AgriStress Helpline for Texas.
833.897.2474 Type: Hotline Sponsoring organizations: AgriSafe Network, University of Texas at Tyler Health Science Center view details