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By Institute of Medicine, National Research Council, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Forestry, and Fishing Research Program Committee to Review the NIOSH Agriculture

ISBN-10: 0309115795

ISBN-13: 9780309115797

The agriculture, forestry, and fishing sectors are the cornerstone of industries that produce nutrition, fiber, and biofuel. The nationwide Institute for Occupational security and wellbeing and fitness (NIOSH) conducts study so as to enhance employee defense and healthiness in those sectors. This nationwide learn Council e-book stories the NIOSH Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing software to guage: the relevance of its paintings to advancements in occupational protection and healthiness; and the influence of study in lowering office health problems and injuries.The evaluate unearths that this system has made significant contributions to bettering employee security and wellbeing and fitness in those fields. to augment the relevance and effect of its paintings and fulfil its project, the NIOSH Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing software should still offer nationwide management, coordination of study, and actions to move findings, applied sciences, and data into perform. this system also will reap the benefits of developing strategic pursuits and enforcing a entire surveillance method in an effort to greater determine and song employee populations in danger.

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CSource: Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008. dSource: Current Population Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2007c. S. Fishing Industry, NIOSH, 2007b. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. html Introduction 23 has typically employed proportionally more people 16-19 years old and 55 years old and above than have other economic sectors (BLS, 2001a). S. farms and ranches (NIOSH, 2006b). The injury and occupational disease experience of the agriculture workforce has varied with age, gender, cohort, and calendar interval.

Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. html Summary  BOX S-1 Scale for Rating Program Relevance and Impact Rating of Relevance 5 = Research is in highest-priority subject areas and highly relevant to improvements in workplace protection; research results in, and NIOSH is engaged in, transfer activities at a significant level (highest rating). 4 = Research is in high-priority subject area and adequately connected to improvements in workplace protection; research results in, and NIOSH is engaged in, transfer activities.

The terms used and the details of the committee’s evaluation are presented in Chapters 3 and 4. The study charge also directed the committee to review the progress that the AFF Program has made in identifying new research and provided the committee with the opportunity to identify emerging research relevant to the program’s mis- Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. eps Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. Centers of Excellence Training and Education Conference Proceedings Alternative Methods Engineering Designs Change in Social Norms Informed Citizens Research to Practice Standards and Regulations Demonstrated Results Trained and Educated Professionals Technologies Intermediate Outcomes Improvements in Occupational Safety and Health in Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing End Outcomes FIGURE 1-1 The AFF Program logic model.

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