Hired Farmworkers: Health and Well-being at Risk : Report to Congressional Requesters

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Page 5 - The Honorable Edward R. Roybal Chairman, Select Committee on Aging House of Representatives Dear Mr. Chairman: By letter dated March 9, 1987, you stated your concern that certain "aging organizations...
Page 10 - ... the air they breathe, the water they drink, and the food they eat are being poisoned by other misapplications of scientific knowledge.
Page 35 - Joseph O. Prewitt Diaz, Robert T. Trotter II, and Vidal A. Rivera, Jr., The Effects of Migration on Children; An Ethnographic Study (State College, Pennsylvania: Centro de Estudios Sobre la Migracion, 1989), p. 106.
Page 11 - Pesticide Exposure and Working Conditions among Migrant Farmworker Children in Western New York State," presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, 1990.
Page 18 - Fatal and nonfatal farm injuries to children and adolescents in the United States.
Page 11 - In the case of an animal administered any investigational drug regulated under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended (21 USC 301 et seq.) , the...
Page 11 - USA is considered in the context of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued health standards covering approximately 24 toxic substances; all these standards have included medical surveillance programmes.
Page 8 - Federal labor law and child labor regulations permit children to work in agriculture at a younger age than in other industries. The minimum age at which children can work in hazardous occupations— such as mining and logging— is 18.
Page 27 - ... Robert T. Trotter II, and Vidal A. Rivera, Jr., The Effects of Migration on Children: An Ethnographic Study (State College, Pennsylvania: Centre de Estudios Sobre la Migracion, 1989), pp. 55-56; (2) Immigration Reform: Potential Impact on West Coast Farm Labor (GAO/HRD-89-89, August 17, 1989); and (3) State of California Department of Housing and Community Development, Migrant Farmworker Housing In California (Sacramento, California: State of California, 1988), p. 4. 'Reports include (1) Edward...
Page 23 - SK 1985. Medical utilization patterns of migrant farm workers in Wayne County, New York.

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