Agricultural Medicine: Rural Occupational and Environmental Health, Safety, and Prevention
John Wiley & Sons, Jun 13, 2016 - Technology & Engineering - 608 pages
Newly updated, Agricultural Medicine: Rural Occupational Health, Safety, and Prevention, Second Editionis a groundbreaking and comprehensive textbook and reference for students and practitioners of public health, and professionals in the field of rural agricultural occupational health and safety. The book introduces specific occupational and environmental health and safety issues faced by agricultural workers and rural residents, and provides a roadmap to establishing sustainable worker and public health support in agricultural communities.
Responding to reader demand, Agricultural Medicine, Second Edition now features more case studies, key point summaries, and new international perspective chapters comparing North American health and agricultural practices to those in Europe, the Asia Pacific, and South America.
Agricultural health and safety engages a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals, veterinarians, safety professionals, engineers, sociologists, epidemiologists, and psychologists, for whom this book serves as an essential resource.
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SPECIAL RISk POPULATIONS IN AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITIES
AGRICULTURAL RESPIRATORY DISEASES
AGRICULTURAL SkIN DISEASES
CANCER IN AGRICULTURAL POPULATIONS
HEALTH EFFECTS OF AGRICULTURAL PESTICIDES
GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS IN AGRICULTURE
PSYCHOSOCIAL CONDITIONS IN AGRICULTURE
ACUTE INJURIES IN AGRICULTURE
OVERVIEW OF OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS
INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
PREVENTION OF ILLNESS AND INJURY IN AGRICULTURE