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Planning Study of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers inNew York State: Understanding the Occupational Safety Environment Using Focus Groups
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health. Special Issue (1):111-119 . (doi: 10.13031/2013.15360) @1998
Authors: G. Earle-Richardson, J. J. May, J. F. Ivory
Keywords: Migrant farmworkers, Focus groups, New York State, Occupational injury,Worker’s Compensation
In this study, over a hundred migrant and seasonal farmworkers, growers, medical
and social service providers, and researchers from around New York State were
interviewed individually or in focus groups about the issues affecting farmworker
occupational health and safety. The purpose was to understand the occupational
environment in which these workers operate, and to determine the best approach for a