3140.0 From Farm to Fork - a roundtable on health & safety in food production and food service

Monday, November 8, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Objectives: Describe the continuum of health and safety hazards in the food industry, from production to food service. Identify health and safety hazards in the food manufacturing sector and characteristics of the worker population that affect their health outcomes. Describe occupational risk factors for workers involved in the food industry, including musculo-skeletal disorders and other hazards.

Table 1
Occupational Injuries among Latino Immigrant Poultry and Manual Workers: Study Design and Descriptive statistics
Dana Mora, MPH, Thomas A. Arcury, PhD, Joseph G. Grzywacz, PhD, Haiying Chen, PHD, Jill Blocker, MS and Sara A. Quandt, PhD
Table 3
Farm-related factors associated with asthma in U.S. farm operators: Results from the 2006 Farm and Ranch Safety Survey
Patricia Schleiff, MS, Jacek M. Mazurek, MD, MS, PhD and Girija Syamlal, MBBS, MPH
Table 4
A Campus-Community Partnership for Migrant Tomato Workers' Health
Alexis Andino, Karin Hoffman, Steve Manock, MD MS, Amy K. Liebman, MA, MPA, Joseph Florence, MD, Sharon Loury, PhD RN and Ken Silver, SM, DSc
Table 5
Health and Safety in San Francisco's Chinatown Restaurants: Findings from an Observational Survey
Alvaro Morales, MPH Candidate, Megan E. Gaydos, MPH, Alicia L. Salvatore, DrPH, Pamela Tau Lee, Shaw San Liu, Charlotte Chang, DrPH, MPH, Niklas Krause, MD, PhD, Meredith Minkler, DrPH and Rajiv Bhatia, MD, MPH
Table 6
Workers' Experience of Slipping in US Limited Service Restaurants
Santosh K. Verma, ScD, MPH, MBBS, Wen R. Chang, PhD, Theodore K. Courtney, MS, CSP, David A. Lombardi, PhD, Yueng-hsiang (Emily) Huang, PhD, Melanye J. Brennan, MS, Murray A. Mittleman, DrPH and Melissa Perry, ScD

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Organized by: Occupational Health and Safety
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)