Musculoskeletal discomfort, injuries, and tasks accomplished by children and adolescents in Wisconsin fresh market vegetable production.

@article{Chapman2003MusculoskeletalDI,
  title={Musculoskeletal discomfort, injuries, and tasks accomplished by children and adolescents in Wisconsin fresh market vegetable production.},
  author={Larry J Chapman and Astrid C Newenhouse and Robert H Meyer and Ben-Tzion Karsh and Alvaro D. Taveira and M G Miquelon},
  journal={Journal of agricultural safety and health},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={91-105}
}
Little or no research is available about the tasks that children and adolescents perform in small scale, fresh market vegetable production. A mail questionnaire was administered in an exploratory study to an age-stratified, convenience sample of children and adolescents age 5 to 18 (n = 81) who were working on Wisconsin fresh market vegetable operations. Children and adolescents reported averaging 349 hours of farm work last year. Youths completed over 1/5 of all the tractor operation and… CONTINUE READING