Work exposures, injuries, and musculoskeletal discomfort among children and adolescents in dairy farming.

@article{Chapman2009WorkEI,
  title={Work exposures, injuries, and musculoskeletal discomfort among children and adolescents in dairy farming.},
  author={Larry J. Chapman and Alvaro D. Taveira and Ben-Tzion Karsh and Katarina Josefsson and Astrid C. Newenhouse and Robert Hornblower Meyer},
  journal={Journal of agromedicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={
          9-21
        }
}
Little research is available about the specifics of child or adolescent work on dairy farm operations. The objective of this study was to investigate work performed by children and adolescents on these operations. The authors administered mail questionnaires to a community-based, age- and operation size-stratified sample of individuals aged 6 to 18 (n = 240) who worked on dairy operations in Wisconsin. Data were collected in 1999. The 197 children and adolescents reported averaging 567 hours of… CONTINUE READING

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