By Institute of Medicine, National Research Council, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Forestry, and Fishing Research Program Committee to Review the NIOSH Agriculture

The agriculture, forestry, and fishing sectors are the cornerstone of industries that produce foodstuff, fiber, and biofuel. The nationwide Institute for Occupational defense and wellbeing and fitness (NIOSH) conducts examine so one can enhance employee protection and well-being in those sectors. This nationwide learn Council ebook reports the NIOSH Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing software to judge the 1) relevance of its paintings to advancements in occupational security and healthiness and a couple of) the influence of analysis in lowering place of work health problems and accidents. The overview unearths that this system has made significant contributions to enhancing employee protection and wellbeing and fitness in those fields. to reinforce the relevance and influence of its paintings and satisfy its undertaking, the NIOSH Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing software should still offer nationwide management, coordination of analysis, and actions to move findings, applied sciences, and data into perform. this system also will reap the benefits of setting up strategic targets and imposing a entire surveillance method in an effort to larger establish and tune employee populations at risk.

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Several factors contributed to these successes: research that was focused and targeted, use of clear and consistent surveillance methods, involvement of key stakeholders, and motivated core staff to ensure project continuity. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. html Summary  BOX S-1 Scale for Rating Program Relevance and Impact Rating of Relevance 5 = Research is in highest-priority subject areas and highly relevant to improvements in workplace protection; research results in, and NIOSH is engaged in, transfer activities at a significant level (highest rating).

Roosevelt instituting policy (USDA, 1942), which would be used decades later as the basis of the 1990 congressional appropriations language to establish the NIOSH AFF Program. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the ­National Safety Council (NSC, 1954), and was a sentinel development because it paved the way for key players to closely cooperate over the next 3 decades. The NSC, an organization dedicated to protecting life and promoting health, convened annual conferences from the late 1940s onward to highlight intentional and unintentional injuries at agricultural worksites and provided a training and networking venue for state-level agricultural safety specialists and others engaged in agricultural safety.

A: The AFF Program should incorporate broader social science expertise into the research diffusion process. b: The AFF Program should explore communication tools capable of reaching the AFF workforce. Improve Stakeholder Engagement and Partnerships Recommendation 6: The AFF Program should establish a new model to involve stakeholders throughout the research process, and should also establish an effective multipartite stakeholder mechanism that includes at-risk workers and other organizations to focus on occupational safety and health.

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