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Occupational Health and Safety

MCN's New Worker Safety Project Serves the Haitian Community

Farmworker harvests apples

(Photo by Earl Dotter)

Earl Dotter: A Lifetime of Documenting the Hard Work of Others

Farmworkers pose with harvest

Photo by Earl Dotter

In the Field: Training Parents as Community Health Workers to Protect Children from Environmental Hazards

In the Field: Jayuya Outreach Workers Provide Chemical Safety

 

Jayuya Outreach Team

 

Pesticide Poisoning in Monterey: 17 Sick Workers, No Violations

Farmworker girl coughs into hands

"I began crying because I couldn't breath and my vision was blurred," one unidentified worker said.

Farmworker has face covered for pesticide

"I had a severe headache, nausea, sore throat and numb feet," another employee said.

 

Medical-Legal Partnership: Helping Pregnant Agricultural Workers Avoid Pesticide Exposure with Aaron Voit, Esq.

Woman farmworker putting on scarf

photo credit: Alan Pogue

In the Field: Health and Safety for Workers at Castañer General Hospital

MCN Outreach Workers

 

[Editor’s Note: We’re celebrating the work of outreach teams in the Castañer region of Puerto Rico! Three different teams headed out to the streets this summer to provide comprehensive trainings on chemical safety for workers. Read the first blog post here.]

In the Field: Outreach Workers Offer Chemical Safety in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico

MCN Outreach Workers

 

New Research: Dairy Farm Owners Mobilized to Reduce Hazards

 

US Children Need Protection, Too: World Day Against Child Labor

Kids on a farm

photo: Earl Dotter

 

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