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OSHA's Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers

HEAT ILLNESS CAN BE DEADLY. Every year, thousands of workers become sick from exposure to heat, and some even die. These illnesses and deaths are preventable.

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Preventing Agricultural Pesticide Exposure: Revisions to the EPA’s Worker Protection Standard

In 2015, for the first time in over 20 years, the Environmental Protection Agency updated the Worker Protection Standard (WPS). The WPS provides basic workplace protections for agricultural workers to reduce the risk of pesticide exposre. This issue brief overviews the major revisions that are particularly relevant for clinicians caring for agricultural workers. 

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Providing Medical Services to Low-Wage Workers with Job Injuries: Model Tools and Instructions for CHCs in California

This booklet is intended to help Community Health Centers put in place an effective and efficient workers' compensation program.

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Regulatory Changes in the EPA's Worker Protection Standard

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing changes to the Worker Protection Standard (WPS), the agricultural worker regulation intended to provide basic workplace protection for millions of farmworkers.

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State Workers' Compensation Requirements for Employers of Farmworkers

Farmworker Justice and MCN compiled state-by-state requirements for employers to provide workers compensation to agricultural workers. The document sites case law where applicable.

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The Year in U.S. Occupational Health & Safety: Fall 2012 – Summer 2013

A report prepared by researchers at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services features a wealth of information on occupational health and safety and the migrant population, from farmworkers to fast-food chain employees to restaurant cooks and servers.

News release:
http://defendingscience.org/news/labor-day-looking-back-year-us-occupational-health-and-safety

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Weak Enforcement Practices Protect Florida Growers - Florida Palm Beach Post (Part 2 of 3 Part Series)

Probe of ill workers cited to expose flaws, Farmworker advocates say the state mishandled a case in which 20 migrants were sickened.

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WEBINAR SLIDES: Caring for the Injured Worker

These are the slides from an MCN/ Farmworker Justice sponsored webinar titled "Caring for the Injured Worker: Effective Partnerships between Clinicians, Health Centers, and Lawyers."

Originally presented on Wednesday June 26, 2013

PRESENTERS: Brent Probinsky, JD, Probinsky and Associates, PA

Dr. Ed Zuroweste, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Migrant Clinicians Network

Caring for the Injured Worker

 

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