school-to-work programs, 10, 30, 119-120, 163, 186-189, 190, 217

school-to-work relationship;

see School-to-work relationship

sleep needs, 11, 95-97, 130, 140, 156

urban/rural differences, 38, 69, 127-128, 131, 137-138

vocational attainment and work, 3, 17, 51, 120, 121-125, 138, 139, 212, 226

workers' compensation, 57, 58, 60-67, 73-74

work force estimates, 2, 3, 17, 31-32, 33-35, 41-45, 47

agriculture, 143-144

sectoral breakdowns, 3, 4, 31-32, 33-35, 41-48 (passim)

Adults

effects of childhood work on, 111-112

employment, 3, 17, 51, 120, 121-125, 138, 139, 212, 226

health, 12, 83

injuries, 4, 88

occupational health training, 88, 185

see also Parents

African Americans, 33, 49, 123, 135, 150

Age factors, 220

agricultural sector, 13, 144-145, 149, 156, 229

minimum working age, 157, 158, 164, 167

disabled, 51

employment of young children, 8

federal law, 5, 12, 14, 21

hazardous work, 13, 71, 169-171, 185, 229

historical perspective, 20-21

hours of work 5, 11, 12, 18, 21, 38-40, 45, 69-71, 105, 115, 157-158, 162, 164-167

injuries, 70-71, 74, 77, 81, 83, 90-91, 99, 101, 104, 108

international perspective, 28

likelihood of employment and, 33

minority groups, 49

sleep needs, 95-96

work site segregation, 125

see also Adolescents;

Minimum working age;

Young children

Agricultural sector, 3, 13-14, 30, 141-161

adolescents, 13, 143-145, 149, 156, 158, 229

age factors, 13, 144-145, 149, 156, 229

minimum working age, 157, 158, 164, 167

attitudes of workers, 146

CPS, 144

economic factors, general, 142, 151

family farms, 2, 13-14, 20, 141-152, 158, 159, 160, 164, 165, 167, 170, 171

defined, 143

Fair Labor Standards Act, 152, 157, 158, 160, 164, 165, 167, 178, 218

fatalities, 3, 4, 152-153

gender factors, 146-147, 150, 152, 153

hazardous work, 13, 14, 145, 149, 151, 157-159, 163-164, 168, 170, 171, 174-175, 228-229, 230-231

hazardous orders, 13, 157, 158-160, 167-168, 170, 171, 229

machinery, 142, 148, 149, 157-159, 160, 170

health hazards surveillance, 83-84

historical perspectives, 142-143, 146-148, 149-150

immigrants, 146, 148, 150

hours of work, 13, 155-156, 158, 160-161, 164, 165, 227-228

illegal employment, 181

injuries, 3, 4, 54-55, 58-63, 66-69, 78-81, 104, 106, 107, 142, 143, 145, 149, 152-153, 160, 190-191



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