job skills, 140, 151, 156

migrant workers, 8, 84

National Agricultural Workers Survey, 144, 150-151, 156

NIOSH role, 153, 190, 232

noise, 84

occupational diseases, 143, 145, 153-154, 160-161

Occupational Safety and Health Act, 141, 157, 159, 160, 174, 175

OSHA, 13-14, 141, 157, 159, 230-231, 232

physical labor, 155-156, 236

poverty, 151

regional factors, 148, 149, 150

regulatory issues, 13-14, 141-142, 157-160, 163, 164, 174-175, 181, 227-228, 230-231

legal exceptions to regulation, 5, 13-14, 141-142, 157, 164, 165, 218, 230-231

research methodology, 144-145, 152, 155

safety and health education, 190-191

sanitation, 155, 156, 159

small farms, 13-14, 148, 157, 159, 174, 230;

see also ''family farms" supra

state government role, 141, 163, 174-175

surveillance, 14, 28, 144-145, 152, 155

migrant farm workers, 8, 216, 217, 219

pesticides, 14, 28, 155

toxic chemicals, 84, 154, 159, 170, 174, 176, 231-232;

see also Pesticides

vocational education, 60, 84, 190-191

wages, 151-152, 158, 160

workers' compensation, 234

work force estimates, 3, 32, 43, 46, 47, 150, 151

young children, 144-145, 152, 153-154, 157, 158, 159

Alabama, 172, 194-195

Alaska, 75, 194-195

Alcohol use and abuse, 126

gender factors, 134

hours of work and, 18, 97, 133

American Academy of Pediatrics, 185

American Public Health Association, 185

Americans with Disabilities Act, 50

Amputations, 58-61, 67-68, 90-91

Annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, 56, 57, 98, 100, 215, 216

Apprenticeships, 10, 21, 27, 120, 169, 187,188, 224

Arkansas, 194-195

Asphyxiation, 78, 80, 107

Attitudes

adolescents, 25, 119, 121, 134-135, 136

agricultural workers, 146

demonstration projects, 189

parents, 19, 25-26, 118, 122, 126-127

disabled children, 51

family farmers, 146

pseudo-maturity, 134

responsibility, sense of, 3, 17, 19, 26, 121-122, 128-129, 130, 212

self-esteem, 1, 3, 17, 128-131, 138, 212, 272, 275

supervisors, 127

worker attitudes, 121, 136

see also Life skills;

Motivation for employment

Austria, 27

Automobiles, see Motor vehicles

B

Bureau of Census, 218

see also Current Population Survey

Bureau of Justice Statistics, 219



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