Toxic substances, 83-85, 86, 92-93, 98-103

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

see also Pesticides

information on exposure, 4, 28, 99, 155, 236

regulation, 12, 158, 159, 170, 173-174, 228, 229

Training, see Education and training

U

Unemployment, 3, 122

dropouts, 38-39, 116, 156, 166-167, 227

Urban areas, 38, 69, 127-128, 131, 137-138

Utah, 62-63, 208-209

V

Vermont, 75, 208-209

Virginia, 208-209

Vocational education, 120, 136, 187-189, 191

agricultural, 60, 84, 190-191

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

historical perspectives, 22-23

International Labour Organization, 27

occupational health, 4-5, 9-10, 86, 87-88, 101-102, 184-192

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

W

Wages and salaries, 1, 3, 232-233

agricultural sector, 151-152, 158, 160

CPS, 33

injuries correlated with, 86

long-term benefits of work, 3, 122-123, 124, 138, 139, 212

motivation for work, 2, 25, 119, 127

see also Workers' compensation

Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act of 1936, 24

Washington State

agricultural sector, 174-175

hours and days of work, 165, 167, 208-209

injuries, 57-58, 62-65, 76

work permits, 172-173, 235

West Virginia, 208-209

Wholesale trade, 47, 78, 80

Wisconsin, 68-69, 84, 114, 120, 125, 210-211

Workers' compensation, 15, 24, 73-74, 86, 163, 177-179, 184, 234

adolescents, 57, 58, 60-67, 73-74

fatalities, 179

surveillance data, 57, 58, 60-67, 91, 102

Work intensity, see Hours of work

Work permits and registration, 15, 172-173, 234-235

Workplace factors, general, 46-47

injuries, 58-68, 74-77, 85-86, 88-89

work environment, general, 87

commendable employers, 10-11, 223-225

see also Hazardous work;

specific sectors

Work skills

experience of worker, 4-5, 90-91

injuries and, 86

see also Job skills;

Vocational education

Wyoming, 210-211

Y

Young children, 52

agricultural sector, 144-145, 159, 152, 153-154, 157, 158

defined, 19

hours of work, 35, 38

injuries, 53, 99

Youth Development Study, 114, 130-131



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