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Agricultural Youth Worker Stories from the Field: Hand Harvesting Safety Practices

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Subtopic: Behavioral Health.

Keywords: Access to Care, Adolescents and Youth, Agricultural Workers, Education - Patient, Environmental Health, Hispanic Americans/Latinos, Latinas, Injury and Violence Prevention, Migratory and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAW).

Year Developed: 2020

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: Outreach Staff
Secondary Audience: Clinicians Enabling Staff

Language: Spanish

Developed by: National Center for Farmworker Health (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: This digital story explores safety practices for youth working in agriculture by sharing the personal experiences of Juana and Adrian and the lessons they learned about safety while working on a watermelon farm.

Resource Details: Agriculture work remains one of the most hazardous industries. Training is an important part of safety and preventing injury. This digital story explores safety practices for youth working in agriculture by sharing the personal experiences of Juana and Adrian and the lessons they learned about safety while working on a watermelon farm. This video is a great educational resource to enhance the Agricultural Youth Work Guidelines by increasing agricultural youth worker knowledge and adoption of safe practices. The video is narrated in Spanish with English subtitles.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.