Publications

This list is also available in a PDF file. Click here to download it.This list is also available in Mendeley. Click here to join our Mendeley group and receive updates as soon as new publications are being added.Research results are being published by SCCAHS partners and other stakeholders on occupational safety in agriculture, fishing, and forestry. These studies are benefiting employers, families, and workers at the 240,000 farms estimated by the US Department of Agriculture to be operating in the region, as well as forestry and fishery industries.

Pesticides
2014. Flocks, J. Protecting Farmworker Children from Pesticide Exposure. Physicians for Social Responsibility, Environmental Health Institute. Retrieved from http://www.psr.org/environment-and-health/environmental-health-policy-institute/responses/protecting-farmworker-children.html

2014. Runkle, J., Culley, J., Economos, J., Mac, V., Tovar, J. A., Flocks, J. J., & McCauley, L. Participatory Educational Intervention to Address Heat, Ergonomic Stress, and Pesticide Exposure as Workplace Hazards for Female Farmworkers in Central Florida. Journal of Agromedicine, 19(2), 235–235. https://doi.org/10.1080/1059924X.2014.892448

2013. Grzywacz, J. G., Arcury, T. A., Talton, J. W., D’Agostino, R. B., Trejo, G., Mirabelli, M. C., & Quandt, S. A. “Causes” of pesticide safety behavior change in Latino farm worker families. American Journal of Health Behavior, 37(4), 449–457. https://doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.37.4.3

2013. Runkle, J. D., Tovar-Aguilar, J. A., Economos, E., Flocks, J., Williams, B., Muniz, J. F., … McCauley, L. Pesticide risk perception and biomarkers of exposure in Florida female farmworkers. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 55(11), 1286–92. https://doi.org/10.1097/JOM.0b013e3182973396

2012. Flocks, J., Kelley, M., Economos, J., & McCauley, L. Female farmworkers’ perceptions of pesticide exposure and pregnancy health. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 14(4), 626–632. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10903-011-9554-6

2010. Mayer, B., Flocks, J., & Monaghan, P. The role of employers and supervisors in promoting pesticide safety behavior among Florida farmworkers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 53(8), 814–824. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.20826

2007. Flocks, J., Monaghan, P., Albrecht, S., & Bahena, A. Florida farmworkers’ perceptions and lay knowledge of occupational pesticides. Journal of Community Health, 32(3), 181–194. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10900-006-9040-6

2007. Liebman, A. K., Juarez, P. M., Leyva, C., & Corona, A. A Pilot Program Using Promotoras de Salud to Educate Farmworker Families About the Risks from Pesticide Exposure. Journal of Agromedicine, 12(2), 33–43. https://doi.org/10.1300/J096v12n02_04

Heat Stress
2015. Ashley, C. D., Ferron, J., & Bernard, T. E. Loss of Heat Acclimation and Time to Re-establish Acclimation. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 12(5), 302–308. https://doi.org/10.1080/15459624.2014.987387

2015. Bernard, T. E., & Iheanacho, I. Heat index and adjusted temperature as surrogates for wet bulb globe temperature to screen for occupational heat stress. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 12(5), 323–333. https://doi.org/10.1080/15459624.2014.989365

2014. Runkle, J., Culley, J., Economos, J., Mac, V., Tovar, J. A., Flocks, J. J., & McCauley, L. Participatory Educational Intervention to Address Heat, Ergonomic Stress, and Pesticide Exposure as Workplace Hazards for Female Farmworkers in Central Florida. Journal of Agromedicine, 19(2), 235–235. https://doi.org/10.1080/1059924X.2014.892448

2013. Flocks, J., Vi Thien Mac, V., Runkle, J., Tovar-Aguilar, J. A., Economos, J., & McCauley, L. A. Female Farmworkers’ Perceptions of Heat-Related Illness and Pregnancy Health. Journal of Agromedicine, 18(4), 350–358. https://doi.org/10.1080/1059924X.2013.826607

2010. Bernard, T., Ashley, C., Trentacosta, J., Kapur, V., & Tew, S. Critical heat stress evaluation of clothing ensembles with different levels of porosity. Ergonomics, 53(8), 1048–1058. https://doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2010.494736

2010. Jackson, L. L., & Rosenberg, H. R. Preventing heat-related illness among agricultural workers. Journal of Agromedicine, 15(3), 200–215. https://doi.org/10.1080/1059924X.2010.487021

2008. Ashley, C. D., Luecke, C. L., Schwartz, S. S., Islam, M. Z., & Bernard, T. E. Heat strain at the critical WBGT and the effects of gender, clothing and metabolic rate. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 38(7–8), 640–644. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2008.01.017

2008. Bernard, T. E., Caravello, V., Schwartz, S. W., & Ashley, C. D. WBGT clothing adjustment factors for four clothing ensembles and the effects of metabolic demands. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 5(1), 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1080/15459620701732355

2008. Caravello, V., McCullough, E. A., Ashley, C. D., & Bernard, T. E. Apparent evaporative resistance at critical conditions for five clothing ensembles. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 104(2), 361–367. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-007-0655-9

2006. Gonzalez, N. W., Bernard, T. E., Carroll, N. L., Bryner, M. a, & Zeigler, J. P. Maximum sustainable work rate for five protective clothing ensembles with respect to moisture vapor transmission rate and air permeability. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 3(2), 80–6. https://doi.org/10.1080/15459620500498133

2005. Bernard, T. E., Luecke, C. L., Schwartz, S. W., Kirkland, K. S., & Ashley, C. D. WBGT clothing adjustments for four clothing ensembles under three relative humidity levels. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 2(5), 251–256. https://doi.org/10.1080/15459620590934224

Education & Extension Techniques
2014. Brain, R. G., Hostetler, M. E., & Irani, T. A. Why Do Cattle Ranchers Participate in Conservation Easement Agreements? Key Motivators in Decision Making. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 38(3), 299–316. https://doi.org/10.1080/21683565.2013.819479

2014. Gillen, M., Spence, L., Douglas, D., & Williams, B. C. Providing Money Management Education to Women through Extension – Women and Money: Unique Issues. The Forum for Family and Consumer Issues, 19(1). Retrieved from https://ncsu.edu/ffci/publications/2014/v19-n1-2014-spring/gillen-spence-williams.php

2014. Morera, M. C., Monaghan, P. F., Galindo-Gonzalez, S., Tovar-Aguilar, J. A., Roka, F. M., & Asuaje, C. Evaluating Extension-Based Adult Education for Agricultural Labor Supervisors. Journal of Agricultural Education, 55(3), 72–88. https://doi.org/10.5032/jae.2014.03072

2014. Morera, M. C., Monaghan, P. F., Tovar-Aguilar, J. A., Galindo-Gonzalez, S., Roka, F. M., & Asuaje, C. Improving Health and Safety Conditions in Agriculture Through Professional Training of Florida Farm Labor Supervisors. Journal of Agromedicine, 19(2), 117–122. https://doi.org/10.1080/1059924X.2014.886318

2014. Tovar-Aguilar, J. A., Monaghan, P. F., Bryant, C. A., Esposito, A., Wade, M., Ruiz, O., & McDermott, R. J. Improving Eye Safety in Citrus Harvest Crews Through the Acceptance of Personal Protective Equipment, Community-based Participatory Research, Social Marketing, and Community Health Workers. Journal of Agromedicine, 19(2), 244–245. https://doi.org/10.1080/1059924X.2014.892852

2014. Warner, L. A., Galindo-Gonzalez, S., & Gutter, M. S. Building Impactful Extension Programs by Understanding How People Change. University of Florida Cooperative Extension EDIS Document #WC189. Retrieved from http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/WC/WC18900.pdf

2013. Lamm, A. J., & Israel, G. D. A National Examination of Extension Professionals’ Use of Evaluation: Does Intended Use Improve Effort? Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 1(1), 49–62. Retrieved from http://media.wix.com/ugd//c8fe6e_5b9eec9ff883f1d0efcd9f0731f0c857.pdf

2013. Lamm, A. J., Israel, G. D., & Diehl, D. A National Perspective on the Current Evaluation Activities in Extension. Journal of Extension, 51(1), 136–149. Retrieved from https://www.joe.org/joe/2013february/a1.php

2013. Monaghan, P., Ott, E., & Wilber, W. Defining audience segments for Extension programming using reported water conservation practices as a case study : Audience segments for urban water conservation programs. Journal of Extension, 51(6), 1–14. Retrieved from https://www.joe.org/joe/2013december/a8.php

2012. Lamm, A., Shoulders, C., Roberts, G., Irani, T., Snyder, L., & Brendemuhl, J. The Influence of Cognitive Diversity on Group Problem Solving Strategy. Journal of Agricultural Education, 53(1), 18–30. https://doi.org/10.5032/jae.2012.01018

2011. Ammerman, A., Harris, J. R., Brownson, R. C., & Tovar-Aguilar, J. A. CDC’s Prevention Research Centers Program: Translating Research into Action with Communities. The Journal of Primary Prevention, 32(3–4), 131–134. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10935-011-0252-x

2011. Lamm, A., & Israel, G. An Organizational Approach to Understanding Evaluation in Extension. Journal of Agricultural Education, 52(4), 136–149. https://doi.org/10.5032/jae.2011.04136

2011. Lamm, A., Rhoades, E., Irani, T., Roberts, G., & Snyder, L. Utilizing Natural Cognitive Tendencies to Enhance Agricultural Education Programs. Journal of Agricultural Education, 52(2), 12–23. https://doi.org/10.5032/jae.2011.02012

2011. Monaghan, P. Lessons Learned from a Community Coalition with Diverse Stakeholders: The Partnership for Citrus Worker Health. Annals of Anthropological Practice, 35(2), 27–42. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.2153-9588.2011.01080.x

2011. Telg, R., Irani, T., Monaghan, P., Chiarelli, C., Scicchitano, M., & Johns, T. Preferred information channels and source trustworthiness: Assessing communication methods used in Florida’s battle against citrus greening. Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture, 5(1), 83–103. Retrieved from http://journalofappliedcommunications.org/images/stories/issues/2012/jac_v96_n1_article4.pdf

2011. Thakadu, O. T., Irani, T. A., & Telg, R. Communicating in the Public Sphere: Attitudes Toward Different Public Instructional Communication Methods. Environmental Communication, 5(1), 83–103. https://doi.org/10.1080/17524032.2010.537669

2009. Grzywacz, J. G., Arcury, T. A., Marín, A., Carrillo, L., Coates, M. L., & Quandt, S. A. Using Lay Health Promoters in Occupational Health: Outcome Evaluation in a Sample of Latino Poultry-Processing Workers. NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy, 19(4), 449–466. https://doi.org/10.2190/NS.19.4.e

2008. Monaghan, P. F., Bryant, C. A., Baldwin, J. A., Zhu, Y., Ibrahimou, B., Lind, J. D., … McDermott, R. J. Using Community-Based Prevention Marketing to Improve Farm Worker Safety. Social Marketing Quarterly, 14(4), 71–87. https://doi.org/10.1080/15245000802477607

2007. Liebman, A. K., Juarez, P. M., Leyva, C., & Corona, A. A Pilot Program Using Promotoras de Salud to Educate Farmworker Families About the Risks from Pesticide Exposure. Journal of Agromedicine, 12(2), 33–43. https://doi.org/10.1300/J096v12n02_04

2004. Ruth, A., Telg, R., Irani, T., & Locke, D. Agricultural scientists’ perceptions of fairness and accuracy of science and agriculture coverage in the news media. In 2004 Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Convention, Agricultural Communications Section. Tulsa, OK. Retrieved from http://agrilifecdn.tamu.edu/saas/files/2011/02/mediaperceptions.pdf

Family & Health
2014. Runkle, J., Flocks, J., Economos, J., Tovar-Aguilar, J. A., & McCauley, L. Occupational risks and pregnancy and infant health outcomes in Florida farmworkers. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 11(8), 7820–7840. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph110807820

2013. Kelley, M. A., Flocks, J. D., Economos, J., & McCauley, L. A. Female Farmworkers’ Health During Pregnancy: Health Care Providers’ Perspectives. Workplace Health & Safety, 61(7), 308–313. https://doi.org/10.3928/21650799-20130617-07

2013. Runkle, J., Flocks, J., Tovar, A., Economos, J., & McCauely, L. Occupational exposure to mancozeb: a reproductive hazard for women working in agriculture. Contraception, 88(2), 315. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.contraception.2013.04.041

 

Last update: April 1, 2017.

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