J R Myers

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the prevalence of non-ROPS tractors on farms in the U.S
    J R Myers
    Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 16:265-78. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence of roll-over protective structure (ROPS)-equipped tractors on Hispanic-operated farms in the United States
    John R Myers
    Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Agromedicine 15:137-47. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Agricultural tractor overturn deaths: Assessment of trends and risk factors
    John R Myers
    Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:662-72. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of ROPS-equipped tractors on minority operated farms in the US
    John R Myers
    Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:408-18. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Injuries and fatalities to U.S. farmers and farm workers 55 years and older
    John R Myers
    Division of Safety Research, NIOSH, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:185-94. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Youth living on Hispanic-operated farms: injuries and population estimates in the U.S., 2000
    L A Layne
    NIOSH Division of Safety Research, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 15:377-88. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Nonfatal injuries to household youth on racial minority-operated farms in the U.S., 2000
    E M Goldcamp
    Division of Safety Research, NIOSH, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 12:315-24. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Fatal on-farm injuries among youth 16 to 19 years of age: 1982-1994
    J R Myers
    Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 7:101-12. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Adoption of rollover protective structures (ROPS) on U.S. farm tractors by state: 1993-1995, 2001, and 2004
    D L Hard
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Safety Research, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 17:157-72. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint On-farm falls among youth less than 20 years old in the U.S
    K J Hendricks
    NIOSH Division of Safety Research, 1095 Willowdale Road, M S 1808, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 10:27-38. 2004

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the prevalence of non-ROPS tractors on farms in the U.S
    J R Myers
    Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 16:265-78. 2010
    ..Economic factors play a major role in the prevalence and distribution of non-ROPS tractors on farms. The identified associations can be used to effectively target areas of the U.S. for ROPS promotion activities...
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence of roll-over protective structure (ROPS)-equipped tractors on Hispanic-operated farms in the United States
    John R Myers
    Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Agromedicine 15:137-47. 2010
    ..These findings were similar to those seen for racial minority farms and the general farming population. These results can be used to target ROPS promotion programs for Hispanic farmers across the United States...
  3. doi request reprint Agricultural tractor overturn deaths: Assessment of trends and risk factors
    John R Myers
    Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:662-72. 2010
    ..Studies have reported on the hazards associated with tractor overturns, but none have reported on trends in tractor overturn fatality rates in the United States (US)...
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of ROPS-equipped tractors on minority operated farms in the US
    John R Myers
    Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:408-18. 2009
    ..Roll-over protective structures (ROPS) are a proven intervention, but are not on a sufficient number of tractors in the US to reduce these deaths. Little has been reported on ROPS use by racial minority farm operators...
  5. doi request reprint Injuries and fatalities to U.S. farmers and farm workers 55 years and older
    John R Myers
    Division of Safety Research, NIOSH, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:185-94. 2009
    ..Previous studies have shown that older farmers and farm workers have been identified at high risk for farm fatalities, most notably involving tractor overturns. Older farmers also incur more severe non-fatal injuries...
  6. ncbi request reprint Youth living on Hispanic-operated farms: injuries and population estimates in the U.S., 2000
    L A Layne
    NIOSH Division of Safety Research, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 15:377-88. 2009
    ..These data provide previously unavailable descriptive statistics for both the nonfatal injury burden and population estimate for youth on Hispanic-operated farms...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nonfatal injuries to household youth on racial minority-operated farms in the U.S., 2000
    E M Goldcamp
    Division of Safety Research, NIOSH, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 12:315-24. 2006
    ..Results of the M-CAIS suggest the need for prevention strategies to address issues found within these specific sub-populations of the agricultural community...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fatal on-farm injuries among youth 16 to 19 years of age: 1982-1994
    J R Myers
    Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 7:101-12. 2001
    ..9%) and firearms (28.6%). For the years 1991 through 1994, drowning and firearms accounted for approximately the same number of on-farm deaths as machinery. Nonoccupational risks are a concern for youth 16-19 years of age on the farm...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adoption of rollover protective structures (ROPS) on U.S. farm tractors by state: 1993-1995, 2001, and 2004
    D L Hard
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Safety Research, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 17:157-72. 2011
    ..However, addressing this public health issue on a large scale will require resources and an organized commitment, which have historically been lacking...
  10. ncbi request reprint On-farm falls among youth less than 20 years old in the U.S
    K J Hendricks
    NIOSH Division of Safety Research, 1095 Willowdale Road, M S 1808, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 10:27-38. 2004
    ..Strategies such as providing safe play areas for young children and continuing efforts to prevent extra riders on farm equipment will help in reducing these hazardous fall exposures...
  11. doi request reprint Tracking the prevalence of rollover protective structures on U.S. farm tractors: 1993, 2001, and 2004
    Kelly A Loringer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, USA
    J Safety Res 39:509-17. 2008
    ..A Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) is a proven intervention to reduce overturn deaths. However, farm characteristics that are associated with the adoption of ROPS are not well understood...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fatal work-related injuries in the agriculture production sector among youth in the United States, 1992-2002
    David L Hard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Safety Research, Analysis and Field Evaluations Branch, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Agromedicine 11:57-65. 2006
    ..This research also has direct applications for farm parents and safety and health professionals who work with the priority population of young agricultural workers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Injuries to youth living on U.S. farms in 2001 with comparison to 1998
    Kitty J Hendricks
    Division of Safety Research, Surveillance and Field Investigations Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Agromedicine 10:19-26. 2005
    ..There was also an increase in the number of all terrain vehicle (ATV) and horse-related injuries. Continued surveillance is needed to assess if these are significant trends or the result of changing farm demographics...
  14. ncbi request reprint Household youth on minority operated farms in the United States, 2000: exposures to and injuries from work, horses, ATVs and tractors
    Kitty J Hendricks
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, M S 1808, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Safety Res 36:149-57. 2005
    ..S. farms) face hazards similar to the general farm population; however, since minority youth are not well represented by general farm surveys, this information hasn't been confirmed...
  15. doi request reprint Nonfatal injuries to household youth on Native American operated farms in the U.S., 2000
    E Michael Goldcamp
    Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    J Agromedicine 11:61-9. 2006
    ..However, further research is needed to more fully understand these results and to guide culturally appropriate interventions within this population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Farm fatalities to youth 1995-2000: A comparison by age groups
    Michael Goldcamp
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, USA
    J Safety Res 35:151-7. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Traumatic injuries in agriculture
    D L Hard
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Safety Research, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 2888, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 8:51-65. 2002
    ..Continued development of relevant surveillance systems and implementation of appropriate interventions are the primary challenges for the current decade...
  18. ncbi request reprint Characterization of hard metal dusts from sintering and detonation coating processes and comparative hydroxyl radical production
    Michael J Keane
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Chem Res Toxicol 15:1010-6. 2002
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