Sun protection behaviors among Hispanic farmworkers

Completed Pilot Project

Project Title: Sun Protection Behaviors among Hispanic Farmworkers

PI: Greg Kearney, DrPH, MPH; Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University

Relevance: This study assessed the exposures and protective measures taken by farm workers to reduce sun exposure and risks for heat stress and skin damage. The study evaluated the effectiveness of new worker training, deployment patterns, and field and plant technologies.